Background Notes (DoS)
BBC News World Service Country Profiles
CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online (1991-Current) - Theory and research in international affairs, publishing a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Countries and Regions (World Bank)
Country Studies - Search by word or country then go to the education section. By the Library of Congress.
United Nations Cyberschool Bus