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Portals to the World
Selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world by the Library of Congress.
Country data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Maps and graphs can be generated with provided statistics.
CIA World Factbook
Country profiles including information on geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
Online publications portal of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Includes the full-text of OECD periodicals and statistics.
World Development Indicators
The World Bank's annual compilation of data about development. The WDI includes more than 800 indicators in over 90 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States & Markets, and Global Links.