Africa report and (Works Cited format)

Books -- St. Joseph Library look for your country by SUBJECT or TITLE -- or check -- Seattle Public Library

Almanacs, Encyclopedias and Country databases - if you need passwords, please email Mrs. Cutler

CIA World Factbook - facts and figures, flags, maps
Culturegrams - land and climate, people, religion, language, customs, greetings, lifestyle, food, society, holidays, etc.
  • Choose World Editions then Africa, then your country
    • National Language words - in left hand column under GREETINGS, Customs and Courtesies
    • Famous People in right hand column
    • Photo gallery - in right hand column
Citation example: "Ethiopia." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2012. Web. 25 Oct 2012.

Peoples of Africa

  • Maps
  • Timeline
  • Facts and figures
  • History
  • Culture
Citation example: "Ethiopia." Peoples of Africa. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2012. Web. 25 October 2012
World Geography (ABC-CLIO) online database of information on countries
  • click on Explore a Country then scroll down under either Sub-Saharan Africa OR Southwest Asia and North Africa
    • flag origin - under Media and Visuals
    • maps - topographical and political - under Media and Visuals
    • individuals - biographies of famous people - under Articles
    • landforms and climate - under Geography
    • facts & figures
Citation example: "Ethiopia." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2012. Web. 25 Oct. 2012.

Grolier Online: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia online

    • facts and figures in right hand column
    • flag
    • maps
Citation example: "Ethiopia." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Grolier Online, 2012. Web. 25 Oct. 2012.
 Country Profiles of Africa - BBC News --- timelines - scroll to bottom of list- not all countries
 Country Studies -- very detailed information - but only 20 countries listed

NationMaster - flag, facts and statistics - comparisons

SIRS Discoverer - - Country Facts with Timeline - Maps of the World -





Othere Maps - printable outline map with basic info - National Geographic Expeditions - click on your country

Africa -- activities, games, pictures, sounds and video


Folktales - Folk Literature explanation (PDF)


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