Universal Reference Resources

Welcome !
Here are a few starting points to world-wide resources :-

GENERAL
International Agencies & Information
World Constitutions

The World Factbook 1997 : Master Home Page......from the CIA.
World Populations......revised 1998 by the United Nations.

Visa ATM Locator......world-wide.

HyperHistory OnLine......a history of the world.
US Government Information

US Census Bureau

Country Studies......from the US Library of Congress.

Historical Atlas Of The 20th Century......

The United Nations CyberSchoolBus......choose & compare countries.

E-Conflict......world encyclopaedia & simulation. World flags, anthems (MIDI), etc.

Research It !

Culture - People - Lists......big and brilliant !!!
InfoSpace - The Ultimate Directory......locate E-mail addresses world-wide.

Telephone Directories On The Web

Novagate Telephone Directories & Information......

Payphone Numbers In The USA & Canada......add a number.

World Times & Telephone Dialling Codes......sensational !
Today Date & Time
Date & Time Gateway......get the local time anywhere in the world.
Local Times Around The World

How Far Is It ?......between two places on Earth.

International Salary Calculator......neat !

International Weather
World Weather
Rain Or Shine...... world weather.
Disaster Central

Currency Converter......from Olsen & Associates. It's brilliant !!!
World Times......
Time Converter......from one Country to another.

Unit Converters......from Imperial to Metric - distances, weights, measures.

The World Clock

Calendar Land
Calendar

Morse Code & The Phonetic Alphabets

Life In The USA......a downloadable Windows program for immigrants to USA

The "Today" Page......by Ari. Interesting !

World Flags......downloadable.

Flags Of The World......another one.

Airlines Of the Web......over 500 of 'em.

Encyclopaedia Of Travel......cheapest bargains.

The Web Assistant......good at finding "things".

The Free Internet Encyclopaedia......excellent!!

The Internationalist......center for International business information.

International Business Directory : General

Clarence Business Directory......with extensive world-wide links.
International Contacts & Trade Offices......a world-wide list of addresses, telephone & fax numbers.

World Wide Yellow Pages......a business directory.

The Online World Resources Handbook

Australian Department Of Foreign Affairs & Trade

The Venture Capital Marketplace

Asian Developement Bank

Asia-Pacific International Trade Business Directory

Virtual Tourist World Map......make sure you link into the Virtual Tourist 11 World Map for more information ( it's within this link ).

VIBE's World Map

The Lonely Planet - Destinations......now this IS interesting.

Windows On The World......Travel, trade, commerce.

The United Nations & Other International Organizations......a large site & slow loading.

The Human Rights Web Page

InterGlobal Who's Who

TimeOut.com......the world's greatest cities.

City.Net......2324 cities of the world.

Statistical Abstract Of The U S ......a good statistical resource list.

South African Connections......trade.

Magazines Related To Business & Economics

Global Market Place......a magazine dealing with global trade etc.

Apollo Advertising......have a look.

Australian Financial Review......magazine.

World Population Clock......USA & World with interesting links/stats.

LANGUAGE CONVERTERS / DICTIONARIES
Online Dictionaries & Translators
The WWW Virtual Library : Languages......quite a few.

Ethnologue : Languages Of The World......
Central & Eastern European Languages......basic phrases.

Languages & Linguistics

LingNet - The Linguists' Network......compliments of the US Army.

The Human Languages Page
Ethnologue......a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages.
Foreign Languages For Travelers......fantastic !!!
Expert Translators : English >< Foreign......a commercial site. But if you want them you can try before you buy.

Index Of On-Line Dictionaries
Vocabulary Training......French,German,Spanish,Swedish. Downloadable program.
French / English
Learn2 Get By In French
German / English
German/English
Japanese / English
Translating Dictionaries......downloadable program with files.
Norwegian/English/Norwegian......a downloadable Windows based program.
Russian......download.
Learn2 Get By In Spanish
Morse Code Translator

Spanish / English
Spanish/English Dictionary & Tutor......downloadable
Swedish/English/Swedish
Translators International......in Perth, Western Australia.

The Alternative Dictionaries

COUNTRIES/CONTINENTS


National Anthems In MIDI Format......
E-ConflictWorld Encyclopaedia with the anthems, flags and maps of the nations of the world.

Countries & Territories......from City.Net
The World......
The World's Nations......from The Info Service.

The World Factbook 1995......information on countries of the world compiled by the CIA.

World Travel Guide

Geopedia......similar to the two above this one.

Africa : The Living Africa......
Africa In Focus......brilliant links.
Virtual Antarctica......awesome !!!
Gateway To Antarctica
Asia Information Page......extensive.
Asia/Australia Enterprise Review......great links.
Virtual Bangladesh
Bosnia HomePage
Bulgaria On The Internet
Caribbean......a comprehensive index by Orrin.
Costa Rica
Croatia : The Republic Of
Denmark......
European Home Page
European Union Home Page......sensational
Europe Through The Back Door......great tips.
La France
Germany......Internet resources.
Deutschland/Australien Page
French/Australie Page

Iceland
India Today......focusing on politics & current affairs.
IndoAust......Homepage for Indians in Australia.
Indonesia
Indonesia Home Page
Ireland
Ireland's Eye
In Italy Online
Japan/Ausatralia Page
Japan......a clickable W3 map of Japan. Very good.
Japan......from Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation.
Japan Station
Malaysia Online
Visit Malaysia
Maldives......Republic of..
Middle East Links
Netherlands......in Dutch.
Oceania Information......all about the Pacific Islands.
Philippines
Portugal
Scotland......tourist information.
New Asia Singapore
Spanish/Australian Page
Si Spain
Sweden......a personal site but with extensive Swedish links.
Switzerland......with an Australian flavour.
Thailand......
Tibet
USA Counties 1996......all the stats you could ever want.
Vietnam......with over 700 links.
Yugoslavia - The Federal Republic......official WebSite.
Net Travel......from YPN.

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