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
Global population set to hit 9.7 billion people by 2050 despite fall in fertility
theguardian.com - 7/29/2015 4:31:20 PM
If current birthrate trends persist, Africa, which contains 27 of the world’s 48 least developed countries, will be the only major area still experiencing substantial population growth after 2050. Consequently, its share of the global population is ...
Newark Rotarians embrace 'Gift to the World' theme
Inside Bay Area - 7/29/2015 12:20:47 PM
Though admittedly nervous her first time out, Mrs. Collazo quickly got into the flow of things as she encouraged all members to "Be a Gift to the World," which is Rotary ... wheelchairs for the disabled in countries that lack financial resources.
Sweden: far-right plans gay parade in Muslim area
Ghana Web - 7/29/2015 10:19:06 AM
The event is making the headlines in the country and globally for all the wrong reasons ... and that is why he chose to have it in these areas. "I chose the area because I think we should be able to parade anywhere and we should not allow the Islamisation ...
IMF's Lagarde: World economy is recovering but fragile; Europe improving, China resilient
US News and World Report - 7/29/2015 11:09:12 AM
She also expressed optimism for the 19 countries that use the euro. The IMF expects the eurozone economy to grow 1.5 percent this year and 1.7 percent in 2016; it expanded just 0.8 percent in 2014. "The euro area is beginning to turn the corner
Saudi- Kingdom denounces, rejects aggressive Iranian officials' remarks against GCC countries
MENAFN - 7/29/2015 11:37:50 AM
stressing that this is unacceptable for us and for our brothers in the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab world countries. He also expressed the kingdom's condemnation of the threats and statements made by Iranian officials towards our brothers in Bahrain.
US News & World Report ranks Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara among best hospitals in state, region, for specialty care
Patch - 7/29/2015 5:14:17 PM
Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Clara Medical Center has been ranked 27th in the state - and 3rd in the San Jose Metro Area ... are among the country’s top 50 hospitals for certain types of specialty care, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual ...
Historical society to host pair of World War II-themed events
The Camden Herald - 7/29/2015 2:51:07 PM
A new exhibit honoring the many who have served our country both here and overseas is ... The Historical Society is looking for information about World War II veterans who served and are still in the area, and from the families of those who have passed ...
2022–the year India may become the world’s most populous country
THE Health Site - 7/30/2015 6:00:13 AM
Currently, among the ten largest countries in the world, one is in Africa (Nigeria), five are in ... 25 percent by 2050.Africa has the youngest age distribution of any major area, but it is also projected to age rapidly, with the population aged 60 years ...
The country where disabled people are beaten and chained
Modern Ghana - 7/29/2015 1:03:44 PM
Over the years I have learnt that disability can bring out the best and the worst in people all around the world. So it was with this in mind that last November I went to a country I had never ... who walked or drove to the area would stop at the other ...
Bernie Sanders Campaign Events To Draw Hundreds In Valley Area Tonight
Phoenix New Times - 7/29/2015 3:55:32 PM
Hundreds of people in the greater-Phoenix area will join tens of thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters across the country tonight to participate ... much of this evening strategizing ways to get the world out about Sanders’ message, and to get more ...
Tackling Islamic State: Middle East countries must shun regional machinations to jointly fight the menace
The Times of India Blogs - 7/29/2015 2:51:07 PM
However, as last week’s suicide bombing in southern Turkey that killed 32 people showed, the IS menace can’t be contained or confined to a specific geographic area ... will depend on whether countries in the Arab-Muslim world are able to put aside ...
IMF's Christine Lagarde: World economy fragile, faces downside risks
The Columbus Dispatch - 7/29/2015 3:12:35 PM
WASHINGTON -- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the world ... countries that use the euro. The IMF expects the eurozone economy to grow 1.5 percent this year and 1.7 percent in 2016; it expanded just 0.8 percent in 2014. "The euro ...
An Exclusive Interview: Lucas Hoge Talks About His Faith and His Upcoming Country Album
hallels.com - 7/29/2015 10:54:53 AM
I was also in another band that was a southern rock and country band called Southern Cross... I believe they still play in the Nebraska area today. Hallels ... overall destruction that is going on in the world, and I'm asking myself and the listener ...
Best Bay Area glamping spots: Where to camp without roughing it
San Francisco Gate - 7/29/2015 12:35:06 PM
Safari West: Hidden away in the heart of wine country is a little ... people from all around the world. Pigeon Point Lighthouse is a hub for international travelers. Whether you’re looking to bike, hike or tour around the area, this hostel has all ...
World Population Prospects: 2015 Revision
ReliefWeb - 7/30/2015 2:18:18 AM
Currently, among the ten largest countries in the world, one is in Africa (Nigeria), five are in ... even in Africa where fertility levels remain the highest of any major area. Ageing population growing rapidly The slowdown in population growth, due ...