Atlapedia - provides facts, figures and statistical data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, economy & more
Background Notes - information about countries provided by the U.S. Department of State.
CIA World Factbook - information about most of the countries in the world.
CNNfn - Currencies market
Ratessfx Currency Converter
Flags of the World: by country - shows all the flags of the world, plus historical and other information about each.
Information Please: Countries of the World
Library of Congress Countries Studies
-detailed information on countries' geography, society, economy,
transportation, communications, government, politics and history on most
countries around the world.
National Anthems - hear and see the words in their native language and view a copy of their passport cover.
Regions of France - use to gather information about each of the 20+ regions of France.
For a nice outline, political or geographical map of your county, use the "Facts on File" or "World Atlas" link on the under School Databases page
MapQuest - for maps and driving instructions about other countries.