- Library of Congress Country Studies
- This web site contains the online versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army. For each country, there is general information in "country profile", followed by in-depth information on history, society, economy, government and politics, etc.
- The World Factbook (CIA)
An authorized, regularly updated resource for general information about countries, include geography, people, government, economy, communication, etc.
- US Department of State (East Asian and Pocific Affairs)
Provides background notes for each country, information about its government and links to entities in the World Fact book and Country Studies.
- OECD Statistics
Compiled by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, this site includes statistical information on all countries. Search by country, topic, department, or a combination of these. Covers economic and social issues from macroeconomic, to trade, education, development and science and innovation.