Background on Countries
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets
Include facts about the relations between specific countries and the United States. Links for each country provide more information on the history and current issues in each country profiled.
Another good source for brief information about countries. Entries list population, constitution and government, international memberships, economic and energy statistics and general cultural and historical information.
Ref. JA 51 .S7
Europa World Year Book. 3 vols.
Begins with basic descriptions and brief histories of international organizations. Countries are listed alphabetically; each entry contains an introductory survey of recent history, economic affairs, etc., followed by a statistical survey and a directory with names and addresses of officials and major organizations.
Ref. [q.] JN 1 q.E85