Countries of the World


Africa has the oldest known civilizations. It is here that the beginnings of our species developed and it is from here that they migrated to populate other regions. Africa holds the knowledge of our roots and its history is our history.

It has been a turbulent history and after centuries of colonization many countries are struggling to regain a foothold in the global society. Click on your country of choice and explore.

Algeria Angola Azores Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi
Cameroon Canary Islands Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Comoros Congo
Cote D'Ivoire Djibouti Egypt Eritrea Ethiopia Equatorial Guinea Gabon
Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia
Libya Madagascar Madiera Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius
Morocco Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda Sao Tome & Principe
Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Somalia South Africa Sudan Swaziland
Tanzania Togo Tunisia Uganda Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe




European traders trekked across Asia to seek the treasures of the Orient. It was from this early trade that the roots of capitalism sprang. The search for trade routes to China led to the discovery of the Americas.

Asia has extremely diverse cultures within the boundaries of the countries from which it is formed. Visit these countries by clicking on the country name below.

Afghanistan Armenia Azerbaijan Bahrain Bangladesh Bhutan Brunei
Cambodia Georgia China & Hong Kong India Indonesia Iran Iraq
Israel Japan Jordon North Korea South Korea Kazakhstan Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Laos Lebanon Malaysia Maldives Mongolia Myanmar (Burma)
Nepal Oman Pakistan Philippines Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia
Singapore Sri Lanka Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Thailand Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates Uzbekistan Vietnam Yemen




Europe is comprised of forty five political entities. They are as diverse as they are numerous, and while being geographically small, they are culturally enormous. There are multitudes of diverse cultures. Click on a country below to learn more.

Albania Andorra Austria Belgium Belarus Balearic Islands Bosnia Herzegovina
Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia France
Monaco Finland Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland
Italy San Marino Vatican City Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg
Macedonia Malta Moldova Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal
Romania Slovak Republic Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey
Ukraine Yugoslavia United Kingdom



Many refer to this section of the globe as the "new world". This is misleading, for what it refers to is this part of the world from the time of its discovery by Europeans. There were many established groups of Indigenous Peoples living in the "new world" when the Europeans arrived.

These cultures were complex, rather than simplistic as history has led us to believe. There were organized political systems, trade routes and many facets of society common to Europe. Learn about these countries, both before and after the arrival of Europeans. Click on the country below to access it.

Antigua & Barbuda Bahamas Barbados Belize Bermuda Costa Rica Canada
Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic El Salvador Grenada Guatemala
Haiti Honduras Jamaica Mexico Nicaragua Panama Puerto Rico
St. Christopher Nevis St. Lucia St. Vincent Trinidad & Tobago United States





The countries of South America lie in the tropics. There are ultra modern cities and jungle villages to be found here. The cultures vary so greatly that it is difficult to imagine that they coexist on the same planet, much less in the same country. South America contains some of the world's greatest diversity: cultural, geographical and ecological. There are civilizations which have had no contact with the outside world. Visit by clicking on the country of your choice.

Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Ecuador
Guyana Paraguay Peru Surinam Uruguay Venezuela