World Desk Reference
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Put the world at your fingertips with the World Desk Reference, a one-stop reference resource for quick facts on the countries of the world. Choose any country from one of the site's pull-down menus and you'll have instant access to information on more than 15 topics plus full-color, enlargeable maps. Click on the map to open a new window displaying a detailed map of the country's road system and terrain. Read almanac-style entries on topics like crime, education, health and many others. From the site's home page you can also access regularly-updated news stories for each country. Students, researchers and travelers will find many uses for this content-packed site.