Discovery Geography

CIA World Fact Book — provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues

Culturegrams (Denver Public Library) — utilize this database (one of several) available for Denver Public Library cardholders

Culturegrams (Douglas County Public Libraries) — utilize this database (one of several) available for Douglas County Library cardholders

Culturegrams (Jefferson County Public Libary) — utilize this database (one of several) available for Jefferson County Library cardholders

GapMinder — presents world statistics in a visual way

International Human Development Indicators — browse human development reports from the United Nations

Operation World — learn about and pray for nations around the world

UN Data Country Profile — take advantage of country information from the United Nations

US Department of State — peruse the official web portal of the State department offering current travel and country information

US Embassy — link to the websites of US embassies, consulates, and diplomatic missions

US State Department Major Publications — provides information on a country’s leaders, politics, economy, and relations with the U.S.

World Bank Data — access data about development in countries around the globe