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International U.S. Government Publications
United Nations (U.N.)
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
U.S.Department of State Country Listing
Countries profiled by the U.S.Department of State
Library of Congress 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.
Foreign Government Websites
Links to the official websites of national governments and their subsidiary departments
The University of Michigan's list of international agencies and information on the web.
International Information Resources by Region
The following are some of the most important regionaly focused IGOs along with any statistical databases they might offer. Also included at the end of each geographic division is a link to a list of regionaly focused NGOs.
United Mexican States
Mexico has the second-largest economy in Latin America and is a major oil producer and exporter.
The second largest country in the world, Canada is home to vast wilderness.
International Library Guides