USA, Canada, Countries of the World Abbreviations, Facts, Flags, Maps, and Cities of the World

US flag

United States of America

National Anthem of USA
See State Map Sites (U.S.) from University of Texas for additional links.
See also Official USPS Abbreviations from United States Postal Service.

AKAlaska ALAlabamaARArkansas
AZ ArizonaCACaliforniaCOColorado
CT ConnecticutDCDistrict of ColumbiaDEDelaware
FL Florida GAGeorgiaHIHawaii
IA IowaIDIdahoILIllinois
MEMaineMI MichiganMNMinnesota
MOMissouri MSMississippiMTMontana
NCNorth CarolinaNDNorth DakotaNENebraska
NHNew HampshireNJNew JerseyNMNew Mexico
NVNevadaNYNew YorkOHOhio
RIRhode IslandSCSouth CarolinaSDSouth Dakota
WIWisconsinWVWest VirginiaWY Wyoming


Canadian flag


National Anthem of Canada
See 13 Canadian Flags or Canada Maps for additional links.


AB AlbertaBC British ColumbiaMB Manitoba
NB New BrunswickNL Newfoundland/Labrador
NS Nova Scotia
ON OntarioPE Prince Edward IslandQC Quebec
SK Saskatchewan


NT Northwest TerritoriesNU NunavutYT Yukon Territory


Learn more about Canada's newest Territory at: Nunavut Statistics. How do you pronounce Nunavut? "Nunavut, pronounced 'Noo-na-voot' and written as Nunavut in both English and French, means 'our land' in Inuktitut, the language of Inuit."

Visit also the official government sites for these Canadian provinces and territories: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon Territory.


USA Canada UK Australia Singapore Italy Netherlands Japan Malaysia Denmark Germany Finland China Brazil Hong Kong Austria France

Countries of the World

Countries of the World

Alphabetical Listing by Country Codes

National Anthems

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) - Two-Letter Country Codes

Links to Other Countries of the World Sites:

All Country Info
AllRefer Countries of the World
Background Notes
from U.S. Department of State CIA - The World Factbook
from United States Central Intelligence Agency Countires & Regions
from World Bank Group Countries of the World: 16 years of CIA World Fact Books
Countries of the World
from World Trade Press Country
Country Studies
from Library of Congress Educypedia - Countries
- Educational Encyclopedia Explore the World - World Guide
- Travel information from Lonely Planet Geographia World Travel Destinations: Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America
Index Countries of the World
- A World Destination Guide from One World - Nations Online International Data Base (IDB) Summary Demographic Data
, from U.S. Census Bureau - Statistical tables of demographic and socioeconomic data for 227 countries Portals to the World
from Library of Congress Reference Resources: The World
from Kid Info Timelines of History - World Countries A-K
, World Countries L-Z
Travel Guides
from World Atlas of Maps, Flags and Geography Facts
World Health Organization (WHO) Countries
- Reference source on major trends and developments worldwide World Travel Guide - Country Information
from Columbus Guides Yahoo! Directory - Countries

Links to Flags

Flags of the USA:

American Flag US Anthem State Flags Patriotic Songs
Animated U.S. State Flags
Flags of North America Quiz
Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States
A Guide to American Flags
National / Historical American Flags
Today in History: Flag Day

Flags of Canada:

The Flags of Canada
The National Flag of Canada

Flags of the World: Country Flags
Animated Flags of the World
Animated World Flags
Flag and Map Clip Art
Flags of All Countries
Flags of the World (Dollhouse Miniature Printable Flags)
Flags of the World (FOTW)
Geographic Index to Flags of the World
International Code Flags or Signaling Flags
International Marine Signal Flags
International Marine Signal Flags: Alphabet Flags, Pennants
Meanings of International Maritime Signal Flags
Signal Flag Systems:
Elford's Telegraphic Flags, Watson's Holyhead to Liverpool Numeric Flags,
Captain Frederick Marryat's Signal Flag Code,
The International Code of Signals - 1855 to Date

Recently Changed Flags (in Dutch & English)
What's New: Recent changes/additions
World Factbook
World Flag Database
World Flags 101
World Nations

Links to Cities of the World - States and Capitals.

Capital Cities - Urban Directories from The world's capital cities with population figures. Includes:
Largest Cities in the World - Some 640 million people live in the world’s 300 largest cities.
Largest European Cities - Some 212 million people live in Europe’s 500 largest cities.
Largest U.S. Cities - Nine cities with more than one million people.
Largest Canadian Cities - Top 30 cities by population: Toronto Ontario 4,263,000, Montréal Quebec 3.327.000 ... 1996 Stats.
Largest German Cities - Almost 37 million people live in Germany’s 300 largest cities.
Largest UK Cities - UK's 200 largest towns, cities and districts.
Largest Japanese Cities - More than 57 million people live in Japan's largest cities.
Top U.S. eCities - Chicago named as top US Internet city.
Top European eCities - Scandinavian and German cities judged to have best websites. Copenhagen is the 2002/2003 holder of the annual European eCity Award.

Cities around the World from Earth and Moon Viewer site. Select a city and view it from the sky above right this minute. Zoom in to see image. To see image in day light, click the "No night" box then the "Update" button even though it may be night time there. World City Guides powered by Worldnews. Search city sites by City, Country or Subject. Stats about all U.S. cities - maps, race, income, photos, education, crime data, wealth, geographical data, housing, businesses, birthplaces of famous people, political contributions, city government employment, weather, hospitals, schools, libraries, houses, airports, radio and TV stations, zip codes, area codes, user-submitted facts, similar cities list, comparisons to averages, and more.

City Guides - Gateway to City Guides in the United States: Atlanta GA, Chicago IL, Dallas TX, Detroit MI, Las Vegas NV, Los Angeles CA, Miami FL, New York NY, and San Francisco CA. Also includes City Guides for other cities across the U.S. - listed alphabetically by State, from Alaska (Anchorage, Juneau), Alabama (Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery) to Wyoming (Cheyenne, Jackson Hole).

City Map Sites. Links from Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas. Cities around the world in A-Z order. - Principal Cities & Agglomerations in America - Population of Major Cities and Agglomerations of Countires in North and South America and outlying islands. Includes inhabitants, statistics, maps, largest cities, leading cities ... - Principal Cities & Agglomerations in Asia - Population of Major Cities and Agglomerations of Countires in Asia (in tables and maps).

Citysearch. U.S. City Guides and U.S. Movie and Entertainment Guides, and International City Guides. Site covers major cities in United States, Australia, Canada, Korea, Scandinvia, and Japan. 11 million local business listings, 500,000 links to local Websites of clubs, community groups, libraries, museums, stores, theaters, etc. - United States Local Web Directory. Search this massive online directory for business in your community. Select a State, then browse by Cities. Includes latest State News, State Information (includes flag, geography, longitude / latitude, restaurants, real estate), and more. Weather. Find 5-day weather forecasts for cities around the world. Local Classifieds and Forums in Cities in U.S. and Around the World. Community, Personal, Housing, Jobs, For Sale, Services, Discussion Forums, and more. provides comprehensive city guides that include travel information, area attractions and restaurant listings for towns across the United States.

Global Gazetteer. Directory of over 2,880,000 cities and towns around the world, arranged in alphabetical order by country, and linked to a map for each city or town. You can also look up cities by their initials.

Official City Sites. Include major cities from the following countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States.

Sperling's BestPlaces. Compare cities in the United States, categories include population, cost of living, crime rate, education, climate, transportation, etc.

World Capitals - Listing of Capital Cities of the World alphabetically by Country, with population, from