A commercial site that has pictures of flags arranged by category. Enlarged picture page has brief information about state or country.
Political and geographic maps, basic facts and statistics about countries.
Information about countries from sources like the CIA Factbook in a concise, easily readable format.
Country Studies: Area Handbook Series (Library of Congress / Federal Research Division)
In-depth studies of political, economic, social, military and geographical status of selected countries.
Our 50 States and Capitals
Excellent basic information about states with links to famous people and events.