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To search for print copies of County Studies in the library catalog enter in the search box  

 <name of country> a country study  (Example:  Iran a country study)


This site contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy.

This series of profiles of foreign nations is part of the Country Studies Program.  The profiles offer brief, summarized information on a country’s historical background, geography, society, economy, transportation and telecommunications, government and politics, and national security.

NOTE: The month and year in which each profile was created or most recently updated appear after each country name. Funding for this program has now ended, and the Profiles are no longer updated.

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