Country Studies and Geography
Lots of quick info from encyclopedias and almanacs: facts and statistics, maps, rankings, glossary, calculation tools, and more.
- CIA World Factbook
This popular and reputable website summarizes the demographic, geographical, government, economic, and military information for 266 "entities" including countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.
- Physical Geography.net
This meaty website has lots of technical information about Earth's hydrosphere, biosphere, atmosphere, and lithosphere, but is still readable. It’s an online textbook containing over 300 pages of information and more than 400 2-D illustrations, photographs, and animated graphics.
- About.com’s Geography Guide
Expert, Matt Rosenberg, will be your online geography resource guide. You’ll find a bunch of good links, but also Matt’s blog on hot topics in geography like climate change, globalization, population, plus polls and surveys just for fun.
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