CIA.gov Publications Page Provides Resources with the Click of a Mouse
Are you working on a school project about different countries and governments around the world? Would you like the most recent map of Europe for your next trip overseas? Perhaps you’re curious about intelligence throughout U.S. history and want to learn more.
Resources for everyone—from students to travelers—can be found on the Publications page.
The Publications page features links to CIA.gov resources to make researching quick and easy:
The World Factbook
If you need to know the population of Djibouti or the official language of Finland, look no further than The World Factbook.
The World Factbook remains the CIA's most widely disseminated and most popular product; millions of visitors frequent the online Factbook each month.
This reference site is updated biweekly to provide wide-ranging and hard-to-locate information about the background, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
Does your job or a school project require you to keep up with the comings and goings of leaders in foreign governments? If so, the CIA publication Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments is the perfect resource.
The CIA publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments regularly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States.
CIA Maps and Publications
Have you been looking everywhere for the most recent map of Asia? The CIA Maps and Publications page may have exactly what you need.
The CIA’s Maps and Publications section is a listing of all unclassified maps and publications available to the public for purchase from the Government Printing Office and/or the National Technical Information Service.
Are you curious about the collection and use of intelligence before the CIA? Our Additional Publications section features some of our most frequented online publications, including Intelligence in the Civil War, Corona Between the Sun and the Earth, and In-Q-Tel.