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The world fact book - CIA
Information about a country including:
Geography, people and society, government, economy, energy, communications, military and security,
transport and transnational issues.
N.B. From an american viewpoint
Country studies - LOC
This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy.
Numbeo is the world’s largest database of user contributed data about cities and countries worldwide. Numbeo provides current and timely information on world living conditions including cost of living, housing indicators, health care, traffic, crime and pollution.
In the news people in other cultures seem stranger than they are.
We visited 264 families in 50 countries and collected 30,000 photos.
We sorted the homes by income, from left to right.
by Paul "Barby" Barbato
IndexMundi contains detailed country statistics, charts, and maps compiled from multiple sources.
You can explore and analyze thousands of indicators organized by region, country, topic, industry sector, and type.