||Features telephone numbers and addresses of
foreign embassies in Washington, D.C.
||"Directory & Search Engine of
the World's Embassies & Consulates."
|International Embassies Index
||A LawResearch Page. A wide
range of links.
|Chiefs of State
and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
||A CIA publication, listed
by state name in alphabetical order (English)
|CIA World Factbook
||Current edition of classic CIA
NEW University of Richmond database offers
constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents
|An excellent resource from the U.S. Government.
Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional
U.S. Library of Congress
Portals to the World
links to countries of the world. Selected by Area Specialists and other
Library staff, the sites are uniformly useful and reliable. Each country's
dedicated portal page offers a wide range of broad categories including
Business, Culture, Genealogy, Media, National Security, and Travel.
|U.S. Library of Congress
|A continuing series of books prepared by the
Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area
Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This online series presently
contains studies of 100 countries (Albania to Zaire).
Internet Legal Resource Guide
|The LawRunner: A Legal Research Tool
global index features a directory of the LawRunner home pages for every nation in the
world, including all islands and territories. It also permits a delimited query of
AltaVista's database of 30 million web sites
"Law and Government Resources"
|Alphabetized links to "All Countries of the
World" are provided in this section of "The Comprehensive Law and Government
Portal." Find your country by clicking on its first letter to the immediate
right of the "Select a Country" section.
|Links from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
"Individual Country Pages"
|FindLaw is a legal research directory, organized
similarly to the Yahoo search engine. Links from Afghanistan to
Foreign Policy Project
|The CIFP project, initiated by
the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and Norman Paterson School of
International Affairs, represents an on-going effort to identify and assemble statistical
information conveying the key features of the economic, political, social and cultural
environments of countries around the world. Registered persons can query the CIFP
database in four ways:
- By Region - View regional snapshots, compare regions on key
indicators, obtain time-series for regional data, and more
- By Issue Area - View top 10 and bottom 10 lists for key
- By Regional and Global Organization - Collect data grouped by
dozens of inter-governmental organizations;
- Through the Quick Query page - Advanced users can choose the
data they need using drop-down list boxes.
ICONS at the University of Maryland offers
educational simulations of international relations at both the university and high school
levels. Students at a participating institution represent the decision makers of a
selected country and negotiate solutions to global problems via the Internet with peers
around the world. The Country Research Library features links to general sites
and to specific states, arranged by region.
|Governments on the WWW
||Comprehensive database of governmental
institutions on the World Wide Web: parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts,
embassies, city councils, public broadcasting corporations, central banks, multi-national
organizations etc. Includes also political parties. Online since June 1995. Contains more
than 17000 entries from 220 countries and territories as of October 2000. Frequently updated.
Available in English and German languages.