Comprehensive, up-to-date source for general information on countries and international organizations including statistical surveys as well as demographic and economic statistics. Includes critical essays on important issues in western and eastern-central Europe, with entries by country featuring geography, chronology, history, economy, statistical survey, directory, and bibliography. Also contains a directory of regional research institutes, and a select bibliography.
Discussion of governments, regional issues, and the intergovernmental organizations of the world. Indexed by geographic location, organizational name, and personal name. A chronology of major international events is also included.
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This source is produced annually for the use of US government officials. Each country entry includes a map, geographical description, and information on the peoples, government, economy and defense of the nation.
From the Economist Intelligence Unit, this source provides in-depth information related to the political, social and economic status of many nations, including those within the European Union.
This resource provides information on political, economic and social aspects of countries that includes a 3-5 year appraisal of country stability.