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Model United Nations

Country Information

The Basics

In addition to The World Factbook from Central Intelligence Agency, Background Notes from State Department, Country Study from Library of Congress, you may want to consult these other sources to identify possible positions your country may take for historical, political, economic or other reasons.

Scholar Analysis (Geographic/Cultural Regions)

Culture and Customs

Not all articles are available in databases that UCLA subscribes to. The Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) has a number of databases available to anyone with an LAPL library card. You can get an ECARD online-no need to go to a library.

  • CultureGrams is a helpful source for concise information on countries of the world that is available from LAPL.