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Select Africa & African Studies Web Sites
These few websites offer a wealth of information to help with your research. Several of these provide excellent statistical data.
Africa Region Reports: The World Bank Group
Findings reports on ongoing operational, economic and sector work carried out by the World Bank, Africa Region Findings and Good Practice Infobriefs.
African Development Bank
A multinational development bank supported by 77 nations from Africa, North and South America, Europe and Asia. Its mission is to foster economic growth and social progress in Africa.
Boston University African Studies Resources
The study of Africa is interdisciplinary and this site contains indexes, References Tools, Book Sources, Research Guides,web links, and Related Disciplines.
University of Pennsylvania Africa Studies Center
A list of African country pages along with maps, holidays, and travel warnings.
World Legal Information Institute
Provides free, independent and non-profit access to worldwide law is a compilation of nearly 900 databases from some 120 countries drawn from the Free Access to Law Movement since 1992.
Yale University Selected Resources for African Studies
An African Collection of country specific data and selected resources to support the African Collection.
Country Web Sites
This guide gathers together databases, web sites, books, and other resources on countries worldwide.
Country Studies- Library of Congress Federal Research Division
Series 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.
United Nations Population Division
From the UN's Department of Economic and Social Affairs, this website houses a lot of information. It is responsible for monitoring and appraisal of the broad range of areas in the field of population.
U.S. Department of State: Background Notes
Publications that include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations with the United States and other countries.