Sites Specifically for Students with Information About Countries of the World

Fact Monster: Countries of the World: Each country profile provides information on: geography, maps, flag, history, current ruler, area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race, religion, literacy rate, economy, government

Internet Public Library: Culture Quest World Tour: Join Ophelia Owl and Parsifal Penguin on a world tour which includes culture, customs, beliefs, arts and institutions of countries of the world

Sites with Information About the Countries of the World

Altapedia Online: Full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.

Central Intelligence Agency: World Fact book: Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. A Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

Infoplease: Each Country Profiles: Provides information on: geography, maps, flags, history, current ruler, area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race, religion, literacy rate, economy, government

Lonely Planet: Countries listed by map; Find facts and information about particular destinations

Smithsonian Education: Geographic Resources: Explore rich online resources created by Smithsonian experts for learning more about the countries of our world.

Currencies of the World
Gallery of the World Banknotes - Images World Paper Money - Images
Earth Cam

Earth Cam: Live video cameras share parts of the world in pictures with you by capturing pictures of places, people, tourist attractions, nature spots, animals and more - SEARCHABLE by keyword

Famous World Landmarks

Flags of the World World Atlas: Country, Specialty, and U.S. Flags
Index to Images of Flags of the World Flags of the World

Geography Games
Geography Games Test Your Geography Knowledge
Geography Games Fun Trivia: Geography Quizzes
World Geography Games European Countries Game

Geography Glossary Geography Terms Defined
Fact Monster: Geography Glossary A - Z Geography Dictionary and Glossary

Histories of Countries Around the World
African History China's History
Australia's History Ireland's History
British and United Kingdom History Japan's History
Eastern Europe and Russia's History Middle East History

Holidays and Festivals Around the World  
Holidays Around the World - Listed by Country The Earth Calendar

License Plates from Around the World License Plates of the World

Maps from Around the World World Maps
Blank Maps for Printing
World Atlas: Outline Maps and Map Quizzes
Outline Maps
Enchanted Learning Outline Maps Interactive World Maps

Brief Histories of Specific Countries Around the World
History of the United States of America
Africa's History - Overview and Facts
Africa and Its History BBC: The Complete Story of Africa
Africa for Kids Enchanted Learning for Kids: Africa's Geography
African Voices South African War
African History Ancient Africa
History of Japan - Overview and Facts
Video: History of Japan Famous Japanese People Biographies
Complete History of Japan Famous Japanese People
History of Japan - from Wikipedia Famous Women of Japanese History
Info Please: Japan's History Japanese Clothing
Video: Japan: A Complete History A History of the Kimono
Japanese Art A History of Japanese Clothing
The Art of Japan

Kids Web Japan: History of the Japanese Kimono

Japanese art - from Wikipedia Hiroshima and NagasakiV
Japanese Architecture - from Wikipedia A-Bomb WWW Museum
Japanese Emperors Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - from Wikipedia
Japanese Emperors

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembered

History of the Middle East - Overview and Facts Middle Eastern Civilizations
An Introduction to the Ancient Middle East for Students Wikipedia: Middle East History
Video: Ancient West Asia NPR: Middle East and West: A Troubled History
History of the Middle East Timeline Who Has Controlled the Middle East?
History of Russia - Overview and Facts
Russian History- Overview and Facts A Brief History of Russian Art
BBC News: A Chronology of Key Events in Russian History Russian Art and Architecture
Early Russia Russian Architecture - from Wikipedia
History World: History of Russia Famous Russians Biographies
Ancient Russia Brief History of Russia and Famous Russians

PBS : The Face Of Russia Timeline

Famous People from Russia
Red Files from PBS Wikipedia: Famous Russians - Influencing the World
Russian Art- Overview and Facts Russiapedia: Listing of Famous Russians with Descriptions
Medieval Russian Art

Countries of the World: Facts and Histories

Interesting Facts about the Countries of the World

*There are 195 independent nations in the work, and each has a profile which includes: the country's Geography, Maps , Flag, History, Current ruler , Area, Population, Capital, Largest cities, Languages, Ethnicity/race ยท Religion, Literacy rate, Economy, and Government

The European Union is an organization of 27 member countries that share a common currency, the euro.

*There are many types of Government around the world: Anarchy, Capitalist, Communist, Democracy, Dictatorship, Federal Government, Monarchy, Regional or local, Republic, Revolutionary Government, Totalitarian State., Transitional Government.

*Many countries of the world have famous monuments which draw visitors each year.

*Many countries of the world have famous city icons which draw visitors each year.

*Many countries of the world have places of powers and worship which draw visitors each year.

*Many countries of the world have famous sacred mountain landmarks which draw visitors each year.

Educational Geography and Social Studies Powerpoints

Educational Geography and Social Studies Videos

Reference Sites to Help in Your Research

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Encyclopedia Smithsonian features answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources from A to Z

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Didn't Find What You Were Looking For?'s Countries Around the World Homework Help Resource Page provides the best available Facts about the Countries and People of the World including Facts about World Currencies, Facts about World Flags, Facts about World Holidays, Facts about World Festivals, World Maps, Blank World Maps, Geography Glossary, Geography Games, an Earth Cam, the History of Africa, the History of Australia, the History of Britain and the United Kingdom, the History of China, the History of Eastern Europe and Russia, the History of Ireland, the History of Japan, the History of the Middle East.

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