This award-winning geographical index includes descriptions for over 165,000 political and physical features world-wide. Most entries include population, longitude and latitude, elevation, distance and direction from a well-known place. Also a definitive and reliable guide to place name changes, variations, and pronunciation.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Presents easy-to-understand information on 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.