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Countries, Provinces, and Territories
BBC Country Profiles
Country profiles from the BBC.
A great source for finding top-line information about just about every country in the world, including culture, geography, economy, political system, news, maps, and more.
This site provides info on: Geography · Maps · Flag · History · Current ruler · Area · Population · Capital · Largest cities · Languages · Ethnicity/race · Religion · Literacy rate · Economy · Government for each country.
The World Factbook
This site provides maps and flags as well as, facts on: geography (includes longitude and latitude), people, government, and economy.
Canadian Provinces and Territories
By the Canadian government, includes information about the provinces and territories.
World Culture Encyclopedia
Check out this site for information on gender roles, family, food, religion and more. This is a higher reading level site.
A Culinary World Tour
Recipes from around the world.
Holidays and Observances Around the World
This site can be searched by country to identify holidays that are celebrated.
This site can be used to identify tourist attractions in different countries.
Search data by country to find out about general income level, GDP, population, school enrollment, CO2 emissions, and life expectancy at birth.
This site includes a map and information about travel and wildlife in the country.
The Economist- Countries
This site provides a map and information on economic growth use the pull down menu on the summary tab to identify basic country information like land area, population, big cities, weather, language and currency.
World Culture: Architecture
Use the "quick search" feature to find architecture by country.