Welcome to the World Facts Page. Find the facts you need about a particular country. The links include government fact sites as well as atlas / encyclopedia site. You should always check a country before you travel there. These sites include maps, pictures, politics, culture and much much more.


CIA World Fact Book – The main reference on world facts featuring lists, population, government, military, and economic information for nations recognized by the United States.

worldatlas.com -Helping parents, students, teachers and travelers worldwide.

infoplease.com – All the knowledge you need.

geography.about.com – world facts from about.com A very rich resource for world information and facts.

wilderdom.com – World Facts -About The Universe & the History of Human Activity on Earth.

Country Studies – This web site contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998.

World Almanac for Kids – There are more than 190 nations in the world. Click for an alphabetical section to learn cool facts about the nations.

etravelphotos.com – collection of photographs taken by Tony Costa on his travels. The photographs are arranged by Country, Perspective and Trip.

All of the Embassies of Washington D.C – The Electronic Embassy provides information on each of the embassies in Washington D.C., with links to Web-based resources where available.

Atlapedia Online - Country information and facts.

Background Notes - U.S. Department of State provides Background Notes now online for each country in the world.

BBC Country Profiles – Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives, including audio of national anthems.

Constitution Finder – Find constitutions for countries around the world.

Countries – Facts and information about countries throughout the world.

Country Studies – This Library of Congress Web site lets you search for a country, browse the current index, and lets you search across multiple countries at one time

Destinations – A travel guide publisher offers photos and information about most world nations.

GeoBee Challenge – Test what you know about geography at this interactive National Geographic site.

Geographia – Information about numerous countries in Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Europe and Latin America.

The Global Gourmet: Destinations – This site provides country profiles which include “recipes associated with that country’s or region’s cuisine.”

Global Trek – Learn about kids who live in countries all around the world.

Global Statistics – “The main kind of data you can find here is on the population of regions, countries, provinces and cities.”

InfoNation – Choose two countries and the site will compare them statistically, economically, and more.

MSU Global Access – “MSU Global Access is a portal to information about the world that contains a database of Web sites and other resources selected by experts at Michigan State University.” You can search the database by the country name, by themes such as environment or arts/culture, or by type of resource.

nationalgeographic.com - Maps, cultures, and facts from around the world.

nationmaster.com – “Welcome to NationMaster.com, a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations.” At this site you can create all kinds of maps and graphs about countries.

Portals to the World: Links to Research from around the World – “Portals to the World contain selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world.”

Visual Geography Series – Lerner Publishing created this site to accompany their popular Visual Geography books about countries. You can download or print pictures and maps to include in your report from the site, or check out the links to other sites.

World Bank: Regions and Countries – Read about a country’s history, politics, economy and more.

Xpeditions – National Geographic for Kids site provides an atlas with over 1800 navigable and printable atlases, and visit Xpedition Hall to tour and learn about the world.