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A database of country information dedicated to helping people understand the world, its people and cultures. Country factfiles include information on culture, history, language, government, education, food, demographic and statistical indicators.
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A description and country examples of the following forms of government: democracy, communism, socialism, oligarchy, aristocracy, monarchy, theocracy, colonialism, totalitarianism and military dictatorship.