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Find embassies, consulates, and diplomatic missions throughout the world.
News, country profiles, forecasts, statistics and more. Some material is "premium content" which is available by pay per view or by subscription.
The official Websites of governmentsaround the world, often with direct linksto presidents and prime ministers, parliaments, ministriesand departments.
Alphabetical list of countries with links to their constitutions and governmental branches as well as to legal guides and other resources relating to the country.
List of formerly used country names.Name changes of countries, dependencies, geographical and other regions of particular geopolitical interest.
Look up a country's Mission to the United Nations.
This Library of Congress site provides authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world.
Contains "selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world. They are arranged by country or area with the links for each sorted into a wide range of broad categories. The links were selected by Area Specialists and other Library staff using Library of Congress selection criteria."
Links to U.S. Embassies and Consulates throughout the world.
Browse a country's federal, state, and local government Websites. Also find links to political parties and to general, political, and tourist information.