The Library of the Congress

Portals of the World is a Web site that can be used as a starting point for studying other countries and parts of the world. Learn about the culture, economy, geography, government, history, languages, politics, religions, and other aspects of more than 150 countries, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Along with general information, the site provides links to authoritative, in-depth information selected by area specialists and other staff at the Library of Congress.