Contains the electronic versions of 80 books previously published in hard copy as part of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division. Intended for a general audience, books in the series present a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world.
Comprehensive site providing facts and reports on 198 "independent states." Basic facts include geography, demographics, etc. and up-to-date reports covering people, history, government, and political conditions.