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We have linked each country to the United Nations - Country Statistics. (If the UN does not provide data we have used National Statistics). Click on the country's flag to access this information.

RELIGION

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Islamic   Catholic  Protestant Orthodox  Syncretism Buddhism  Hinduism Judaism  Communism                

                    The majority Religion of each Country is listed using a recognized symbol
                  (see RELIGION below), the % number is the estimated size of the Majority.

Embassy   Each country's Embassy located in Washington DC is shown thus.

  British Foreign Office Travel Advice for business and tourist travellers.

United Nations Mission 
The Nation's permanent mission to the United Nations.

Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy  When a Country is a Constitutional Monarchy it is shown thus.

Languages   A listing of the languages spoken in the country.

Travel Guide  
All you need to know if travelling to the country.

Pictures   Pictures of the country, its people and its cities.

Universities   A listing of major Universities within the country.

BBC   British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide


Country Profiles

        United States Central Intelligence Agency 

  U.S. Department of State - Great Seal       United States Department of State

   British Foreign & Commonwealth Office

 Australian Coat of Arms.png    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

       Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Peoples Republic of China
 Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
   German Federal Foreign Office

  MID emblem.png       Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation  (Use Site Search)

   EUEA      European Union External Action
  

   Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs

       United Nations Children's Fund

      World Bank Report  
 

     World Health Organization

    World Trade Organization
 

 International Monetary Fund

    Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation   Prison Population Statistics

      Amnesty International Report

  The Maltese Cross     Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

     Transparency International Corruption Report

    Link to overview of country listed, including political and topographic maps.

 National Intelligence Services 


Population January 2014

 -  Population Growth Reference Bureau Data Finder Information. The % after the entry is the Growth or Decline in native population expected between 2000 and 2050 (not including migrations.)

U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report -  US Department of State Report.

U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report - US Department of State Country Briefs on Human Rights.

Age of Consent. - Legal Age of Sexual Consent.   Source

International Migration Profile - United Nations Data on Migration.  Source

National Intelligence Quotient - The Average Intelligence Quotient is 100. Source

Armed Forces -  Includes various data on Land, Sea and Air Forces and Budgets.

United States US AID Payments   - U.S. authorized financial aid to foreign Nations.

News Sources -  English Language Local News sources.

Newspaper  -  National Newspapers & Business Publications published in English.

Stock Exchange - Stock Exchanges that are presented real-time in English.

Chambers of Commerce  Link takes you to the World Chambers Network. 

Wikipedia Overview - Link takes you to the Wikipedia Encyclopedia.

Current Conflicts - Link takes you to an update on conflicts the Nation is engaged in.

   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency

  Local weather conditions today

     Local Time

Fiji Sunset. Island Vulnerability  

Animated flag of Arab League  Member of the League of Arab States

  Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations (The British Empire)

Animated Flag of OAS (Organization of American States)      Member of the Organization of American States

Animated Flag of OAU (Organization of African Unity)      Member of the African Union

Animated Flag of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)       Member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Animated Flag of European Union     Member of the European Union

     Member of the Association of South East Asian Nations

Animated Flag of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States)  Member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (ex-Soviet Union)

TODAY'S NEWS - News relating to the country from around the world.

  This symbol indicates that the State Department of the United States Government has
  deemed that this Country is considered a State Sponsor of International Terrorism.


RELIGION

NATIONS WITH MAJORITY MUSLIM  POPULATIONS

animated large gold symbol of Islam

Map of the Muslim World
(Showing Sunni & Shia Majorities)


NATIONS WITH MAJORITY CHRISTIAN POPULATIONS

 
Catholic   Protestant   budded cross Orthodox

Greek cross 
Syncretism

The combination of different systems of philosophical or religious belief or
practice, often incorporating some Christian beliefs and Bible  references.



NATIONS WITH MAJORITY BUDDHIST POPULATIONS

gold buddhist wheel animated

NATIONS WITH MAJORITY HINDU POPULATIONS

animated gold OM, large


NATIONS WITH MAJORITY JEWISH POPULATIONS

anamated large gold Star of David


NATIONS WITH MAJORITY COMMUNIST POPULATIONS

3D Animation : red star



Major Religious Groups of the World Ranked by Number of Adherents

A Basic Overview of the World's Major Religions

Alphabetical Listing of Alternative Religions

Map of Religious Majorities by State in the United States of America


Largest Religious Groups in the United States of America



THE WAR ON TERROR



The States of Cuba, Iran, Syria and Sudan are the four
governments that the United States Secretary of State
has designated as being state sponsors of terrorism.


U.S. Department of Homeland Security
     

 
Nations with Overseas Territories & Possessions

      (AUSTRALIA)   Commonwealth of Australia
        (CHINA)  
People's Republic of China
         (DENMARK)  Kingdom of Denmark
        (FRANCE)  French Republic 
       (FINLAND)  Republic of Finland
        (NETHERLANDS)  Kingdom of the Netherlands
      (NEW ZEALAND)  New Zealand
       (NORWAY)   Kingdom of Norway
        (PORTUGAL)  Portuguese Republic
           (SPAIN)  Kingdom of Spain
       (U.K.)  United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
        (U.S.A.)  United States of America


Could, Should or Would be Countries

NOT RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED NATIONS


            

Hot Spots of the World


Freedom of the Press

Although we have listed as many English Language newspapers and other business publications as we can find, we would point out that not all publications have the Freedom of the Press enjoyed by those in North America and Europe.  So, we suggest you check the Freedom House - Freedom of the Press Report, before reading any of the newspapers or other publications listed on this site.


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  United States Central Intelligence Agency
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Clipperton Island
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    Country Profiles

   
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    Wikipedia Overview
 
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Europa Island
   Uninhabited

    Wikipedia Overview

     
French Overseas Territory or Possession  Fiji Sunset.

 


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French Antarctic Lands    
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    Country Profiles

  
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
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   Wikipedia Overview

     
French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 


 
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French Antilles

     see: Guadeloupe and Martinique

     
French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 

    
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French Guiana  
   
Capital City ~ Cayenne
  
Languages    Travel Guide   Pictures
  
SOUTH AMERICA MAP
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  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
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 German Federal Foreign Office  
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Prison Population Statistics
 
 
Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population 2050 (projected) 400,000 
   + 95%
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
Corruption Index   
   News Sources

  
World Health Organization
  
Expatia
  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
    Amnesty International - Human Rights Report

    TODAY'S NEWS IN FRENCH GUIANA

     
French Overseas Territory or Possession 
  

 


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French Polynesia    (Tahiti)
   
Capital City ~ Papeete
  
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Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population 2050 (projected) 400,000 
   + 45%
   United Nations International Migration Profile  
  
Corruption Index   
   News Sources

   World Health Organization
  
Expatia
  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
    Amnesty International - Human Rights Report
 
The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery
  Fiji Sunset.   Island Vulnerability

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Glorioso Islands
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  United States Central Intelligence Agency
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    Wikipedia Overview
  Fiji Sunset.  Island Vulnerability

     
French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 


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  Guadeloupe  
   
Capital City ~ Basse-Terre
    Languages    Travel Guide
  
 
CARIBBEAN MAP
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    United States Central Intelligence Agency
 
  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office

 
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Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation  Prison Population Statistics
 
 
 Overview with political and topographic maps.
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    Population 2050 (projected) 500,000 
  + 5%
    United Nations International Migration Profile   
   
Expatia
   
Chambers of Commerce
    Wikipedia Overview
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
    Amnesty International - Human Rights Report
  Fiji Sunset.   Island Vulnerability

 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN GUADELOUPE

     
French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 


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Juan de Nova Island
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    Country Profiles

   
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
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     Wikipedia Overview

  
Fiji Sunset.Island Vulnerability


      
French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 


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Martinique  (French Antilles)
    
Capital City ~ Fort-de-France
    Languages    Travel Guide   Pictures  
    
CARIBBEAN MAP
    BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile
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    Country Profiles

  
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
 British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
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Prison Population Statistics
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    Population 2050 (projected) 400,000 
   + 5%
   
Age of Consent - 15
    United Nations International Migration Profile
   
National Intelligence Quotient - N/A
   
Corruption Index    
    Expatia
   
Chambers of Commerce
    Wikipedia Overview
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
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   TODAY'S NEWS IN MARTINIQUE 

      
French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 


    Animated Flag of French Guiana     animated large gold symbol of Islam  97%    
    
Mayotte
     
Capital City ~ Mamoudzou
   
 Languages   Travel Guide   Pictures  
    
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British Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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    TODAY'S NEWS IN MAYOTTE 

     
French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 


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New Caledonia  
    
Capital City ~ Nouméa
   
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French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 


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Réunion 
    
Capital City ~ Saint-Denis
  
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French Overseas Territory or Possession 

 

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Saint-Barthélemy
  
Capital City ~ Gustavia
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  Local weather conditions today
  
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Tromelin Island
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Capital City ~ Mata-Utu
  
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  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
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French Overseas Territory or Possession 
 

 


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France    United Nations
   
Capital City ~ Paris
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Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide
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 Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population 2050 (projected) 64,000,000 
  + 7%
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
France complies fully with the minimum standards
   for the elimination of trafficking of human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 15
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 98
  
Corruption Index

  
Armed Forces  
  
World Bank Report
  
International Monetary Fund
   United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources

  
World Health Organization
   Freedom House Report

  
World Trade Organization
   Le Monde Diplomatique
   International Herald Tribune
  
Paris Bourse
   Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
    Amnesty International - Human Rights Report
 
The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery
 
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   TODAY'S NEWS IN FRANCE

  
French Republic
   Nation Founded 1789

       French Territories & Possessions