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Countries: Countries Research
Find information pertaining to specific countries and regions of the world.
Each country's government produces a variety of information, including statistical data and documents, much of it available on official government websites.
You can also find a variety of information on government websites through general WWW searching. Look for .gov.xx at the end of the main part of the URL (Internet address) for the website, e.g., gov.af would indicate an official Afghanistan website. See this list of country codes used in URLs. Note that the United States' websites usually end in .gov with no country designation. To find useful U.S. government websites, see the U.S. Federal Government Resources Guide and the official U.S. Government Portal, USA.gov.
To find objective factual and research material, use the tabs above to find appropriate resources.
Provides a great variety of links to information about each country in the world, including official government websites under the Government tab for each country you select. (Other tabs provide additional links to Maps, News, Culture, Business, Tourism, Education, Ecology/Environment, and History.)
News research and press clipping service that retrospectively covers mainstream publications in South Africa, from 1978 to present day. Since much reporting on Africa is done in South Africa, these newspapers provide coverage of a range of issues facing countries throughout the entire African continent.