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General Country Studies Web Sites


United Nations

Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html

Country Profiles : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/profiles.html

BBC NEWS | Middle East | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | Europe | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | Africa | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | South Asia | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | Americas | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | News Front Page
http://news.bbc.co.uk/


World Atlas of Maps Flags and Geography Facts
http://worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

Portals to the World from the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

AsianInfo.org
http://www.asianinfo.org/

Asia for Educators



Flags

Flags of the World

Maps
CIA - The World Factbook: Regional and World Maps
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/docs/refmaps.html

World Atlas of Maps Flags and Geography Facts

http://worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

World Atlas and Map Library


World Maps: Political, Physical, Satellite, Africa, Asia, Europe

Perry-Castañeda Map Collection
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps

United Nations
United Nations
Leaders of the Security Council
Biography of the Secretary General

Asia


Bangladesh

Bangladesh - General Information
http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/bangladesh/bangladesh.htm

CIA - The World Factbook - Bangladesh

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/bg.html


BBC NEWS | Country Profile: Bangladesh
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/country_profiles/1160598.stm

Bangladesh
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3452.htm

Bangladesh : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/bdtoc.html


Bangladesh WWW VL
http://link.lanic.utexas.edu/asnic/countries/bangla/



China

BBC NEWS | Country Profile: China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1287798.stm

China
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/18902.htm

China Map and Map of China Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/cn.htm

China : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cntoc.html

China the Beautiful
http://www.chinapage.com/china.html



India

General India Web Sites
Ganges River
Language
Mahatma Gandhi
Religion
Social Organization
Taj Mahal



General India Web Sites

About India

http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/india/about_india.htm

CIA - The World Factbook - India
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/in.html

BBC NEWS | Country Profile: India
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/country_profiles/1154019.stm

India
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3454.htm

India Map and Map of Iindia Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/in.htm

India: Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/intoc.html

An Introduction to India
http://www.geographia.com/india/

Culturopedia.com - India's Culture, Art, Architecture and Fine Arts
http://www.culturopedia.com/default.htm

India and Pakistan
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9708/India97/index.html

Manas: India and Its Neighbors
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/index.html


India Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/india.html



Ganges River

Ganges River
http://web.bryant.edu/~langlois/ecology/gangeshome.htm

The Water Page: River Ganges
http://www.africanwater.org/ganges.htm

The Ganges River
http://www.sacredland.org/world_sites_pages/Ganges.html

The River Ganges
http://www.templenet.com/Ganga/ganga.html



Language

India - Language, Ethnicity, and Regionalism
http://countrystudies.us/india/62.htm



Mahatma Gandhi

M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
http://www.gandhiinstitute.org/

MkGandhi-Sarvodaya.Org
http://www.mkgandhi-sarvodaya.org/index.htm

Welcome to Mahatma Gandhi One Spot Complete Information Website
http://www.mkgandhi.org/

Manas: History and Politics, Mahatma Gandhi
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/Gandhi/gandhi.html

The Official Mahatma Gandhi eArchive & Reference Library
http://web.mahatma.org.in/index.jsp



Religion

India - Religion
http://countrystudies.us/india/38.htm

Hidden India . Religion | PBS Online
http://www.pbs.org/hiddenindia/religion/index.htm



Social Organization

Social Organization: Status and Role
http://anthro.palomar.edu/status/stat_2.htm

The Caste System in Hinduism
http://www.friesian.com/caste.htm

India - Caste and Class
http://countrystudies.us/india/89.htm



Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal: An Introduction
http://www.pbs.org/treasuresoftheworld/taj_mahal/tmain.html

Manas: Culture, Architecture of India - Taj Mahal
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/Culture/Archit/TajM.html



Japan

About Japan
http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/japan/about_japan.htm

CIA - The World Factbook - Japan
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ja.html

BBC NEWS |Country Profile: Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1258586.stm

Japan
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/4142.htm


Japan Map and Map of Japan Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/jp.htm


Japan : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/jptoc.html

Japanese History
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e641.html



Kashmir

South Asia: Kashmir
http://www.cet.edu/earthinfo/sasia/kashmir/KAtopic1.html

The Official Website of Jammu and Kashmir Government, India
http://jammukashmir.nic.in/

Jammu & Kashmir
http://www.webindia123.com/jammu/index.htm



Korea

North Korea
South Korea

About Korea and Information Korea
http://www.koreaaward.com/korea.htm

Korea Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/korea.html



North Korea

About North Korea
http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/north%20korea/north_korea.htm

CIA - The World Factbook - North Korea
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/kn.html

BBC NEWS | Country Profile: North Korea
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1123668.stm

North Korea
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2792.htm

North Korea : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/kptoc.html



South Korea

About South Korea
http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/korea/about_korea.htm

CIA - The World Factbook – South Korea
https://cia.gov/cia//publications/factbook/geos/ks.html

BBC NEWS | Country Profile: South Korea
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1123668.stm

South Korea
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2800.htm

South Korea Map and Map of South Korea Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kr.htm

South Korea : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/krtoc.html

PBS Online: Hidden Korea
http://www.pbs.org/hiddenkorea/intro.htm



Nepal

CIA - The World Factbook - Nepal
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/np.html

Nepal
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5283.htm

Nepal Map and Map of Nepal Information Page
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/np.htm

Nepal: Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/nptoc.html

An Introduction to Nepal
http://www.geographia.com/nepal/



Pakistan

Pakistan - General Information
http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/pakistan/pakistan.htm

Pakistan
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3453.htm

CIA - The World Factbook - Pakistan
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pk.html

PaksitanMap and Map of Pakistan Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/pk.htm

Pakistan: Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/pktoc.html

An Introduction to Pakistan
http://www.geographia.com/pakistan/

Pakistan Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/pakistan.html



Taiwan

About Taiwan
http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/taiwan/about_taiwan.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Taiwan
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/tw.html

BBC NEWS | Country Profile: Taiwan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/%20country_profiles/1285915.stm


Taiwan
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35855.htm

Taiwan Map and Map of Taiwan Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/tw.htm

Taiwan Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/taiwan.html



Vietnam

About Vietnam
http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/vietnam/about_vietnam.htm

CIA - The World Factbook - Vietnam
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/vm.html

BBC NEWS |Country Profile: Vietnam
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1243338.stm
1243338.stm

Vietnam
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/4130.htm

Vietnam Map and Map of Vietnam Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/vn.htm

Vietnam : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/vntoc.html

An Introduction to Vietnam
http://www.geographia.com/vietnam

Vietnam
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/

Vietnam
http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Vietnam.html

Asian-Nation : Viet Nam - Early History & Legends
http://www.asian-nation.org/vietnam-history.shtml

Asian-Nation: Viet Nam - The Lessons of Colonialism
http://www.asian-nation.org/colonialism.shtml

Vietnam - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/vietnam.html



Europe

Spain



Spain

CIA - The World Factbook - Spain
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/sp.html

BBC NEWS |Country Profile: Spain
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/991960.stm

Spain
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2878.htm

Spain Map and Map of Spain Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/es.htm

Spain : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/estoc.html

Si, Spain
http://www.sispain.org/



North America

Mexico



Mexico

CIA - The World Factbook - Mexico
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mx.html

BBC NEWS |Country Profile: Mexico
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1205074.stm

Mexico
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35749.htm

Mexico Map and Map of Mexico Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/mx.htm

Mexico : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/mxtoc.html

Ancient Mexico: The History Art and Culture of Ancient Mesoamerica
http://www.ancientmexico.com

Mexico - An Introduction
http://www.geographia.com/mexico/




South America

Argentina
Colombia
Peru




Argentina

CIA - The World Factbook - Argentina
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ar.html

BBC NEWS |Country Profile: Argentina
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1192478.stm

Argentina
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/26516.htm

Argentina Map and Map of Argentina and Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/ar.htm

An Introduction to Argentina
http://www.geographia.com/argentina/




Colombia

CIA - The World Factbook - Colombia
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/co.html

BBC NEWS |Country Profile: Colombia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/
1212798.stm

Colombia : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cotoc.html

Colombia
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35754.htm

Colombia Map and Map of Colombia and Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/co.htm



Peru

CIA - The World Factbook - Peru
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pe.html

BBC NEWS |Country Profile: Peru
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1224656.stm

Peru Info
http://www.peru.com/peruinfo/ingles/

Peru
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35762.htm

Peru Map and Map of Peru and Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/pe.htm

Peru : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/petoc.html

Peru
http://www.ddg.com/LIS/aurelia/peru.htm

Peru - Introduction
http://www.geographia.com/peru

Peru Map and Map of Peru and Information Page
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/pe.htm