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  General Geography Websites     Egypt Websites
  Australia Websites     Scotland Websites
  Ireland Websites     Jamaica Websites
  Japan Websites     Italy Websites
  Germany Websites     Guatemala Websites
  Peru Websites     South Africa Websites
  Mexico Websites     Spain Websites
  France Websites     United Kingdom Websites

AGlobalWorld.com: International Distances:  To find the distance between two points 


General Geography Websites
 

 
  Enchanted Learning Geography
  World Atlas of Maps Flags and Geography Facts and Figures
  Factmonster
  Infoplease Countries of the World
  CountryReports
  National Geographic Online
  CIA - The World Factbook
  Yahoo! Travel Destination Guide
  Adventure Travel & World Travel | iExplore with National Geographic
  History for Kids!
  World Almanac for Kids
  Internet Public Library
Good level for grade 6 – can click on individual countries
  Country Study Area Handbook- Library of Congress
Search for the specific country. Use headings to get information.
  UN countries at a glance
Good up to date statistics on countries
  Multiculturalopedia
Fun site for information on games, how to say hello, etc.- limited research info
  Thinkquest- the world as we know it
Good site for basic info- clickable map for countries
  Children’s games around the world
Gives good information and pictures about different games children play in different countries
  Culture kids
Fun things to do. This  link has some information on games, recipes, did you know?
  Pulse of the Planet
This site is a bit more difficult to navigate and has a little higher reading level.  Good video, sounds of festivals in the cultural section
  Culturescape
A very good site for basic information on countries - clickable map
  Kid’s Multicultural Website
This site has been made by students.  It contains basic information on lots of countries.  Gr. 6 or lower reading level.
  World Factbook
A very good site for basic facts.
  Mr. Dowling’s Electronic Passport
Good basic information
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Egypt Websites

 
  Egypt: Complete Guide for Travel, Ancient & Modern Egypt
  Egypt: Recipes for food and cuisine from Egypt
  Ancient Egyptian Culture
  Ancient Egypt - The British Museum
  African Studies Center | Egypt Page

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Australia Websites

 
  Australian Tourist Commission
  About Australia!
  Guide to Australia - Tourism

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Scotland Website

 
  Electric Scotland's Tourism Pages - A guide to Scotland and it's regions

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Ireland Website

 
  Ireland Now Castles to Shamrocks An Exploration

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Jamaica Websites

 
  JAMAICA - A premier caribbean travel destination
  A guide for kids on Jamaica - Jamaica Overview and Information
  Everything Jamaican

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Japan Websites

 
  Japan National Tourist Organization Website
  Japan Travel Guide
  Kids Web Japan

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Italy Websites

 
  ITALY - Tourism in Italy, travel tips, information, Italian regions
  MapZones.com Culture

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Germany Website

 
  Germany for Kids

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Guatemala Website

 
  Good information on Peru, Guatemala, South Africa, and Mexico.
  Virtual tour of Guatemala


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Peru Website

 
 
Adventure learning
Good information on Peru, Guatemala, South Africa, and Mexico.


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South Africa Website

 
  Good information on Peru, Guatemala, South Africa, and Mexico.

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Mexico Website

 
  Good information on Peru, Guatemala, South Africa, and Mexico.


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Spain Website

 
 
Cool planet- Spain
Good information on Spain plus a vurtual tour


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France Website

 
 
Good information on Fance plus a virtual tour


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United Kingdom Website

 
 
Cool Planet-United Kingdom
Good information on the United Kingdom - England, Scotland, Wales


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