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Cultures and Customs
Includes 208 country-specific reports about the people, customs, lifestyle, and society of each location, including images, data tables, and even recipes.
World Folklore and Folklife
A database of folk traditions from around the world that includes celebrations and rituals, food and drink, holidays, and other traditions.
Daily life (material, religious, domestic, political, recreational, intellectual, and economic) from ancient times to the present throughout the world
More Information about Countries
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Facts About Countries
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets
U.S. Department of State profiles about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of states of the worlds.
The CIA provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Compares countries on 58 variables.
BBC Country Profiles
Profiles provide history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. Also includes audio and video clips from BBC archives and links to print and broadcast media in each country.