American FactFinder Maps – See trends/patterns when you superimpose chosen geographical features and census data on US maps

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations – Free database containing articles on the environment, geography and the natural sciences

CIA World Factbook – provides information on the history, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation and transnational issues for 267 countries

Country Studies – Cross search or view a country; historical, social, economic and political data

St Leonards Geography Facebook page – keep up to date with what’s going on in the department

Flipboard App – Search IBDP Geography and download from iStore

Digimaps for Schools – Provides current and historic maps. Username and password required.

Geography All The Way – Username and password required

GeoNames – Geographical database which covers all countries and contains over eight million placenames that are available for download free of charge

Google Maps – Search and view satellite and street level maps

Information Please Almanac – Statistical and factual data – pop ups galore!

ipl2 Regional and Country Information – United States service. Features a searchable subject categorized directory of authorititve websites; links to online texts, newspapers, magazines, podcasts etc. Search by subject

MapMachine National Geographic – Search, browse and print country, physical and political maps

UK Data Service -Economic and social data from large-scale government surveys, multi-nation databanks and major uk longitudinal surveys

United Nations – Gateway to the United Nations website

Unpresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) – Browse websites from indigenous peoples, occupied nations, minorites and independent states or territories

Directgov – Website of the UK government

UK Parliament – Website of the UK parliament

EUROPA – Gateway to the European Union website

USA gov – Search official U.S. government information and services