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LeMO: Lebendiges virtuelles Museum Online

LeMO: Lebendiges virtuelles Museum Online

In German. The Deutsches Historisches Museum (German History Museum) and Haus der Geschichte der Budesrepublik Deutschland (Museum of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany) work together to support this site, covering German history of the mid 19th century to the present. The “Living Museum Online” includes articles on historical periods, …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History

Yaroslavl Region

Yaroslavl Region

The official website of the Yaroslavl Region of Russia. Offers official administrative, economic, historical, geographic, and cultural information. Special informational sections are geared to tourists and investors. In Russian and English.
Subject: Regional And Country Information–Europe–Russia–Russia Travel And Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia

Fastnet Rock Light – ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Fastnet Rock Light – ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

The famous Irish lighthouse, Fastnet Rock Light, was built in 1904 and took 7 years to build. It is located in the Irish Sea near Cape Clear Island and is approximately 4.5 miles from Irish mainland. “It is the first light seen by all ships inbound from the Americas, and the last light seen by thousands of emigrants heading to the New World.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Neist Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Neist Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in Glendale, Scotland, U.K., Neist Point Light was built in 1909 and automated in 1986. “This 62 foot tall, white conical tower and attaching buildings are located on the western-most point of the Isle of Skye. Its focal plane is 141 feet above sea level and it has a range of 16 nautical miles. It is accessible by boat, helicopter or a 45 m …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

The Oktoberfest Website

The Oktoberfest Website

In English or German. This site has everything you ever wanted to know about Oktoberfest in Munich. Includes a gallery of pictures.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–Germany Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German Social Life & Customs

Killantringan Light- ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Killantringan Light- ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

The Killantringan Light was built in 1900. It replaced the Portpatrick Light. Killantringan Light resides in Portpatrick, Scotland in the Irish Sea. “This 72 foot tall, white conical tower has an elevation 161 feet above sea level. Its light shines 25 miles out into the North Channel along the southwest coast of Scotland.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Hook Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Hook Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

“This massive tower, located at the tip of Hook Head at the entrance to Waterford Harbour, was built around 1172 and even today remains in excellent condition.” Hook Head is located in the Irish Sea in Churchtown, Co Wexford, Ireland. This Light has an eccentric history including, functioning as a monastery and as a hub for counterfeit money. Hook …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Howth Light – ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Howth Light – ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

The Howth Light is situated in the Irish Sea in Howth, Co Dublin, Ireland and was built in 1818. “This light is located on the pier-head in Howth Harbour on the northern shore of Howth Head… Howth Harbour was modernized in the early 1980’s and a modern tower built at the end of the East Pier Extension.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Galley Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Galley Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

The Galley Head Light is located in the Irish Sea “on the southern tip of a headland known as Dundeady Island” in Castlefreke, Co Cork, Ireland. The lighthouse was built in 1878. It became electric in 1969 and fully automated in 1979. “The tower is 69 feet high and sits at the edge of a sheer cliff in a well-designed compound.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Dun Laoghaire East Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Dun Laoghaire East Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the end of the East Pier of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It and the West Pier Light were built to guide into the harbour ships that were waiting to get into the Port of Dublin. When this light became a three-keeper station in 1949, the Principal Keeper moved into the dwelling of the unmanned West Pier Light, and the two assistan …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Ducannon North Rear Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ducannon North Rear Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This harbour light was originally built at Roche’s Point in 1817. It was felt to be too small for that location, so it was dismantled and re-built at Duncannon. It is located three miles north of the entrance to Waterford Harbour on the Wexford shore. Along with the Duncannon Fort Light (Front Range) it forms a pair of range lights (leading lights …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Dun Laoghaire West Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Dun Laoghaire West Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the end of the West Pier of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It and the East Pier Light were built to guide into the harbour ships that were waiting to get into the Port of Dublin. In 1909 a fog horn was added to this station at the request of the London North-Western Railway. In 1949 the Principal Keeper from the East Pier Light mo …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Duncannon Fort Front Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Duncannon Fort Front Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located in Duncannon Fort three miles north of the entrance to Waterford Harbour on the Wexford shore. Along with the Duncannon North Light (Rear Range) it forms a pair of range lights (leading lights) guiding ships over the bar of Duncannon.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Dunmore East Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Dunmore East Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located on the Waterford shore on the pier-head directly across the entrance to Waterford Harbour from the Hook Head tower. Its fluted Doric column and cast-iron lattice balcony make it unique among Irish lighthouses. It used oil lamps until 1922 when it was converted to acetylene. In 1964 it was converted to electricity.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Roche’s Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Roche’s Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Roche’s Point Light was built in 1835 and is located “at the site of an old watch tower at the entrance to Cork Harbor,” Ireland. “It replaced a smaller tower that had been built in 1817 but deemed too small for this location.” The “light stands 49 feet high and is 105 feet above high water.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Old Wicklow Head Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Old Wicklow Head Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Old Wicklow Head Lights are located in Wicklow County Wicklow, Ireland. There are two lights, an “upper, or rear, light”, and a “lower, or front, light”. “The rear light was discontinued in 1818 when new lights were built. A new upper light was built very close to the old front light that was torn down. This new upper light was discontinued in …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Poolbeg Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Poolbeg Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Poolbeg Light is located in Dublin County Dublin, Ireland and “was built in 1768.” The “light sits at the end of the South Wall of the Port of Dublin which extends from Ringsend nearly four miles out into Dublin Bay. The original tower was built in 1768 and was re-built in 1820. The color of the tower has changed over the years from white to black …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Portpatrick Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Portpatrick Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Portpatrick Light is located “at the harbor entrance in Portpatrick on the North Channel along the southwest coast of Scotland.” It was built in 1836 and decommissioned in 1900 “when the Killantringan Light became operational.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Wicklow Head Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Wicklow Head Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1818 and automated in 1974, this light serves as a replacement for older lights along the Irish coast at Wicklow Head. This light is lower at “just 121 feet above high water level,” and it was improved in 1863 as well as “converted to gas in 1868, to incandescent paraffin vapour in 1906 and to electricity in 1976.” With the Wicklow Swash l …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Youghal Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Youghal Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1852 and electrified in 1964, Youghal Light is placed “on the site of the old Convent of St Anne ‘light tower’ that had been kept burning by the nuns for over 350 years from 1190 to 1542.” The granite tower is 43 feet high and extends “78 feet above high water.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Ballycotton Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ballycotton Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light, built with old red sandstone quarried on the island, was built along with the one at Mine Head when construction on the Capel Island light was suspended. It is located on Ballycotton Island just offshore from the southern tip along Ballycotton Bay. Originally the tower was a natural stone color. In 1892 a broad, black band was painted …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Turnberry Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Turnberry Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in Scotland, UK, built in 1873 and automated in 1986, Turnberry Light is an “80 foot tall, [active] conical tower located on the southwest coast of Scotland at the entrance to the Firth of Clyde from the North Channel.” The powerful light in its white tower shines “95 feet above sea level” with “a range of 24 nautical miles.” Under the desi …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Corsewall Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Corsewall Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located at the northern tip of the Rhinns of Galloway (Galloway Peninsula) where Loch Ryan and the North Channel meet (southwest coast of Scotland), this light’s white conical tower stands 112 feet tall and shines 22 miles out to sea. It was designed by Robert Stevenson and is still an active aid. The former keeper’s quarters is now operated as th …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Ballinacourty Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ballinacourty Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light, built with local limestone rock, is located on Ballinacourty Point, on the northern shore of Dungarvan Bay. It was at the request of merchants and shipowners that this harbour light was built, to help guide ships into Dungarvan Bay and up to safe anchorage.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Baily Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Baily Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the south-eastern tip of Howth Head which juts out into the Irish Sea at the entrance to Dublin Bay. There has been a light on this part of Howth Head, in one form or other, for over 300 years. The first actual lighthouse wasn’t built here until 1668, however. A second lighthouse was built in 1790. These first lights were …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Famous Austrians, Germans, and Swiss

Famous Austrians, Germans, and Swiss

In English. This site provides an A-Z list of famous Germans, Austrians, and Swiss, including political figures, artists, actors, and others. Each entry includes birth date, death date where applicable, and a short biography.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History; Reference–Biographies; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German Social Life & Customs

The Irish Brigade

The Irish Brigade

“Devoted to the history of the 38th (Irish) Brigade, a unit of the British Army that gained an unrivalled reputation in the Allied campaigns in Tunisia, Sicily and Italy in World War II.” Includes virtual battlefield visits, eyewitness acounts, war diaries, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–Military History; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Ireland

National Atlas of the United States

National Atlas of the United States

Interactive Layered maps of the United States providing sections on: elevation and terrain, exotic species maps, animated vegetation growth and interactive maps within your browser. Map layers can be downloaded from the USGS free via FTP. Maps have zoom function that allows users to examine over 2 million entries closely.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States

Euro Data Map

Euro Data Map

A resource for economic data, such as GDP growth, inflation rate, and budget deficit, of select European countries. This site may not work with some browsers, though a text-only version of the information is also available.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Regional & Country Information–Europe

U.S. Census Bureau International Database

U.S. Census Bureau International Database

The International Data Base offers demographic and socio-economic data for “countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more.” Data goes back as far as 1950. See the introductory page to find general information about the database and to view graphs and other pre-aggregated data on world population.
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Census Data & Demographics

World Desk Reference

World Desk Reference

“Each of the world’s nations is analysed in up to 19 subject areas…. An invaluable guide to … the world’s most important places, including alternative spellings and recent place-name changes; More than 5,000 illustrations, charts and diagrams, and over 600 maps, 25,000 facts and statistics.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Geography

Health Canada Online

Health Canada Online

“Health Canada is the federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health. In partnership with provincial and territorial governments, Health Canada provides national leadership to develop health policy, enforce health regulations, promote disease prevention and enhance healthy living for all Canadians. …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Atlas of Canada

Atlas of Canada

A searchable site providing access to Canadian geographical information. Broad subject areas are physical, economic, and human geography, with more specific categories in each subject area. Search for sites within the Atlas itself and for resources of the National Atlas of Canada, Statistics Canada and other related geographical resources.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Irish Government in Crisis – The Independent

Irish Government in Crisis – The Independent

The financial crisis has not finished claiming victims. The Independent from Ireland reports that Ireland’s Green Party called for general elections to be held, and for the current government to be dissolved. This comes after politicians accepted a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other European countries in 2010.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Ireland

Czech Republic- Official Website of the Czech Repubic

Czech Republic- Official Website of the Czech Repubic

The official website of the Czech Republic run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, offers information on various aspects of Czech society. Sub-pages include: 1. economy, business and science 2. tourism and sport 3. cultural heritage 4. work and study. Contains useful, current demographic, currency exchange rates, weather and …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe

ZNet Latin America Watch

ZNet Latin America Watch

At this site you will find a searchable compendium of Latin America-related articles from a variety of authors. Topics include social movements, U.S. policy toward the region, trade agreements, and more. Also contains links to a number of other source pages relating to Latin America, organized by topic.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Latin America

Das Bundesarchiv (Federal Archives of the Federal Republic of Germany)

Das Bundesarchiv (Federal Archives of the Federal Republic of Germany)

In German. The archives of the Federal Republic of Germany hosts a virtual gallery on the site, which includes images of film posters from pre-WWII Germany and political posters, among other items. An English translation of the site is in the planning stages.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History

BBC News Country Profiles

BBC News Country Profiles

BBC country profiles “provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries, territories, and international organizations. Provides related news reports, a chronology of key events, leaders and media.
Subject: Regional & Country Information

GEOnet Names Server

GEOnet Names Server

This database allows searching for geographic information on countries outside of the United States. It includes not only towns, cities and other populated places, but also features like rivers, lakes, roads, tunnels, schools, even individual rocks and other obscure features. The database will provide exact latitude and longitude information for th …
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Geography

Philly Future – Philadelphia Blogs

Philly Future – Philadelphia Blogs

Interested in Philadelphia? Philly Future is a collection of online writers, commentators and community bloggers writing about news, opinion, sport and arts and entertainment in the Greater Philadelphia region. Includes many links to resources for the area.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midatlantic (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania); Regional & Country Information Blogs

The Guides Network

The Guides Network

Living in the UK and need advice about industries and everyday issues? Read guides for utilities, finances, travel, genealogy and water pollution.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom

Southern Highlands

Southern Highlands

The Southern Highlands website is an information guide for the Southern Highlands in Australia. The site provides information on the area’s history, events, news, and a tourist’s guide to the region. There is information on individual towns and villages, including maps. The business directory provides an overview of local businesses from accommodat …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Australia

Interactive London Map

Interactive London Map

This map of central London has landmarks that you can click on. For each landmark, there is a moving panoramic photograph that lets you see the area from many different angles.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom

The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal

A wealth of information on the Panama Canal is available on this website from the Panama Canal Authority. Visitors can find historical pictures and information, current projects, commercial and maritime operations information. The website also includes a photo gallery and live-camera views from the canal. Available in English and Spanish.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Central America

Columbus Guides Travel Guide for Central America

Columbus Guides Travel Guide for Central America

Comprehensive country-by-country travel and general information from this UK-based travel guide publisher. For each country, the website provides information on a number of categories, including health, public holidays, climate, history, government, social and business profiles and more.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Central America

Library of Congress Portals to the World for Iberia, the Caribbean, and Latin America

Library of Congress Portals to the World for Iberia, the Caribbean, and Latin America

Selected Internet resources for various countries, including Central America, chosen by Library of Congress staff. Websites cover general information, business, culture, health, government, geography and more for each country.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Regional & Country Information–Caribbean; Regional & Country Information–North America–Central America

Canada’s Arctic

Canada’s Arctic

This web site is just one element in an integrated package of educational materials examining Canada’s Arctic environments and the organisms that occur in them. There are actually two websites-one entitled Canada’s Polar Life and the other Canada’s Polar Environments. Each of these sites provides more than 1000 pages of heavily illustrated inform …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Maps of Australia and the Pacific

Maps of Australia and the Pacific

Digitized images of recent and historical maps from the Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection. Includes Australia, New Zealand, and many nations in the South Pacific, with links to additional regional map resources.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Australia; Regional & Country Information–South Pacific

Geography IQ

Geography IQ

Facts on France’s terrain, climate, land use, geographic coordinates, environmental problems and international environmental agreements. Also includes a foreign currency converter and maps.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–France

Yahoo! Get Local

Yahoo! Get Local

Interface to state and local resources in Yahoo, browsable by state/city or searchable by zip code. Entries for each city include links to Web resources, local weather and sports, searchable phone directories, and news headlines.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States

German City Populations

German City Populations

In English. The population statistics provided are broken down by federal states and the principal cities in Germany. A map provides city population data when the city is rolled over with the mouse.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany

Stadtplandienst

Stadtplandienst

In English or German. The German equivalent of Mapquest, the site has interactive maps of everywhere in Germany and allows the user to get driving directions within Germany.
Subject: Germany; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany

Maps of Germany

Maps of Germany

In English. The Germany GenWeb Project hosts this site which includes around 40 scanned maps. The maps range from Brandenburg in 1320 to post-WWII Germany.
Subject: Germany; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany

Digital Historical Maps

Digital Historical Maps

In English and German. A variety of historical maps are available on this site, including maps showing political development and regional detail. Maps depicting the development of the train system from 1835-1885 and waterways from 1850-1989 are also presented.
Subject: Germany; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany

Irish Resources in the Humanities

Irish Resources in the Humanities

This valuable resource is a “Gateway to sites on the World Wide Web that contain substantial content in the various disciplines of the humanities in the area of Irish Studies.” Categories include archaeology, architecture, art, biographical, geography, history, Irish language, among other topics.
Subject: Arts & Humanities; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Ireland

Tambov Region Administration

Tambov Region Administration

The official website for the Tambov region in Russia has news, history, economic, government, and cultural information. It is only available in Russian.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Regional And Country Information–Europe–Russia–Russia Travel And Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia

Official Website of the Leningrad Region

Official Website of the Leningrad Region

The regional website of Leningrad has information about their government, economy, tourism, history and cultural heritage in English and Russian. Website also features an archive that contains news and current events.
Subject: Regional And Country Information–Europe–Russia–Russia Travel And Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia

UK 2002 – The Official Yearbook of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

UK 2002 – The Official Yearbook of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

“The definitive overview of the UK in text, figures, tables, maps, charts and (hardcopy only) colour photographs. Formerly known as the Britain Yearbook. This issue covers the UK and its people, the system of government, overseas relations, defence; education, the labour market, social protection, health services, criminal and civil justice, religi …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom

The Canadian Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia online is maintained by Historica, a non-profit educational organization. The site contains over 25,000 articles in both English and French as well as interactive educational resources such as maps, photographs, and quizzes. The site can be searched or browsed by subject and includes a Junior edition and feature articles a …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Honduras This Week

Honduras This Week

Website for the Honduran weekly newspaper, Honduras This Week. In English and catering towards expatriates in Honduras, this weekly offers information in the area of environment, travel, business, culture, and regional news.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–Central America; Central America–Honduras

Trout

Trout

“A South Pacific journal of the arts – featuring poetry, fiction, photography, reviews and listing recent NZ & Pacific books.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–South Pacific; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

InfoMartinique

InfoMartinique

“Detailed information on Martinique, including history, geography, culture, nature, industry, tourism plus maps, addresses, photos, recipes, music and more…”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Caribbean; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Caribbean Travel & Tourism

Footnotes to History

Footnotes to History

This site is dedicated to providing information about former nations that are largely unknown, and not referenced in many textbooks. Many of these nations were short-lived, quite small, or ethnic regions.
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Geography

France Diplomatie

France Diplomatie

This website provides information about foreign policy, current news in France, visiting France, useful addresses, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The site is also available in French and Dutch.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–France

START Natural Language Question Answering System

START Natural Language Question Answering System

The START Natural Language artificial intelligence server at MIT interactively answers all kinds of geography questions posed by Web users in natural language queries. Ask questions or make requests such as “Show me a map of Turkey?,” “What is the population of Rome?” or “What cities are within 300 miles of Moscow?”
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Geography