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Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. Updated/revised by the Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs as they are received from the Department's regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State.

Resource Type(s): Government Publication,  Reference Tool 
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Vendor Name:U.S. Dept. of State
Research Guides: Countries, Foreign Affairs, Geography, Political Science, Reference Sources, U.S. Federal Government Research