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, 2012See also: Area map
World Risk Report 2014 - Focus: The city as a risk area
ReliefWeb - 10/21/2014 4:46:38 AM
as part of the World Risk Report 2014 (WRR 2014), determines the risk of becoming a victim of a disaster as a result of a natural hazard (e.g. floods, hurricanes, earthquakes etc.) for 171 countries. This year's special focus was on "Cities as an area of ...
Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone is battling to contain the virus, but one area of the country remains untouched
The Independent - 10/15/2014 6:51:16 PM
It is a poor place, dependent on small farms and gold mines, the largest of the country's 14 districts by land size and home to 265,000 residents. It borders Guinea, where the current Ebola outbreak began and first spilt over into Sierra Leone. Koinadugu ...
Get happy in the world's happiest countries
CNN - 3/21/2014 11:02:07 AM
The happiest of countries -- many of which are in Scandinavia ... The Great Barrier Reef covers 344,400 kilometers in area and includes the largest coral reef ecosystem in the world. Some 600 continental islands, 3,000 coral reefs and about 150 inshore ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/21/2010 6:57:52 PM
What if the world were rearranged so that the inhabitants of the country with the largest population would move to the country with the largest area? And the second-largest population would migrate to the second-largest country, and so on? The result would ...
Ski Hearth Farm – America’s Newest Cross Country Ski Area Set to Open This Season
northforkvue.com - 10/14/2014 9:58:34 PM
Ski Hearth Farm cross country ski area in historic Sugar Hill ... Sno-Engineering is now a world-wide leader in mountain resort industry. In 1939, the Hannah’s opened the farm for ski guests. Several items on the menu were raised on the farm and provided ...
World's overlooked countries to buy second citizenship, residency
CNN - 7/1/2013 4:53:59 AM
Anyone in the world can apply for citizenship, save one country ... An Austrian passport easily gives that option by opening many borders. The country is a member of the Schengen Area with its 26 countries spanning most of western Europe sharing common ...
Journal-World All-Area girls cross country team
LJWORLD - 11/28/2012 6:10:01 AM
In her final season running for the Lions, the speedy senior finished in the top three at six different races before illness slowed her down in her season finale at the Class 6A state meet, where she finished 27th in the 4K. Morgan’s top time came when ...
Washington: A world apart
Washington Post - 11/8/2013 11:55:28 PM
“This is a wonderful area. I’m not sure all the people ... Frey said Washington is an example of how the country is compartmentalizing itself into clusters of people with different backgrounds and world views. “It’s a magnet for people who grew ...
China is the world's second-largest country by land area!
Pakistan Defence - 5/2/2013 11:58:53 PM
what happens if you hypothetically exclude tibet, uyghur and inner mongolia? thats 4 million square km right there. if you add the adjoining sichuan, qinghai, gansu then thats roughly 60% of China. why ethnic minority provinces make up such a large chunk ...
Artists showcase industrial heritage at the Black Country Echoes Festival
Express & Star - 10/20/2014 3:03:26 PM
“Photography has taken me all over the world and to me, the Black Country was exotic. “It was different to where I cam from, the whole look of the area was so completely alien to me. “I came down in the winter of 1961, commissioned by Town Magazine ...
Total forest coverage by country
theguardian.com - 9/1/2009 11:57:45 PM
Richer countries such as Canada, Switzerland and Croatia managed to keep their number of hectares at a stable number or have enlarged their total forest area in the same period. But globally, the trend is clear: our forests are disappearing rapidly.
Long road from metal to country pays off for area band
theintell.com - 10/21/2014 12:14:37 AM
“It was a very rural area. There was nowhere to play ... unique aspect of country and bluegrass music.” The country/folk show in the PHL Live Center Stage Contest takes place tonight at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia.
Largest Country of the World by Area
Meri News - 10/6/2014 8:39:10 AM
Russia is the largest country in the world by total area covering more than one eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia's total area is 17,075,400 square kilometres. Country has the world's largest forest reserves. With more than 143 million ...
Liberia president says Ebola has brought country to 'a standstill'
FOX News - 10/20/2014 10:24:15 AM
The Waterloo area has 350 houses under quarantine with people suspected of having the Ebola virus and infections in the district are rising, according to the U.N. World Food Program ... Fourteen other West African countries have been identified as at ...
Nearly 3 in 10 Worldwide See Their Areas as Good for Gays
Call UP - 8/26/2014 11:53:57 PM
Of the countries where three in four or more residents feel their area is hospitable to gay and lesbian people ... was also the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage in 2001. As of 2013, Iceland (82%), Canada (80%), Spain (79%), the ...