Europa World is the online version of the Europa World Year Book. First published in 1926, the year book covers political and economic information on over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
Political Handbook of the World
Provides information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party as well as data on communications and news media.
Search a large number of subject and general reference sources
Global Road Warrior
eHRAF World Cultures
Gale Virtual Reference
Search a broad range of subject encyclopedias
CIA World Factbook
Country information and maps which is in the public domain. It may be copied without obtaining permission from the Central Intelligence Agency.
A toZ Maps Online
Thematic maps from the world.
Do an image search on your country in specialized encyclopedias and atlases.
Online book-length versions of sources previously published by the U.S. government for diplomats.
Google Public Data Explorer
Makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. Includes visualizations for data from the World Bank, OECD, Eurostat, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and more.
World Development Indicators
ProQuest Statistical Insight - example
United Nations data search allows you to search across multiple sources such as UNESCO, Food and Agriculture Organization, etc.
Statistics and reports from United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Click on Worldwide from the menu and select a UNESCO region to pull up various countries.
Select a country from the Countries menu button and find statistics, publications, and special reports related to that country.
UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing Countries provides country profiles on least developed countries. See List of Least Developed Countries.
The World Health Organization a branch of the United Nations provides statistics and reports related to health trends globally.