If It Were My Home plots the area of any world country of your choice on a Google Maps view centered around your current location (presumably determined by your IP address):
And gives a comparison of basic demographic characteristics between your country and the one you’ve chosen:
Clicking on any demographic parameter brings up a dropdown with more info:
There’s also a (usually too brief) summary of the country’s history, Amazon links to books, links to social network sites like Facebook for sharing, and a comments section. Oh, and usually some really incongruous ads.