Click on the numbered (underlined) references to access general country profile and other compiled databases for the country. Each of the above links were chosen carefully because they provide different types of information about the country. The first reference from BBC, for example, provides a brief overview and "snapshot statistics". The other linked sites include other resources like culture, history, economic development, travel advisory, etc.
Global AIDS Epidemic Map Darker shade to dark blue indicates greater severity
of the AIDS epidemic in the region.
View the following maps to familiarize yourself with the geographic location of the country. [Note: The pdf maps -- included as separate links in parenthesis "(pdf)" -- are huge files, from 1-20MB; for downloading only.] Visit the extensive Map Collection online of the U. Texas Library if you wish to view much larger but "online optimized" maps for each country.