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
14 Countries Press Myanmar to Allow Aid in Rohingya Areas
New York Times - 12/9/2016 6:18:04 AM
The United Nations also reported on Friday that thousands of people in the northern part of the state, a conflict-torn border area, have not had access to health services or food assistance for two months and that close to 22,000 Muslims had arrived in ...
Almost half the world will be online by end of 2016; poorer countries will lag, report shows
Reuters - 11/22/2016 5:55:16 AM
In the world's developed countries about 80 percent of the population use the ... The offline population is female, elderly, less educated, poorer and lives in rural areas, said the union, a specialized agency for information and communication technologies.
In One Of Latin America’s Poorest Countries, Boosting The Economy Is Women’s Work
FiveThirtyEight - 12/7/2016 8:17:57 PM
Now Nicaragua is working to change machismo culture — and it may be setting an example for other Latin American countries ... areas where the program was run, the number of rural women who received land titles increased by 50 percent, according to a ...
World Bank cancels $100 million loan to Pakistan
Hindustan Times - 12/8/2016 10:01:09 AM
The World Bank has cancelled a $100 million loan to the country. (AP) The World Bank has cancelled a ... which was to be carried out by Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) in its distribution areas in Karachi, interior Sindh and Balochistan, was aimed at ...
Reasons Why The US Will Dominate The World Economy For The Foreseeable Future
Forbes - 12/5/2016 9:07:27 AM
In my view, the two areas where it makes the most sense for the United ... they have to dish out a lot more payment for the retirees. There is only one country in the world that is an exception to that: the United States, because we are the only place ...
Can the world’s second-most populous country really dream of a cash-free future?
Quartz - 12/9/2016 5:27:57 AM
In fact, the world’s second most populous country, has one of the lowest PoS terminal penetration ... While the government is trying to install more machines, many of these are in the urban areas. India has 712.5 million debit cards and 26.38 million ...
18 Diseases The World Has Turned Its Back On
The Huffington Post - 12/6/2016 7:40:22 AM
Only 13 countries are known to still have cases of yaws ... Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter visits the Sudanese village of Lojura -- one of the world's worst areas for Guinea worm -- on Feb. 11, 2010. The Carter Centre has been working in Sudan ...
Morning Call All-Area girls XC runner of year: Stroudsburg's Allana Powlette
The Morning Call - 12/5/2016 11:55:04 PM
the Nordic island country of Iceland and all around the shores at the New York Finger Lakes, among other scenic territories. Though she sight-sees by foot because it's something she enjoys, it's also helped her develop into one of the area's elite distance ...
Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election: Dr Caroline Johnson holds seat for Tories as Labour heads towards 'electoral disaster'
Daily Telegraph - 12/9/2016 9:59:58 AM
"The sort of bunker mentality that seems to exist at the moment at the highest levels of the party needs to recognise what is happening in the outside world." Labour was the ... leaving the European Union and building a country and economy that works ...
Move over Vail and Deer Valley, Sunlight Mountain debuts priciest lift ticket in the country
Denver Post - 12/7/2016 7:06:22 PM
That’s up from $160 last season and, once again, will rank as the priciest ticket in the country. Not to be outdone, Sunlight Mountain in Glenwood Springs — always one of the most affordable ski areas in Colorado ... delivers the world’s largest ...
Countries of Europe by Area
geography.about.com - 11/29/2016 11:55:02 PM
Europe is made up of 45 different countries which range in size from some of the largest in the world to some of the smallest. The following is a list of the countries of Europe arranged by area.
In Land of World’s Cheapest LNG, Exxon and Total Seen Teaming Up
bloomberg.com - 12/7/2016 6:27:35 AM
“If there are areas where we can ... planning Papua LNG, the country’s next major gas venture, due to its impending takeover of InterOil Corp. LNG in PNG, including development, operational and shipping costs is the world’s cheapest and less ...
Ukraine invites the world’s countries to recognize the Holodomor as an act of genocide
uawire.org - 12/8/2016 12:24:19 PM
Ukraine has requested the democratic countries of the world recognize the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in ... “By means of forced extortion of food products, blockades of villages and entire areas, prohibiting people from leaving the famine-affected areas ...
How women dominate the country’s most powerful advisory council — the one that pulls Canada’s economic strings
Financial Post - 12/7/2016 8:50:45 AM
The ministers came to meet Morneau’s economic advisers, a group that includes two PhDs in chemistry, two venture-capital gurus based in Silicon Valley, the chief economist of the World Economic ... moves would benefit the country. To put more women ...
Sea Food World restaurant-supermarket comes to HCM City
www.talkvietnam.com - 12/9/2016 11:40:11 AM
HCM CITY – Seafood restaurant-supermarket chain Thế Giới Hải Sản (Sea Food World ... and an area to sell more than 100 kinds of aquatic creatures caught at 28 different places around the country or imported from other countries.