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U.S. Government Websites About Other Countries
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheet
Background Notes from the US Department of State include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
U.S. Department of State Country Information
Contains information on press releases, business information, U.S. embassy information, and more.
Country Information from Other Governments
GRID-Arendal This link opens in a new window
GRID-Arendal was established in 1989 to support environmentally sustainable development by working with UN Environment and other partners. The organization communicates environmental knowledge through innovative communication tools, especially maps created from environmental data.
Library of Congress Resources
Nations of the World (Law Library of Congress) This link opens in a new window
Part of the Guide to Law Online, for each nation there is info about the constitution, executive, judicial, legislative as well as legal guides. Links to general sources on each country are also included.
Multi-national Governing Organizations
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia This link opens in a new window
Entries describe the physical geography of every nation and dependency on Earth. A World Rankings appendix includes dozens of tables ranking major features of the Earth, such as largest river by length and volume, tallest mountains by continent, etc.
globalEDGE This link opens in a new window
A global business knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business issues. Maintained by Michigan State University.
Population Reference Bureau This link opens in a new window
Database contains current data on 136 population, health, and environment variables for more than 220 countries, 28 world regions and sub-regions, and the world as a whole.