Major publications of the organizations comprising the United Nations system can be found here. Global studies and reports, handbooks and guides, bibliographies and indices, international statistical publications, compilations of treaties, resolutions and documents as well as annual reports of UN bodies and specialized agencies are included.
Up-to-date information on countries and regions, including flags, maps, geography, people and society, government, economies, communications, transportation, the military, transnational issues, and more.
alphabetized list of publications on foreign countries put together by the U.S. Dept. of State. They include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, and foreign relations of these countries, and also include dependencies and areas of special sovereignty.
Available from the Library of Congress, Country Studies provide much more detailed information than the Background Notes series, including an extensive description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of the countries.