Our latest arrival to the library reference shelf is The CIA World Factbook.
The CIA World Factbook, a comprehensive and up-to-date information resource focusing on the nations of the world, has been published annually since 1981. In the past decade, the online version of the Factbook has become an essential tool for those seeking current information on populations, politics, economics, military expenditures and much more, for each and every country on the planet, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
Details include, but are not limited to location, area, climate and boundaries, elevation, natural resources, land use, population, age structure, birth and death rates, rate of population growth, net migration, urbanization, life expectancy, ethnic groups, languages, religions, type of government – and a very great deal more.
Make The CIA World Factbook one of your standard sources for quick and reliable international information.