Canadian Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade - Countries and Regions
This website provides brief facts and information about over 200 countries worldwide. Each country listing includes a basic fact sheet, a map, information about Canadian relations with the chosen country, contact information for the Canadian Embassy and Canadian Consulate in the chosen country, travel reports and other selected information sheets appropriate to the country, such as: services for business, trade and investment and developmental assistance.
U.S. Department of State - Countries and Regions
This website provides access to regional information compiled by the U.S. Department of State, as well as background information for more than 200 countries around the world. These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy and foreign relations of each country.
BBC News - Country Profiles
This website, maintained by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), provides access to full profiles for countries, territories and international organizations. Each profile provides an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of the country or territory, as well as background information on key economic institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
Library of Congress Country Studies
101 countries and regions are covered. The original intent of the series' sponsor was to focus primarily on lesser-known areas of the world or regions in which U.S. forces might be deployed.