COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD

Internet Links:
Find facts about the history, government, economy, culture, current issues, geographic location, language and other information about your country on the following websites:

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) - The World Factbook: Provides information on the geography, people, government, economy, transportation, military of countries.

United States Department of State, Background Notes: A website that includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of all independent states of the world.

United Nations -CyberSchoolBus: The UN CyberSchoolBus site is for K-12 students who are interested in learning about the UN and its member states. This site offers an exciting way to learn about countries and their global issues. Is your country a member of the United Nations?

National Geographic KIDS: This site offers great visual tools as well as information on each country. See pictures of cities, local monuments and local wildlife.

Books and Reference Materials:
Come into the Dixon Public Library for books and reference materials about specific countries. You can put items on hold electronically from your home computer by going to theLibrary Catalog.

Don't forget about our databases!