Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Halle-lu-lu-jah
The world according to the CIA
Praise be to the geographers!
There is one book that is the be all and end all for political and regional geographers. It is loaded with knowledge and has been the final word is geopolitical debates. The book; of course, is The World Factbook published by the Central Intelligence Agency.
The World Factbook is loaded with information ranging from demographics, place, telecommunications, government, to military and much, much more on every recognized state and many dependencies. Not only does each country’s entry have their own map but there is also a regional map page!
This book is a handy desk reference to any geographical or political concern one may have. It can be purchased in book form or downloaded for free! Get your's now!
A good companion for the political geographers is Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments. This directory is published weekly and is a quick guide to international governments.