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
The Syrian people do not deserve what is happening in their country
CNN - 9/24/2016 5:03:33 AM
Shihan, a government-held area, used to be right on the front line ... And they don't deserve what is happening to their country. The problem is that Syria has become a battlefield for world and regional powers and that the warring factions hate each ...
If Nevada were a country, what other countries would fit inside?
Reno Gazette-Journal - 9/25/2016 9:51:41 PM
If Nevada were a country, what other countries would fit inside? The world contains 195 independent states, according to the U.S. State Department. If Nevada were a country, it would rank 73rd by area. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/2daWNZu
World's largest radio telescope starts operating in China: Massive device will search for alien life
Daily Mail - 9/25/2016 8:08:29 AM
In the search for alien life, China has built the world's biggest radio telescope ... multi-billion-dollar space programme as symbolising the country's progress. It plans a permanent orbiting space station by 2020 and eventually a manned mission to ...
World Homes to roll out national housing programme
Jamaica Observer - 9/25/2016 6:59:53 PM
Over the years the company has invested and developed many commercial, industrial and residential projects across that country, and has also constructed ... including the New Kingston redevelopment area. World Homes’ management team has combined ...
Golf world loses Arnold Palmer, ‘The King’
San Francisco Examiner - 9/26/2016 3:56:45 AM
Palmer came out of West Pennsylvania hill country, son of a pro. He was respectful ... Art Spander has been covering Bay Area sports since 1965 and also writes on www.artspander.com and www.realclearsports.com. E-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Largest Countries in the World
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Algeria, at 2.38 million square kilometers, is the tenth-largest country in the world by area and the only African country in the top 10. Situated in Northern Africa, Algeria has a Mediterranean coastline 998 km long. 90 percent of the country is desert ...
The Hudson River Valley: Close by, but a world away
New Jersey Online - 9/24/2016 9:49:53 AM
A designated as a National Heritage Area, the Valley is steeped in steeped in ... Nearly 3,000 students from every U.S. state and 30-plus countries attend the CIA, considered the world's premiere cooking school. Dinner at the CIA was undoubtedly a ...
World's largest radio telescope starts operating in China
Channel News Asia - 9/25/2016 11:36:04 AM
BEIJING: The world's largest radio telescope began operating in southwestern ... China sees its ambitious military-run, multi-billion-dollar space programme as symbolising the country's progress. It plans a permanent orbiting space station by 2020 and ...
Where is the most expensive commercial rent in the country? Hint: It’s not New York
Denver Post - 9/23/2016 11:55:45 PM
On either side of the roughly 2-mile strip between Interstate 280 and Junipero Serra Boulevard, where many of the world’s top VCs hang their shingles ... company that has become a major tenant in the area, along with the increasing number of venture ...
World Leaders Meet to Finally Address Antibiotic Resistance Crisis
naturalsociety.com - 9/24/2016 7:36:52 PM
The World Health Organization’s (WHO ... calls for the creation of an interagency coordination group to initiate future action in this area. It also requires countries to develop a 2-year plan to protect the potency of antibiotics.
Dash around the world: on a river boat
delraynewspaper.com - 9/26/2016 10:59:06 AM
From then on it has been a parade of rivers around the world ... as well as the area’s famous chateaux. You can also cruise on the canals on the more intimate barges. The Douro River from Portugal to Spain also features wine country.
Happy Centennial, Corsicana Country Club
Corsicana Daily Sun - 9/25/2016 5:59:38 AM
My parents were members of the club and in the summer they loved to join their friends for picnics in an area by the ... 1924 at the Corsicana Country Club. He quickly became involved at the club and it was he who first contacted world famous golf course ...
Highlighting Doctors Charter School cross-country
The Miami Herald - 9/25/2016 1:20:28 AM
The Doctors Charter School boys’ cross-country team won a 12-team meet at Greynolds ... sports events and teams have both mirrored and molded the development of the area. Miami Jai-Alai, featuring the “world’s fastest” ballgame, and Hialeah Park ...
China strengthens scientific cooperation with countries along Belt and Road
people.cn - 9/26/2016 3:09:38 PM
25. At a symposium on scientific cooperation in the Belt and Road Initiative, Vice Minister of Science and Technology Yin Hejun told media that scientific innovation would be a crucial cooperative area for China and other countries along the Belt and Road ...
Search For Alien Life Begins As World's Largest Radio Telescope Starts Operating
NDTV - 9/25/2016 1:52:05 PM
The world's largest radio telescope began operating in southwestern ... China sees its ambitious military-run, multi-billion-dollar space programme as symbolising the country's progress. It plans a permanent orbiting space station by 2020 and eventually ...