Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
by Borgna Brunner
- Infoplease World Atlas
Full-sized maps of hundreds of countries in the world and all the U.S. states
- Library of Printable Maps
State outline maps, state maps with physiography, state maps with capitols, U.S. regions, and contintents—all in PDF format
- Where Is It? Longitude and Latitude Finder New!
Find coordinates for cities/towns, land features, and more.
- How Far Is It? Distance Calculator New!
Find distances between cities/towns, land features, and more.
- Geography Glossary
From the Arctic Circle to the Tropic of Capricorn
- New Nations Guide
Fledgling countries that have emerged since the 1990s
- U.S. Geography
The Continental Divide, Mason and Dixon's Line, extreme points of the U.S., and more
- World Geography
The continents, plate tectonics, oceans, seas, and more
- Countries of the World
Profiles of the world's 193 countries, including flags, maps, geography, and statistics
- Territories, Colonies, and Dependencies
Did you know that France has more colonies than the U.K.?
- U.S. States
Profiles of the 50 states, including geography, statistics, and lots of trivia
- U.S. Cities
Profiles of the 50 largest cities in the U.S.
- Everest Almanac
Our guide to the world's highest peak
- Columbus and Other Great Explorers
Famous journeys and explorations in history
- Biographies of Notable Explorers
From Amundsen to Vespucci
Quizzes, Crosswords, and other Games : Test Your Geography Genius
Be a geography genius! Check your knowledge with our most intriguing geography quizzes, and crosswords.
U.S. City Slideshows
- San Francisco Landmarks
- Find images and information about notable San Francisco landmarks, including the Conservatory of Flowers, City Hall, Alcatraz, and more.
- Chicago Landmarks
- Find images and information about notable Chicago landmarks, including the Sears Tower, the Chicago Picasso, Shedd Aquarium, and more.
- New Orleans
- Find images and information about New Orleans, including City Park, the Doullut Steamboat House, Mardi Gras, Jackson Square, French Quarter, Cities of the dead, and more.
- Landmarks of Boston
- Find images and information about notable Boston, MA landmarks, including Faneuil Hall, the Boston Common, the John Hancock Tower, Fenway Park, Bunker Hill, the USS Constitution, and more.
- Houston Landmarks
- Find images and information about notable Houston landmarks, including the Holocaust Museum, Contemporary Arts Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, and more.
- Landmarks of Washington, D.C.
- Find images and information about notable Washington, D.C. landmarks, including the National World War II Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian Institute, and more.
- Statues of Washington, D.C.
- Find images and information about notable statues around Washington, D.C., including Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi, Thomas Jefferson, and more.
- Cherry Blossoms of Washington, D.C.
- Find images and information about cherry trees in Washington, D.C., including facts about the different species, why Japan gave the trees to the United States, and much more.