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General compilations of information on individual countries, or directories of links to international websites.
- BBC News World Edition: Country Profiles
- Country overviews. including news stories, video and audio clips from BBC archives.
- CIA World Fact Book
- Background information compiled by the CIA on all nations of the world.
- Country Studies Handbooks
- In-depth reports on over 100 nations, from the Library of Congress.
- Includes Country Reviews, political, economic, and business information on 191 countries, plus Country Wire, an on-line information update from United Press International and other news organizations.
- Economist Country Briefings
- Country fact sheets, plus economic and political forecasts from the Economist Intelligence Unit.
- Eldis: Country Profiles
- Eldis, a gateway to development information, provides links to resources on economic, political and environmental issues.
- Foreign Governments
- Links to foreign government Web sites, compiled by Northwestern University.
- From Michigan State University, a comprehensive portal for international business and country studies.
- Least Developed Countries Report
- From the UN Conference on Trade and Development, these reports provide statistical tables and demographic information, and discuss economic development of LDCs (least developed countries).
- A compilation of data from the UN, CIA World Factbook, and other sources, this site allows graphical comparison of country information.
- U.S. Department of State, Background Notes
- State Department database includes overviews and links to more detailed information for each country.
World Health Organization (WHO) Country Reports
Detailed health information for UN member countries.
- World Statesmen
- Flags, national anthems, maps, and chronologies listing leaders of countries since the 1700s.