Web sites for locating information on issues facing countries around the globe.
Last Updated: Aug 25, 2014
Find background information on nations of the world. These resources include history, political, economic, religious, social, family and health conditions and practices.
- A to Z The World
Information on all of the countries of the world. Information such as business culture, health, culture and society, religion and other topics are included. A great way to get to know other peoples in other nations.
- Country Profiles (Recent)
Country profiles from the Library of Congress. Brief studies include information on nations from around the world. Highlights include politics, economics, social conditions and more.
- Country Studies (Historical)
Country Studies are from the Library of Congress. Complete studies of nations from around the world. Information includes politics, economics, social conditions and more.
- Country Watch
Country Watch povides up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world.
CultureGrams includes cultural information on the countries of the world. History, customs, cultural behavior are some of the featured topics.
- Gale Encyclopedia of World Cultures
This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.
- Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized for quick reference by continent, cover history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life and much more for culture groups such as Kurds, Amish, Germans and more than 500 others.