Wikipedia is a good starting point for researching your country. It should not be quoted or cited, especially in academic writing. For introductory-level research, Wikipedia often provides a good overview of a topic, and it can lead you to more robust sources of research. Treat Wikipedia like a background guide: it’s not meant to be authoritative; rather, it’s a starting point for your research.
US Dept of State provides safety and security information for every country of the world to help you assess for yourself the risks of travel. Each country information page contains a Travel Advisory, Alerts, and other important details specific to that country that could affect you.
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
Check this list to find the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for your country. If it is not listed, try a Google search. In many countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the government department responsible for the state's diplomacy as well as for providing support for a country's citizens who are abroad.
Questions to Consider
Where is your country located? What continent is it on? What are the neighboring countries?
What are the geographic features of your country? (important rivers, lakes, oceans, mountain ranges, and other features)
What is the population of your country?
What is the climate of your country? Is it usually warm, usually cold, or is it both? Be specific.
What are the main holidays in your country?
What is the tourism like in your country? What are the main points of interest?
What are some popular foods in your country? Give information about the food.
What do people dress like in your country?
What languages are spoken in your country ?
What is education like in your country?
Provide information about the history of your country.
Did you find anything surprising or interesting you would like to include?
What does the flag look like? What is the significance of the symbols or colors of the flag?