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
Arctic, non-Arctic countries talk fishing limits
4 - 11/29/2015 9:54:55 AM
Or are they going to come with an aggressive approach to accelerate commercial fishing in the area?” Highleyman said ... the U.S. and Canada in other parts of the world, points to the Arctic as a place where countries still try to get along, said Highleyman.
See why one of the world's smallest countries is also one of the most beautiful
The Business Insider - 11/19/2015 12:44:15 PM
At less than 62 square miles, Liechtenstein is the world's sixth-smallest independent country by total land area. It's also one of only two-doubly landlocked countries in the world, meaning that it's landlocked, and surrounded by countries that are also ...
Get down to earth with Bay Area's mystifying gravity hills
San Jose Mercury News - 11/28/2015 6:14:12 AM
There are places in this world where seeing is deceiving, where logic's left hanging, and sure-footed senses are not always on the level. This does not merely refer to the sensation one feels when observing Bay Area real ... a stretch of country lane ...
Walk Around the World at Verdenskortet
Slate - 11/27/2015 5:28:16 PM
At the Verdenskortet attraction, visitors can march across all the world’s countries in a matter of minutes and then ... It has become a popular family attraction in the Viborg area, as visitors take the opportunity to play minigolf along the shore ...
Area Golf Scorecard
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 11/29/2015 2:45:25 AM
Sunday: North Florida Junior Golf Foundation Open at the Hills, Hidden Hills Country Club ... Dec. 8: Jacksonville Area Golf Association directors, Fleming Island. Dec. 12-13: Florida Junior Tour Championship, Disney World Magnolia and Palm Courses.
Paris climate summit: world leaders told to iron out differences before talks end
The Guardian - 11/28/2015 8:01:34 AM
There will be a total lockdown on the area of Paris surrounding the conference ... China is a big leader in the world on solar energy. There are lots of opportunities in different countries,” he went on. “For instance, programmes suggested for Africa ...
World briefs: Migrants clash with Macedonian police on Greek border
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 11/29/2015 5:08:35 AM
Philippines gets warplanes CLARK AIR BASE, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday took delivery of two Korean-made fighter jets — the country’s first supersonic ... Iraq — Officials in the Sinjar area have found mass graves containing the ...
Sounding Off: Plano-area readers discuss whether Texas, U.S. should accept Syrian refugees
Dallas News - 11/27/2015 12:06:08 PM
J.E. Iwasyszyn, Plano: Absolutely not! It’s time for our country to grow a spine and protect itself. Have we not learned anything from 9/11 and the attacks on Paris and Christians around the world?! Thank God I live in a state where our governor stands ...
Thirteen SSB troops released after being detained by Nepal police
Firstpost - 11/29/2015 9:19:07 AM
Kathmandu/New Delhi: Nepal on Sunday briefly detained 13 personnel of India's Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), who allegedly entered the country with arms while chasing ... of the 12th SSB battalion deployed in the area, and "inadvertently" crossed over to ...
Analysis: Is The Third World War About To Begin Over The Russian Turkish Crisis?
WesternJournalism - 11/27/2015 8:20:03 PM
ARA News in Iraq reported that residents of the Alyan border area in Syria heard the sounds ... Syria caused an unprecedented crisis between the countries that some even think could spark the Third World War. Western Journalism reported that Glenn ...
Bison plan draws comments from around nation, world
Casper Star-Tribune - 11/28/2015 4:58:26 PM
According to a breakdown on the comments, 16.5 percent — or 508 of the 3,075 statements — were from California residents, more than from any other state or country ... public comments on a new Yellowstone-area Bison Management Plan/Environmental ...
Malaysia committed to cutting CO2 emissions intensity of its GDP by 40 per cent by 2020
Channel News Asia - 11/28/2015 9:23:18 PM
More than 160 countries have already submitted their ... Carbon dioxide emissions is another area to be tackled. Car ownership in Malaysia is the third highest in the world at a whopping 93 per cent with 54 per cent of households having more than one ...
San Diego Herpes Dating Scene Heats Up, Fueled By Online Herpes Dating Site
WebWire - 11/27/2015 11:54:48 PM
San Diego herpes dating is just one of the many online herpes dating scenes growing in popularity across the country ... area doctor at least once a year. Fortunately San Diego has an excellent dating scene, so a herpes diagnosis is not the end of the world.
A Pitch Is Framed by Diplomacy in Cuba
New York Times - 11/27/2015 11:54:48 PM
It would restore the professional baseball bond once shared by two countries long at odds ... Since Havana won the 1959 Little World Series against the Minneapolis Millers here at home. The notion of returning to those days, absent the gunfire, may ...
Through a lens: Nigerian orphans capture their country
Al JAZEERA - 11/28/2015 10:24:44 AM
I first visited the area in 2008, working at Gidan Bege ... Photography helps me to learn about the world. I discover what is hidden. I always see the sunset but never thought about taking a picture. But now that I have a camera, I see it as a picture ...