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
Suspected militant killed by police in Bangladesh was American
FOX News - 7/28/2016 2:33:25 PM
Rouf had moved with his family to the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst in 1999, then moved to the San Francisco area, his father ... there are no signs of the group having any existence in the country. Instead, the government says local militant groups including ...
For Sale: Half Of One Of The World's Biggest Holes
Forbes - 7/28/2016 3:56:20 AM
Not half of any hole, half of one of the world’s biggest in the form of the Kalgoorlie ... But the big cuts are coming from asset sales and one of the countries which has seen a Barrick exodus is Australia with the Canadian-based company selling a ...
Bay Area girl baseball players inspired by Hillary Clinton
ABC7 News - 7/27/2016 8:22:22 AM
"Both Hillary Clinton and Baseball for All are trying to make females more relevant in the world and more respected," she said ... Nearly 200 participants from across the country are competing in a game they love but are often discouraged from playing.
Suburban 16: Power rankings of area athletes on next level
lakecountrynow.com - 7/28/2016 10:51:31 AM
But there's at least one discussion that seems fair — which area athletes are the biggest right now? Looking at graduates from the high schools we cover in the Lake Country/Now Newspapers ... he's still ranked 120th in the world in men's tennis.
Best R&B Shows Coming To The Bay Area
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 7/28/2016 4:53:36 AM
Beyoncé “The Formation World Tour” (credit: Frank Micelotta/Parkwood Entertainment via Getty Images) Whether your preference is old school or it’s the contemporary music scene, the Bay Area will be ... of its kind in the country.
In Frank Lloyd Wright Country, Architecture and Apple Pie
New York Times - 7/28/2016 10:08:34 AM
This house would become Fallingwater, perhaps Wright’s most iconic design, and one of 10 structures by him that the United States nominated last year to become Unesco World Heritage sites ... south of Pittsburgh. The area, branded the Laurel Highlands ...
World Hepatitis Day: Hepatitis C affects 12 million people in India
Hindustan Times - 7/28/2016 10:22:53 AM
Yet, despite the alarming statistics, we, as a country, have not undertaken enough clinical research in this area. We need treatment regimens ... relative to the trials being done in the rest of the world. Also, it is not our objective to be the No 1 ...
Somalia attack: Twin car bombs explode by Mogadishu airport
BBC - 7/26/2016 8:16:24 AM
The large airport area in Mogadishu is a secure "green zone" for UN operations, the AU peacekeeping force and foreign embassies. The Somali government, with the help of AU forces, is fighting al-Shabab militants in several parts of the country.
Bay Area girls stream into summer coding camps
Phys - 7/28/2016 8:59:58 PM
As hundreds of programs like the one at San Jose-based Adobe attract record numbers of students around the Bay Area and beyond ... cities around the country, is emblematic of what's happening in the larger campaign to level the tech world's playing ...
World experts gather in Lowcountry to discuss mental health
WMBF NEWS - 7/28/2016 6:01:00 PM
Dr. Jamie Marich, Ph.D., a psychotherapist and trauma expert based out of Ohio, says the amount of trauma involved incidents around the world continues to grow. She cited the tragedies in Florida, Germany, Texas, and even the Charleston area.
Billy Casper Signature selected to manage Regents' Glen Country Club in York, Pennsylvania
World Golf - 7/28/2016 10:01:24 AM
Billy Casper Signature - a leader in private club management - has been selected to operate Regents' Glen Country Club in York ... and his family members are York-area natives who own a diversified business portfolio. The Box Hill Mansion, built in ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 7/27/2016 11:57:07 AM
Poland awaits pope — When Pope Francis arrives in Poland this week to attend World Youth Day, one of the major events on the Catholic calendar, he will face a politically powerful church closely tied to the country’s new right-wing government.
Politics Takes Center Stage at Bay Area Theaters
ww2.kqed.org - 7/28/2016 10:11:33 PM
(Photo: Patrick Weishampel) Hoyle plays a dozen or so characters, based on interviews he did driving around the country during the recession ... And that goes for the characters he portrays from the Bay Area as well. “One of my Lyft customers was ...
Obama warns Trump could win, slams his ignorance of the world
thestatesman.com - 7/28/2016 5:58:01 AM
In the town of Youssifiyah, 12 miles south of Baghdad, a bomb explosion in a commercial area killed at least three shoppers and ... Subroto Cup is the premier youth football tournament of the country and over the years it has helped scout and promote ...
Country to tap into rich blue carbon potential
The Jakarta Post - 7/27/2016 11:31:28 PM
As an archipelagic country located along the equator at the heart ... Although they only take up a small percentage of global coastal area (about less than 0.2 percent of the world’s oceans), they are responsible for more than 10 percent of all carbon ...