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
China Protests India Leader’s Visit to Disputed Border Area
New York Times - 2/21/2015 11:56:24 PM
HONG KONG — China summoned India’s ambassador in Beijing to protest Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to a border area claimed by both countries, a reminder that the world’s two most populous countries have yet to resolve vast territorial ...
One month to go – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015
IAAF - 2/28/2015 11:16:29 AM
There is little more than a month to go to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships ... The championship course, which is located in a mountainous area approximately 30km away from the city and is set in and around a horse racing circuit, is a well ...
Archbishop asks residents in Philadelphia's five county area to open homes for world visitors
Bucks Local News - 2/28/2015 1:15:11 AM
Former Philadelphia archdiocese communications director Donna Farrell is the executive director of the World Meeting of Families, an international event conceived by Pope John Paul II in 1994 and held every three years in a different country as a way to ...
Tim Southee likely to play against Australia in ICC World Cup 2015
Cricket Country - 2/27/2015 2:30:57 PM
He missed the rest of the session and was seen applying ice to the injured area. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: POINTS TABLE “He’s all right. It was just a ball to the shoulder. I asked him this morning if he got one in the leg as well because he managed ...
A lurch onto the world stage
The Economist online - 2/27/2015 7:02:58 PM
A YEAR ago Germany’s elite launched a giant debate about the country’s foreign policy ... the public would gradually accept a bigger diplomatic role. But world events did not wait for the Germans to deliberate. Russia violated the integrity of Ukraine ...
Kiribati – A Country nestled in
newdelhitimes.com - 2/28/2015 4:02:49 PM
The coastline area is scattered over 1,489 km with the peak of 267feets ... shows that it will soon set a bench mark among the strongest economies of the world. The country will soon be on its highway to become the most rich fish traders around the ...
Bay Area flautist to tell story of triumphing over difficult past
ABC7 News - 2/27/2015 6:20:01 PM
Her condition was so severe that her parents sought treatment outside of their country at Stanford ... She has performed around the world and in 2014 received a Grammy nomination. She's lived in the Half Moon Bay area for 20 years. Today she is pain ...
Former World Trade Center hotel developers present bids
The Times-Picayune - 2/27/2015 7:45:55 PM
The World Trade Center sits across from the Hilton Riverside, bringing two Hilton brands to the same area. The groups would seek to broker ... "What the challenge has been for cities around the country and this city in particular has been trying to close ...
Iraq statue-smashing rampage by IS sparks outrage, heritage fears
interaksyon.com - 2/27/2015 6:34:20 PM
"Such antiquities are to be found in all of the countries ... area to provide support for Iraqi Kurdish and federal forces that are working their way towards the city. Mounir Bouchenaki, the director of the Bahrain-based Arab Regional Centre for World ...
Qatar’s winter World Cup: pure genius or madness?
Arabian Business - 2/27/2015 10:16:14 PM
According to the Oxford Dictionary, the definition of “genius” is “an exceptionally intelligent person or one with exceptional skill in a particular area of ... the other countries submitted their bids on that basis – for a summer World Cup.
Eurozone Recovery Hopes Buoyed by Lending and Jobless Data
Wall Street Journal - 2/26/2015 10:07:16 AM
The scarcity of credit in many parts of the currency area has been a key factor holding back investment ... underlying the continuing strength of the country’s labor market. The number of jobless fell by 20,000, according to seasonally adjusted data ...
Seneca native leads country trio up independent charts
Morris Daily Herald - 2/27/2015 7:24:26 PM
According to IMN, a syndicated version of its show is on the way to more than 500 radio stations in America and throughout the world. Jonelle Marie belts ... appearances throughout the Chicago area, including country and gospel albums.
Archbishop asks residents to open homes for world visitors
Public Opinion - 2/27/2015 7:57:14 AM
Former Philadelphia archdiocese communications director Donna Farrell of Springfield is the executive director of the World Meeting of Families ... in 1994 and held every three years in a different country as a way to strengthen families.
Playing in World Cup means a lot to us : UAE cricketers of Indian origin
Daily News and Analysis - 2/28/2015 2:26:46 AM
I had dreamt of playing for my home country, but the circumstances ... the brand ambassador of the World Cup. SP: I work as a sales executive at Yogi Group. I work from 8:30am to 5pm in the Al Quoz Industrial Area. After work, I go to the ICC Cricket ...
Pittston Area cheerleaders place seventh at national competition
Times-Leader - 2/27/2015 5:44:13 PM
The Pittston Area High School Cheerleading squad ... “I just slowly made my way into the competitive world and the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship is the most prestigious in the country, so I just hammered away at it until we qualified.”