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
The most innovative countries in the world in one map
Market Watch - 2/15/2017 3:02:53 AM
It may not be the most prosperous nor the smartest country on earth, but the U.S. leaves the rest of world in the dust in one important area—innovation. The map of the most innovative countries—as measured by the number of patents filed—shows that ...
Inside North Korea, the world's most reclusive country
CNN - 2/18/2017 12:24:50 PM
Welcome inside the world's most reclusive country. Saturday On Saturday morning ... widely broadcasted military displays and parades -- and some of the surrounding areas. On Wednesday, the team also talked to some North Koreans and asked them about ...
Fire destroys clubhouse at St. Charles area country club
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 2/18/2017 6:19:45 AM
CHARLES COUNTY • An early morning fire on Friday destroyed Bogey Hills Country Club’s landmark clubhouse, a meeting and socializing spot for decades for St. Charles area residents and ... that had been closed since World War II. The 9-hole operation ...
The Largest Countries in the World
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 PM
Algeria, at 2.38 million square kilometers, is the tenth-largest country in the world by area and the only African country in the top 10. Kazakhstan’s 2.72 million square kilometers stretch over vast plains and highlands. A cool and dry, but not quite ...
Will Trump waffle on religious liberty?; refugee ban and World Relief; Washington, Lincoln, God
Washington Times - 2/17/2017 12:51:40 AM
Three weeks after President Donald Trump issued an executive order temporarily stopping refugees from entering the country, a major evangelical refugee ... off more than 100 staff members working there. World Relief announced Wednesday evening that it ...
Baltimore-based World Relief to lay off 140, close Glen Burnie office after Trump's refugee order
The Baltimore Sun - 2/16/2017 4:13:17 AM
World Relief will close five offices ... The organization opened additional offices across the country to prepare for the 110,000 refugees who were to be admitted into the U.S. in the 2017 fiscal year under a plan by President Barack Obama, she said.
How’s Trump doing? Bay Area voters weigh in
mercurynews.com - 2/19/2017 2:11:01 PM
It’s true that the Bay Area isn’t as equally divided as the country overall: Only one in four Bay Area ... Our panel includes a registered Democrat who spent part of his childhood in a World War II internment camp for people of Japanese ancestry ...
Rare Disease Strikes a Bronx Area All Too Familiar With Rats
New York Times - 2/16/2017 12:02:44 AM
As the names indicate, the disease is associated with filth, and in the developed world, it is exceedingly rare ... The last data we have for the country as a whole suggests in 2015 there were fewer than 30 cases diagnosed across the whole country.”
Russia seeks pragmatic US ties and "post-West" world order
Chron - 2/18/2017 10:37:27 AM
"If you want, you can call it a 'post-West world order,' when each country, based on its sovereignty within the ... Click below for the top news from around the Houston area and beyond. Sign up for our newsletters to be the first to learn about breaking ...
This Country Wants Everyone to Have 100 Grams of Gold
Bloomberg - 2/16/2017 3:54:47 PM
“We are hopeful that our country’s population will learn to diversify its savings into assets that are more liquid and -- more importantly -- capable of retaining their value,” he said. In rural areas ... according to the World Gold Council.
At least 58 area students named National Merit Scholarship finalists for 2016-17
Tulsa World - 2/17/2017 3:57:47 AM
Principals around the country received word this week from National Merit Scholarship ... Jenks had the most finalists among area districts with 18 students named among approximately 15,000 finalists from across the nation. Bishop Kelley has nine finalists ...
Could AI-guided balloons bring the internet to developing countries?
The Christian Science Monitor - 2/17/2017 4:58:02 PM
But both firms could face headwinds over the developing countries they aim to serve, as The Christian Science Monitor reported last February. Free Basics, Facebook's competing proposal to offer affordable internet access around the world, has come under ...
Area Golf Scorecard
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 2/18/2017 3:56:36 AM
May 2: Jacksonville Area Golf Association directors meeting and golf, Jacksonville Golf and Country Club. May 6 ... July 22: Drive, Chip and Putt local qualifier, World Golf Village. Visit drivechipandputt.com. July 22-25: Florida State Golf Association ...
ANALYSIS: What we learned from Rex Tillerson's debut on the world stage
ABC News - 2/17/2017 12:54:39 PM
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made his debut on the world stage this week, traveling to Bonn, Germany, for the Group of 20 summit where he met with his counterparts from more than a dozen countries ... when we can find areas of practical cooperation.”
This Week In Golf Biz: Mickelson To Build ASU Practice Facility, Top 100 Course In World For Sale
Forbes - 2/18/2017 9:54:30 AM
Mickelson, an ASU alumnus, promises that the practice space at Papago Golf Course near Tempe will feature the “single-greatest short game training space in the country.” The vision is a world-class ... the short-game practice area, 6,750-square feet ...