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    On this page, you will find links to all the countries which have a page in the Reference Library.

    If you come across any links which you think will be of interest for the pages, please add them to the comment box at the foot of the relevant page and a moderator or administrator will add them for you.

    Similarly, please alert us to any broken links.

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    Included here are links to resources which are of global interest, historically, geographically or genealogically.

    Links which are specific to a nation or area of a country will be found on their own page.


    If you come across any links which you think will be of interest for this page, please add them to the comment box at the foot of the page and a moderator or administrator will add them for you.

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    This page contains links to cemeteries, tombstones and graveyards worldwide.

    For war memorials and military cemeteries see FTF Guide: War Memorials.

    Links for specific UK towns will be found on the relevant county pages.


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    In 1620, the Mayflower was one of many ships to bring the Pilgrims to the New World, and what we now know as the USA came into being.

    The country is divided into 50 states (the 48 contiguous states as well as Alaska and Hawaii) and Washington DC is the capital of the whole country.

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    Australia comprises six states, two mainland territories and a few island territories. Six colonies were created in the late 18th and 19th centuries and became the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901.

    Australia’s main industries were the mining of coal, iron ore, copper, tin, gold and silver, along with farming.

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    Canada 



    Canada is the second largest country in the world and is divided into 10 provinces and 3 territories, each with its own capital city.

    From huge sprawling towns to vast wilderness areas and national parks, Canada is a country of diversity, although culturally very similar to England and France.

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    India 




    India extends down from the Himalayan Mountains in the north, right down to the Indian Ocean in the south. In the 19th and early 20th centuries India was governed by the British. Independence was gained in 1947.

    Despite increasing tourism and growing industry, some parts of India are still home to some of the poorest people in the world where people live day to day in conditions of poverty.

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    Originally inhabited by the Maori tribes, New Zealand is made up of two islands (North and South), Stewart Island, Chatham Island and numerous smaller specks of land.
    It became self governing in 1907.

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    South Africa, at the southern tip of the continent of Africa, is the world's largest producer of platinum, gold and chromium.

    At the Western Cape is Robben Island a former prison (now a national monument) which was home to many of South Africa’s freedom fighters including Nelson Mandela.

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    The Caribbean is a vast array of islands, formerly collectively known as the West Indies. Each island has its own specific culture. Although produce and exports vary, many of these islands export varieties of fruit, namely bananas, mango and pineapples, to countries the world over.

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