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
Obama To Quadruple Hawaii Monument, Creating World’s Largest Protected Marine Area
The Huffington Post - 8/26/2016 4:26:22 AM
Bush, Papahānaumokuākea was already larger than all of the country’s national parks combined ... #BREAKING: U.S. creates world’s largest protected area in Hawaii https://t.co/UYKNyA5ehL #MahaloObama pic.twitter.com/oekgfF7IuJ
A six-legged snack is the latest food trend in tech world
The Seattle Times - 8/27/2016 7:59:56 AM
Of the world’s 2,000 types of edible insects ... SnackNation will ship thousands of Bitty’s cricket flour chips to offices around the country, including to Bay Area tech companies notorious for keeping their kitchens loaded with free food.
Banking Professor honored by community and university; Davis shares vision and thoughts about Appalachian, the High Country and the world
news.appstate.edu - 8/29/2016 9:44:56 AM
International trade is a wonderful thing to raise income levels around the world. If we block trade, all we do is slow our growth and everyone else’s. If we attempt to block trade in any meaningful way, other countries will attempt to block trade with us ...
In a country where outages are the norm, a Lebanese town now has power 24/7
Washington Post - 8/28/2016 6:54:19 AM
And if you don’t think that’s a big deal, ask residents of just about any other town in this tiny country. They endure daily outages ... Most residents backed construction of the area’s sole power plant, which cut the generator operators out of ...
Groundwater Shared by Countries Is Knowledge Void
Circle of Blue - 8/29/2016 9:09:08 AM
Downstream, demand for irrigation water is rising in the world’s rice bowl. A tough task for any country, managing the delta’s water ... Arabia prohibits groundwater use in a “protected area” of the Al-Sag/Al-Disi Aquifer, the first agreement ...
Why Americans and the rest of the world are interested in Ghana elections – Igini
Vanguard - 8/28/2016 7:54:34 PM
Since the return to civil rule in 1992, Ghana has been showing good example in West Africa and has crossed critical democratic thresholds that must be consolidated for other countries in Africa ... freedom across the world. IRI works with civil society ...
Syrian Rebels Threaten Territory Held by Kurds, in a Clash of U.S. Allies
New York Times - 8/29/2016 1:16:41 AM
BEIRUT, Lebanon — In a new escalation that further complicates American involvement in the Syrian war, Syrian rebels pressed deeper into the northern part of the country on Sunday ... said that they had left the area, but that groups aligned with ...
TerraPay Expands Footprint in 32 Countries in Europe Through Acquisition of Pay2Global
en.prnasia.com - 8/29/2016 8:50:39 PM
Pay2Global is a regulated digital international money transfer company with passporting rights into the European Economic Area (EEA). One in five migrant ... scale its service footprint in the 32 countries of the EEA, accelerating growth by expanding ...
The Latest: Red Cross brings aid to inaccessible Syria area
WHIO - 8/29/2016 2:09:47 PM
The Dar al-Kabira is a hard-to-reach area just north of Homs ... “It's also a direct challenge to world peace and stability.” Japanese Prime Minister Sinzo Abe said his country will take "strong action," against North Korea and called the latest ...
China's plan to build a world-class aircraft engine
Click2Houston - 8/29/2016 12:51:03 PM
HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - China has set up a new state-owned aviation firm to help meet one its top tech goals: building a world-class aircraft engine ... its capabilities has been a priority as the country seeks to increase its military clout.
Largest Countries in the World by Area
mapsofworld.com - 8/11/2016 11:56:38 PM
The map of the ten largest countries by area is an interactive map of the world showing the largest countries. Hover your mouse over each of the top ten countries to see their areas in square kilometers.
China’s Murky World Where E-Commerce Meets Student Lending
Bloomberg - 8/28/2016 9:20:28 PM
Welcome to the regulatory gray area where peer-to-peer lending meets e-commerce in ... Last week, the banking regulator issued what state media called the country’s "toughest P2P regulations yet," and in a separate interview with state media, director ...
If our area was a storage unit, what countries could we store inside?
KXRO - 8/29/2016 1:26:50 PM
A new resource shows how large Washington is compared to countries around the world. At 71,362 square miles, the 18 th largest state in the US would be the 88 th largest in the world if it were a country, according to SelfStorage.com. With almost 200 ...
Countries With The Most Protected Lands (Percentage Of Area As Reserves)
worldatlas.com - 4/19/2016 11:55:50 PM
43% of the country’s territorial area is currently under conservation management, as per recent World Bank Data (2011-2015). In 2010, with the formation of the Dorob National Park, Namibia became the only country in the world to have a completely ...
What is the largest country by area in the world that borders only one other country?
answers.com - 8/24/2016 7:52:09 PM
Making the world better, one answer at a time. Canada is the largest country by area in the world that borders only one other country. Canada is the largest country by area in the world that borders only one other country.