International Yearbooks - General
International yearbooks of a general nature are very handy, authentic and reliable manuals of descriptive and statistical information about each country of the world. They also include information about international and regional organisations like, the United Nations and the Commonwealth or SAARC, etc. They cover descriptive and statistical survey of each country - its area, population, constitution, government, political parties, communications, trade and industry, defence, finance, social welfare, transport, tourism, educational and cultural institutes, etc. They also give a brief list of references on the country. Some contain even biographies of internationally known personalities.
Europa Year Book: A World Survey. London: Europa Publications, 1959. Annual. 2 vols. It started publication in 1926, In its present two volume form brought out since 1959, it provides wealth of information about all countries of the World.