Covers the following for countries around the world: maps, current issues, history, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
Government and Law;
Area and Cultural Studies;
Maps, Atlases, Cartography;
Provides access to maps, history, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and other information for countries around the world. The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials. Information in this source is provided by numerous government agencies and covers countries around the world.
Dates of Coverage:
The print edition of the World Factbook can be found at the Science, Industry, and Business Library. For the print equivalent of this title, see World factbook (Washington, D.C.).
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