Selected resources on geography.
About: World Atlas Geography Information about countries, U.S. states and Canadian provinces. Includes blank outline maps. (about.com) Web site: http://geography.about.com
Background Notes For all the countries around the world that the US has relations, the US State Department provides a country profile and a short history, along with government and economic information. (US State Dept.) Web site: www.state.gov
CIA World Factbook Information on countries throughout the world. (US Central Intelligence Agency.) Web site: www.cia.gov
Electronic Embassy Links to the websites of the foreign embassies located in Washington, DC. These sites often have great information about the individual countries. Also includes a virtual tour of "Embassy Row" in D.C. (TeleDiplomacy, Inc., Arlington, VA) Web site: www.embassy.org
Flags of the World Clickable maps to bring up flags of countries around the world, along with discussions of meanings etc. Also now includes "Coloring Book" versions of flags - B/W outlines that can be colored in with your own pens/crayons etc, great for non-color printers! (FOTW, Rob Raeside, Director) Web site: www.crwflags.com
FSI - Language courses Wide variety of languages, courses originally developed by the US government, now in public domain and made available electronically. Includes student texts and individual audio sections ("tapes".) fsi-language-courses.org
Livemocha.com Free language tutorials and on-line social community networking to practice! (LiveMocha) Web site: livemocha.com
World Desk Reference Country information from "The Financial Times World Desk Reference". (Dorling Kindersley) Web site: us.dk.com
Dewey Numbers for Countries & World Regions. (compiled by Pierce County Library for use in our collections.)
Library Sources for Information about Countries. (compiled by Pierce County Library System)
Library Sources for Information about Native Americans A guide to resources within the Library. (compiled by Pierce County Library System)
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