CountryWatch - Approximately 191 country overviews including economic and demographic statistics, as well as political, economic, corporate, and environmental data.
Culture Grams -Country information. Includes World Edition, Kids Edition, States Edition (U.S.) and Provinces Edition (Canada). Covers Land and Climate, History, Population, Language, Religion, Customs and Courtesies, Lifestyle, Government, Economy, Education, Health, Transportation and Communications.
Europa - Contains lengthy and informative essays about the economic history of a country, focusing on recent history. Highly recommended.