Definition: This entry includes three subfields. Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Area map
Lessons From NYC -- The #1 City In The World -- For Ambitious Women Entrepreneurs
Forbes - 6/29/2016 3:22:08 PM
NYC and the Bay area tied for first place for this indicator. “Last year contracts representing $403 million in combined value were completed.” The U.S. is the only industrialized country that doesn’t offer paid maternity leave for mothers.
India gets $1 billion loan from World Bank for solar mission
The Hindu - 7/1/2016 2:55:18 AM
The Alliance, consisting of 121 countries, is led by India ... especially in the area of logistics: An Index of Logistics released by the World Bank shows that from 2014 to 2016 India’s rank went up from 54th place to 35th place.
3 promises made by 'Brexit' leaders that may not happen
USA Today - 6/28/2016 6:07:57 PM
said in an interview on BBC television that the U.K. should remain within the EU's European Economic Area or single market. The single market allows EU countries (plus non-members Iceland, Switzerland and Norway) to trade with one another without tariffs.
Severini's World Class Soccer School, in its 27th year, offering local summer camps
Main Line Media News - 6/30/2016 1:47:53 PM
The remaining July camps will be held at the Haverford Reserve area. The last camp will be held Aug ... and development that have attracted players from all over the country and the world, have specialized in high level training for the middle school ...
China’s world bank: The U.S. loses by not playing a role in AIIB
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/29/2016 11:54:32 AM
not welcoming the rivalry with the U.S. and European-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund. But the AIIB’s growing role in meeting some of the development needs of poorer countries, such as Bangladesh, has to be welcomed by advocates of ...
Chateau Ste. Michelle is the world’s largest producer of the white wine
The Bulletin - 6/30/2016 7:07:01 AM
The world’s largest producer of riesling wines is not in California, or France, or even Germany, the country of its rieslings’ origin. It is, in fact, in the greater Seattle area, at Chateau Ste. Michelle. More than 2 million cases of riesling — over ...
Kiss Your ‘Domestic’ Bias Goodbye, Central Bankers of the World
Bloomberg - 6/30/2016 9:40:20 PM
In a globalized world, managing domestic economic conditions ... will likely be needed over the summer.” In the euro area, which is closely linked to the U.K.’s situation because its member countries are also EU members, monetary authorities have ...
India bright spot in global economy: World Bank
The Tribune India - 6/30/2016 7:24:19 PM
Kim, during a meeting with Modi here, appreciated India’s “rapid progress” in improving the ease of doing business, especially in the area ... World Bank chief appreciated developmental efforts under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the country ...
After ‘Brexit,’ Finding a New London for the Financial World to Call Home
New York Times - 6/30/2016 6:34:13 PM
Mercer ranks it relatively high on quality of life (19th in the world) and it has a ... million people in the metropolitan area) and lack of infrastructure. Dublin is more distant from the European Union’s other countries and it lacks London’s direct ...
Telegraph Herald - 6/30/2016 12:29:09 PM
BEIRUT — Islamic State militants on Wednesday pushed back U.S.-trained Syrian rebels from the outskirts of a town on the Iraqi border, in a setback to a budding offensive that aims to sever the militants’ transit link between the two countries ...
Artist Renda Writer seeks ‘World Peace’ scribbling murals around the globe
The Miami Herald - 6/30/2016 5:26:48 AM
Known as Renda Writer, an artist from Miami is seeking to scribble the words “World Peace” on murals across the country and the world ... Delfina Vizzoco, who works in the area, said the mural brings beautiful art to the neighborhood and is an ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 6/26/2016 11:53:55 PM
What if the world were rearranged so that the inhabitants of the country with the largest population would move to the country with the largest area? And the second-largest population would migrate to the second-largest country, and so on? The result would ...
New GSMA Report Predicts Chinese IoT Market Will Exceed One Billion Connections by 2020, Underpinned by Licensed Low Power, Wide Area Market
Technology Marketing Corporation - 6/29/2016 4:30:43 AM
China has quickly become the world's largest M2M market, and LPWA will play a fundamental part of its future growth, presenting new opportunities for key industry sectors and for operators to provide connectivity across the country," said Alex Sinclair ...
Lebanese army says it foils planned attacks by ISIS
Daily News and Analysis - 6/30/2016 12:36:18 PM
An army statement said that five people were arrested who had planned to execute an attack on a tourist site and a crowded area. Lebanon's army said on ... into Lebanon or illegal movement inside the country. Interior Minister Nohad Machnouk said on ...
Aravali area to receive a shower of seeds
thestatesman.com - 6/30/2016 11:53:21 AM
The US has said it is for the two countries to determine the pace ... says he "wishes to learn from his mistakes". Willis, the World No.772 who came through six rounds of qualifying and the first-round proper, was beaten 6-0, 6-3, 6-4 by the third seed ...