Country Studies

Amnesty International

BBC News – Country Profiles

Brookings Institution

Canadian International Council

Countries of the World

Countries of the World: Country Reports

Country Insights
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

Country Studies – Federal Research Division, Library of Congress

Human Development Reports

International Crisis Group

National Geographic
Current news, maps, recent photographs, etc.

Country background from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR).

Pan American Health Organization

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection

Population Reference Bureau
This annual statistics sheet provides a wealth of population, demographic and health statistics for many countries in the world.

The World Factbook

UNdata Country Profile
This site provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.

UNESCO Worldwide

UNICEF: Information by Country and Programme

United Nations

U.S. Department of State
See Country Profiles

Visual Geography Series

World Health Organization: Countries


Remember to check the library’s databases, books, vertical files, and encyclopedias regarding your specific country of interest.