|Sites Specifically for Students with Information About Countries of the World
Fact Monster: Countries of the World: Each country profile provides information on: geography, maps, flag, history, current ruler, area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race, religion, literacy rate, economy, government
Internet Public Library: Culture Quest World Tour: Join Ophelia Owl and Parsifal Penguin on a world tour which includes culture, customs, beliefs, arts and institutions of countries of the world
|Sites with Information About the Countries of the World
Altapedia Online: Full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
Central Intelligence Agency: World Fact book: Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. A Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Infoplease: Each Country Profiles: Provides information on: geography, maps, flags, history, current ruler, area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race, religion, literacy rate, economy, government
Lonely Planet: Countries listed by map; Find facts and information about particular destinations
Smithsonian Education: Geographic Resources: Explore rich online resources created by Smithsonian experts for learning more about the countries of our world.
United Nations Cyber School Bus: Learn about the countries of the world, quizzes and games
Earth Cam: Live video cameras share parts of the world in pictures with you by capturing pictures of places, people, tourist attractions, nature spots, animals and more - SEARCHABLE by keyword
|Brief Histories of Specific Countries Around the World
|Interesting Facts about the Countries of the World
*There are 195 independent nations in the work, and each has a profile which includes: the country's Geography, Maps , Flag, History, Current ruler , Area, Population, Capital, Largest cities, Languages, Ethnicity/race · Religion, Literacy rate, Economy, and Government
The European Union is an organization of 27 member countries that share a common currency, the euro.
*There are many types of Government around the world: Anarchy, Capitalist, Communist, Democracy, Dictatorship, Federal Government, Monarchy, Regional or local, Republic, Revolutionary Government, Totalitarian State., Transitional Government.
*Many countries of the world have famous monuments which draw visitors each year.
*Many countries of the world have famous city icons which draw visitors each year.
*Many countries of the world have places of powers and worship which draw visitors each year.
*Many countries of the world have famous sacred mountain landmarks which draw visitors each year.