Countries and Continents
Topics for Project-Based Learning
Links Verified on 1/31/2017
- Africa: Explore the Region - interactive site from PBS
- African Studies Center - links to country pages
- All Countries - index provided by the United States Institute of Peace
- Around the World - free lesson plans for teachers and sites for kids from Mr. Donn
- Countries Listed by Continent - Only countries recognized by the United Nations are listed, not dependencies and/or territories.
- Country at a Glance - from InfoPlease
- Flags of All Countries - image of a country's flag and brief information about the country
- History of Nations - a history of every nation in the world as well as many non-sovereign territories [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- U. S. Department of State: 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.
- World Countries List - a list of countries and areas in the world in alphabetical order, with the official names and alternative names
- The World Fact Book - Find out about communications, defense, economy, flag & map, geography, government, people, and transportation in any country around the world - from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. This site is posted by experts in data collection, the Central Intelligence Agency.