BBC Country Profiles

Publication Details

  • Time-span Current
  • Subscription Type FREE
  • License Information To find video and audio see selection on left side menu.
  • Publisher BBC Monitoring
  • Notes
    • Worldwide
  • Resource Types Subject Gateway
  • Description This site supplies information on the history, economy, and politics of countries and territories. Each profile includes an overview, map, facts, and current leaders. A media overview provides information on the press, television, radio, news agencies, and number of Internet users. Links provided on the side of the profile connect to the latest news and key stories, BBC links, background articles, related Internet sites and video and audio clips from the BBC archives. Additional features include timelines, recent news links, background articles, Internet sites, and BBC archive video and audio clips. Information on key international organizations is also included. (Updates ongoing)