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CIA World Factbook
Provides two- to three-page summaries on the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of U.S.-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.

Country Profiles
Brief, summarized information on a country’s historical background, geography, society, economy, transportation and telecommunications, government and politics, and national security.

State and County QuickFacts
Summary profiles for the nation, states, counties, and large cities showing frequently requested data items from various Census Bureau programs.

Stately Knowledge
Learn the basic facts about any state; includes flags, interesting points and people, and links to other useful sites.

World Flag Database
Database of flags of organizations, countries, territories, and sub-national regions around the world.