Probably the best source is the THIMUN website
http://www.thimun.org/research/index.html

As well as the United Nations itself, however all of the following sources will be useful to research information on your country.


  • **United Nations**
  • Country Reports.org
    Profiles of world countries that include history, maps, ecnomic information, and more. Subscription service.
    www.countryreports.org
  • InfoNation
    Statistics and information for students about each of the Member States of the United Nations. Find out about nations' economies, population, health and medical status, environment, and technology.
    www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/infonation/e_infonation.htm
  • CountryWatch.com
    Provides political, economic, and environmental news and reports on countries worldwide.
    www.countrywatch.com
  • Infoplease: Countries of the World
    Features a brief profile, map, and the flag for each country.
    www.infoplease.com/countries.html
  • BBC News: Country Profiles
    Profiles provide an instant guide to flags, history, politics, and economic background of countries with audio and video clips from the BBC archives.
    www.news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/country_profiles/default.stm
  • Global Statistics
    Find statistical data on selected countries around the world, including administrative divisions (provinces), population and demographics, and major cities of each country.
    www.geohive.com
  • Atlapedia: Countries A to Z
    Overview for each country covering geography, demographics, history, major industries, and more.
    www.atlapedia.com/online/country_index.htm
  • Independent States in the World
    State Department listing of current country names as recognized by the U.S. Government.
    www.state.gov/www/regions/independent_states.html
  • Economist.com: Country Briefings
    Offers background information, forecasts, statistics, news, and articles from the Economist's archives.
    www.economist.com/countries
  • What is the Capital City of?
    Lists capital cities for all countries in the world and the 50 U.S. states. Also includes thousands of quiz questions.
    www.what-is-the-capital-of.com
  • U.S. Library of Congress Country Studies
    Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
    www.lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs
  • Wikipedia: List of Countries
    Hyperlinked article featuring an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, and areas of special sovereignty.
    www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries
  • About.com: Capitals of Every Country
    Lists the capitals of the 192 countries of the world.
    www.geography.about.com/library/misc/blnationalcapitals.htm
  • Encyclopedia of the Nations
    Detailed information about 193 countries. Encyclopedia of the Nations covers population, history, culture, language, and government.
    www.nationsencyclopedia.com
  • World Factbook, The
    Find maps, country profiles, flags, facts, and figures about nations around the world. From the CIA.
    www./www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook