Online searchable database combining Europa World Year Book and the nine Regional Surveys of the World: Africa South of the Sahara; Central and South-eastern Europe; Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia; The Far East and Australasia; The Middle East and North Africa; South America, Central America, and the Caribbean; South Asia; The USA and Canada; and Western Europe.
Political Handbook of the World provides updated political profiles of all of the world's countries and details the history and activities of a number of intergovernmental organizations. Each country profile provides basic facts about the country, detailed background information on the country's history, government and politics, and political parties. Use the Advanced Search to search by regime type, party system, electoral system, system of government, and by region.
[Economist Intelligence Unit]
Current and in-depth reports on nearly 200 countries, world areas, regions and organizations. Politics, economics and social trends. Pathway: under the "geography" tab, choose a country.