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Background Notes
These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. The Notes are updated/revised by the Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs as they are received from the Department's regional bureaus.

CIA World Fact Book
This Central Intelligence Agency website is updated every two weeks and contains information about every country.

Country studies
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

Countries, Regions
Hot links to embassy information, ambassadors, department of state officials, etc.

CyperSchoolBus Country @ a glance
United Nation's quick informational site about each country.

Department of State