Almanacs in the Best of the Web Directory


CIA World Factbook

Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. Includes maps of the major world regions as well as Flags of the World.

The CNN Daily Almanac

Provides daily information about historical events, forecasts on the horizon, and archives.

Computer Industry Almanac

Publishes market research reports for the PC, Internet and wireless industry.

Politics in America

A reference work comprising non-partisan profiles and assessments of every member of the United States Congress. Offers concise and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations of members.


Contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1700 in most cases.

The Star Almanac for Land Surveyors

Contains positions of the Sun, Polaris and selected bright stars in a form which is convenient for land surveyors who use astronomical observations to determine their geographical position or direction to true north.

Whitaker's Almanack

A single-volume reference book published annually in the United Kingdom, containing a treasure trove of facts and figures. WhitakersAlmnck

The World Almanac

An almanac conveying information about subjects such as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, today in history, and today's birthdays.

World Almanac of Islamism

Resource presented by the American Foreign Policy Council.

The Writer's Almanac

Daily program of poetry and history hosted by Garrison Keillor, can be heard each day on public radio stations throughout the country. writersalmanac

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