Background Notes
http://www.state.gov/www/background_notes/index.html
Extensive information on countries throughout the world.

CIA Factbook
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
Click on "countries" from the home page to get the alphabetical list of countries. Gives many different facts and statistics.

E-Conflict World Encyclopedia
http://www.emulateme.com
Provides anthems, flags, maps, weather, news, and more on nations of the world.


Flags of All Countries
http://www.wave.net/upg/immigration/flags.html
Quick and easy when you just need a picture.

Festivals and Traditions

http://wfs.vub.ac.be/cis/festivals/

 

Major World Crop Areas and Climate Profiles Online

http://www.usda.gov/oce/waob/jawf/profiles/mwcacp2.htm

 

InfoNation
http://www.cyberschoolbus.un.org/infonation/info.asp

An easy-to-use, two-step database that lets you view and compare up-to-date statistics for member states of the United Nations.

Enchanted Learning

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/landforms/glossary.shtml

Illustrated Glossary of Landforms and Bodies of Water

 

Geography World
http://members.aol.com/bowermanb/101.html

Provides links to information, geography related games, maps and other activities.

 

Landforms and Definitions List

http://www.geocities.com/monte7dco/list_of_all_the_land_forms_and_definitions.htm

Introduces major kinds of landforms with images.

 

Lonely Planet Country Links
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/dest.htm
Environment, history, economy, culture, and lots of info for the traveler of countries all over the world.

 

MapQuest
http://www.mapquest.com
Create your own map or print a tripticket.

 

Mexico for Kids

http://explora.presidencia.gob.mx/index_kids.html

Provides a virtual tour of Mexico. The geography of the country can also be explored through maps, facts, and information about population and climate.

 

U.S. Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/main/www/subjects.html
Alphabetical list of all kinds of
United States statistics.

The Universal Currency Converter
http://www.xe.net/currency/

Washington Post.Com: World
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/front.htm

Scroll down to the "World Search" text box and type in a country. Gives latest news, weather, plus links.

World Flag Database

www.flags.ndirect.co.uk/mainindex.htm

A database of flags for the world's nations.

 

WORLDNEWS.com
http://www.worldnews.com

World news online, search news, newspapers, magazines, T.V., radio from around the world.

World Wide Holidays and Events
http://www.classnet.com/holidays/

 

World Wide Holiday & Festivial Site
http://www.holidayfestival.com/

 

World Wide Web of Sports
http://www.tns.lcs.mit.edu/cgi~bin/sports/