Facts & Maps
In depth and current country profiles for the nations of the world provided by the BBC.
Country profiles provided by The US Central Intelligence Agency.
Portals to the World contains selective links to in-depth information about the individual countries of the world. The links were selected by Area Specialists.
Maps and basic country information for all over the world.
Current local times from around the world.
A currency conversion website.
Country by country coverage details for GSM wireless communications, including coverage maps, and details on specific Operator Names, Network Names, Network Types, Handset Codes, Network Codes, and Network Status.
A comprehensive list of links to airports all over the world.
A great site that provides international telephone codes, as well as step by step instructions for calling any country from anywhere in the world.
The most recently observed weather conditions for locations around the world are available here. The information is taken from products produced by the U.S. National Weather Service and other national and international agencies.
Links to Newspapers all over the world.
A comprehensive database of international voltage requirements.
An online conversion utility for weights, measures, etc.
Links to embassies, consulates, and other diplomatic missions around the World.
Links to Australian embassies and missions around the world.
Links to Canadian embassies and missions around the world.
Links to Singapore embassies and missions around the world.
Links to United Kingdom embassies and missions around the world.
Links to United States embassies and missions around the world.
The purposes of the United Nations, as set forth in the Charter, are to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems and in promoting respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations in attaining these ends.
The IMF is an international organization of 184 member countries, established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.
The World Bank Group is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance. It works in more than 100 developing economies with the primary focus of helping the poorest people and the poorest countries. The World Bank is composed of the following separate entities, The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD); International Development Association (IDA); International Finance Corporation (IFC); The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA); and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)