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Background Notes

Department of State Background Notes Publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. The Background Notes are updated/revised by the Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs as they are received from the Department's regional bureau

CIA Fact Book

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Also 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.

World Bank

Welcome to the World Bank Open Data, an online, fully cross-searchable portal of over 4,500 World Bank documents. The collection consists of over 1,800 World Bank publications and over 2,700 Policy Research Working Papers.

The World Bank elibrary is one of the most comprehensive collections in the area of social and economic development.
An essential information resource:
  • All current and recent World Bank titles, documents and papers in PDF and other user-friendly formats
  • Titles available on or around publication date of the print edition.

Over 2600 Policy Research Working Papers

You can browse the data by country

International Monetary Fund

U.S. Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID ) is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

Economic Data

Compare Countries on Just about Anything!

NationMaster is where stats come alive! We are a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations.

NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from hundreds of sources. Using the forms below, you can get maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.

We want to be the web’s one-stop resource for country statistics on everything from obesity to murders.

Kwintessential Country Guides & Profiles

Kwintessential Country Guides & Profiles cover everything from etiquette, to local customs, culture and how to conduct business.