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Resources for business, cultural, news and political research on any country.
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Library Databases

Go to these library databases to find country reports for all topics. 

  • CountryWatch
    Encyclopedic entries AND news updates on countries and select territories.

Web Sites

These sites are good for any country research.

History, land, people, politics, travel and background information on countries of the world.

  • BBC Country Profiles
    Includes a brief overview, facts on current leadership and a timeline of key events.
  • Library of Congress' Country Studies  
    Description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world from the US Library of Congress.
  • US Dept. of State's Background Notes
    facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations
  • CIA World Factbook
    Recent reports are easily available online. For fact books for previous years see the library's print collections.

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