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Countries and Continents

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Countries of the World



  1. CIA World Factbook - links to information about every country in the world
  2. Continents - Scroll over a continent to learn more, click on a continent to visit its interactive map.
  3. Country at a Glance - presented by the United Nations
  4. Country Studies - an index of country information on the web posted by the Library of Congress
  5. InfoNation - An easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.
  6. Interactive Quizzes about a variety of countries
  7. Travelocity offers information about countries around the world. You may select a country, region, or city from a pull down menu, or click on a map for a list of countries is a continent.
  8. Topography, geography, maps - Test your knowledge of topography here in one of our maps of the world games. Pinpoint the right country, city, state, river or mountain range on the map. Choose from maps of different parts of the world and improve your knowledge of them. Do you need an atlas, or can you do it by heart?
  9. 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.

Specific Countries or Continents


  1. Africa Information Center - links to the 51 countries on this continent.
  2. Africa - Teaching about Africa for K - 12
  3. Africa Hotlist - from the Franklin Institute
  4. African and South African Links Page
  5. Ask Asia - a K-12 resource of the Asia Society
  6. Asia Geographica
  7. China hotlist - from the Franklin Institute
  8. East Africa Living Encyclopedia from the African Studies Institute of the University of Pennsylvania
  9. India
    1. Gateway to Government of India Sites - single window access to all Indian government web sites
    2. History of India
    3. An Introduction to India
    4. The Times of India - online news source somewhat like the U.S. CNN site
    5. Weather and Climate of India - posted by the High Commission of India, London
  10. Japan - A page of Internet sites to use when teaching (and learning) about Japan
  11. Japan - site provides an overview and detailed history of the country, articles on Japan's popular culture, interestings facts, and a photo gallery of Japanese artifacts - posted by an American citizen who has been living abroad in Japan for over seven years
  12. South America - from Enchanted Learning
  13. Topography, geography, maps - Test your knowledge of topography here in one of our maps of the world games. Pinpoint the right country, city, state, river or mountain range on the map. Choose from maps of different parts of the world and improve your knowledge of them. Do you need an atlas, or can you do it by heart?

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