links – Maps

Database

World Data Analysis – currently only available inside the library
A resource for information on all the countries of the world.

Maps and Atlases

All the World’s Maps
This site provides access to national maps and maps pinpointing major cities for countries around the world.

Geography
Find blank and outline maps to print out for educational or personal use.

About.com: Geograph
Find maps and geographical information about each of the countries of the world, continents, US states, and oceans.

National Geographic: Maps
Search and print historical, weather, and population maps.

Merriam-Webster’s Atlas
Maps and geographical information about states and countries.

Country Information

Aneki.com
Locate country rankings in categories, including population, wealth, pollution, size, nuclear weapons, and more.

50 States
This site offers a virtual tour of the 50 states and capitals.

Intute: World Guide
A series of guides for over 270 countries and territories, including demographics, geography data, interactive world maps, satellite photos, scrollable city images, and links to resources about each country.

Lonely Planet
Travel advice and information on the best holiday destinations from around the world.

The World Factbook
The United States government profiles countries and territories around the world, including information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, and more.