Countries - online resources
- Atlapedia Online
“Atlapedia Online contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countiries of the world.”
- BBC News: Country Profiles
Up to date profiles of all the countries of the world.
- CIA World Factbook
This is the first stop on the Web for information about countries of the world.
- Country Comparison Tool
Select up to four world countries or regions and compare demographic, geographic and economic data at the press of a button.
- Gapminder World
View, chart, or download country time series data for 400+ indicators (for example: economy, environment, energy, health, infrastructure, population, society, and work)
- Index Mundi – Country Facts
IndexMundi is a data portal that gathers facts and statistics from multiple sources and turns them into easy to use visuals.
This site contains an encyclopedia of nations of the world, contains country profiles, and a graph producer which can produce charts, scatterplots, and pie charts.
- New Countries of the World
Matt Rosenberg’s geography guide from About.com.
- Showworld – A New Way To Look At The World
World data presented with interactive maps.
- United Nations CyberSchoolBus
Includes data on each of the countries of the world, profiles of 20 of the world’s largest cities, and information about the United Nations.
- The World Bank Data Catalog
Data and statistics from countries of the world. An excellent database for country comparisons for many economic indicators.
- Worldwide Governments on the WWW
A database of governmental institutions from countries of the world.