Government Agencies and Organizations
- Embassy WorldA comprehensive A-Z directory of the world's embassies and consulates, embassies of other nations to the U.S.A., and United States Embassies Worldwide. Easy to use. Gives listings and addresses, or direct you to their home pages.
The Electronic Embassy
Provides information on all foreign embassies in Washington, D.C.
- Governments on the WWW
Another comprehensive database of governmental intsitutions on the World Wide Web. Content in English and German. Well organized.
- U.S. State Department Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets
This is an online services that provides information for travelers, including official travel warnings from the U. S. Department of State on Travel and Living Abroad.
- International Information Programs
Another site provided by the U.S. Department of State. Focuses on current issues and international information and services.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
An agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, CDC provides health information and environmental safety warnings to travelers. Links to other centers, institutes, and offices are included.
- United States Immigration & Naturalization Service
Provides information to immigration and naturalization laws in the United States and introduces their various services available for foreign-born persons.
- Immigration and Nationality Law (Diskind, Susser, Haas & Devine)
Provides numerous links to immigration resources on the web.
- Classic 164 Currency Converter
Features a converting engine to convert the amount with the current rate of the day. Search engine for historical currency table provided.
- Custom House Currency ExchangeThe home site of a Canadian foreign exchange brokerage house that gives daily exchange rates and many other many other foreign exchanges services.
- XE - easy-to use and constantly updated.
Country Information and Maps
- World Atlas
Consists of beautiful graphic maps of countries.
- World Factbook
Published by the Central Intelligence Agency, this is an online version gives maps and profiles of countries.
- World Time Zones
Maintained by the U.S. Naval Observator. Explains about time zone, shows the time zone for each country, and the U.S. law on standard time zones.
- Swissinfo: Local Times Around the World
A guide to the Daylight Savings Times of the countries of the world. Well organized; arranged by continents.
- The World Clock
Display of the current local time of more than 100 cities in the world. Updates automatically at each minute. Users can search for a specific city to find the current time.