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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Factbooks and Yearbooks
Europa World Plus
Covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Licensed to uWaterloo users.
ELDIS is a free access database of information sources on international development. It aims to share the best knowledge on development, policy, practice and research.
Columbia Gazetteer of the World
An encyclopedia of geographical names and places. Contains over 170,000 articles or entries on physical places and political entities.
World Development Indicators
Available online. World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources.
An internet-based data service, launched by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, brings together UN statistical databases for easy access.