Profiles of the 50 United States and their capitals.
AltapediaContains full color physical maps, political maps, as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
United States Census Bureau; provides information from most recent census and each past census.
Country Reports LW (NCEMC)Expansive country, culture, and customs information including maps, flags, photo galleries, recipes, national anthems with music & words (many w/ native tongue & English translation). Culturegrams (ProQuest)Country culture & customs info. w/ maps, flags, also includes photo gallery, recipes, video clip collection.
Five unit curriculum, current events pages, and national profiles of African countries. Sponsored by Michigan State University.
Internet's largest site devoted to vexillology (the study of flags); more than 35,000 pages about flags with more than 66,000 images of flags.
Library of Congress: Country StudiesCountry Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. Lonely PlanetTravel information: weather, health and safety, culture with an image library containing 250,000+ downloadable travel photographs. National GeographicPlaces Directory containing information on continents, countries, regions, states, provinces, and selected world cities.
Maps resources from National Geographic.
PlanetwarePictures of cities and places to visit in countries of the world. United States Department of State: TravelIncludes world travel information, including travel warnings and alerts.USA TouristPrivate Internet business that publishes information about travel to the United States-- easy-to-understand, useful, quality content in multiple languages to assist foreign tourists and business travelers in planning their visit to the USA--includes photos. World Fact BookCentral Intelligence Agency (CIA) publication containing extensive country profile, maps, flags. World Travel GuideKnown as 'the Bible of the Travel Industry': complete travel information for countries, cities, airports, and attractions. WorldBank.orgSource of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.