COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
Find facts about the history, government, economy, culture, current issues, geographic location, language and other information about your country on the following websites:
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) - The World Factbook: Provides information on the geography, people, government, economy, transportation, military of countries.
United States Department of State, Background Notes: A website that includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of all independent states of the world.
United Nations -CyberSchoolBus: The UN CyberSchoolBus site is for K-12 students who are interested in learning about the UN and its member states. This site offers an exciting way to learn about countries and their global issues. Is your country a member of the United Nations?
National Geographic KIDS: This site offers great visual tools as well as information on each country. See pictures of cities, local monuments and local wildlife.
Books and Reference Materials:
Come into the Dixon Public Library for books and reference materials about specific countries. You can put items on hold electronically from your home computer by going to theLibrary Catalog.