Geography Resources with Countries & Regional Information
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Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and geography for 266 world entities.  Includes photos, maps, and flags. The Factbook is in the public domain.  [more info]
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Statistical database offering demographic, economic, and government information...  [more info]
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The County and City Data Book is the most comprehensive source of information about the individual counties and cities in the United States. It includes data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000 or more.  [more info]
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This resource will cease as of 12/31/2014. A cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life.  Check out these online tutorials for a quick introduction to eHRAF.  [more info]
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Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics....  [more info]
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Provides access to statistics and information produced by more than 70 U.S. government agencies ...  [more info]
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Gapminder World 2006 presents statistical data in a unique and visually appealing way. Graphs are created using data on various countries throughout the world and are animated to show striking, visually-rich results. These results allow for easy identification of trends in the data.  [more info]
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LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center) is a rich gateway to Internet-based information on Latin America. Organized by topic and by country, it is also keyword-searchable. Maintained at the University of Texas at Austin.  [more info]
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An easy-to-use compendium of statistics on nations throughout the world.  [more info]
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Passport GMID is an online market research tool containing global information on consumer spending, industry information, country profiles, and much more.
Users will be asked to login with their JMU eid and password.  
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Provides statistical information for every country in the world on numerous topics...  [more info]
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World Development Indicators provide a comprehensive overview of development drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partners.  For a neat visual tool that corresponds to WDI go to World Bank Data Visualizer.  Read More Info for user tips.  [more info]
 
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