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
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/20/2010 11:59:42 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 ...
Journal-World All-Area Cross Country: Boys
LJWORLD - 12/3/2011 8:24:39 AM
• Kain Anderson, Free State senior — raced to second place at Class 6A state championship, posting a 15:55.1 at Rim Rock Farm. • Dawson Colglazier, Santa Fe Trail junior — won three meets this year, dropped his personal record by 42 seconds and ...
World's overlooked countries to buy second citizenship, residency
CNN - 7/1/2013 2:26:39 PM
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 ...
World Bank Appoints New Country Manager for Croatia and Slovenia
Hispanic Business - 9/2/2014 11:28:20 AM
Release date- 01092014 - Mr. Carlos Pinerua has been appointed as the new World Bank Country Manager for Croatia and Slovenia ... overseeing the Bank's largest advisory services team in this area. He also brings more than fifteen years of experience ...
Kenya Among 30 Countries That Contribute 'The Most Good' in the World
AllAfrica - 9/1/2014 10:25:06 AM
Kenya's best ranking was in the area of prosperity and equality (16 ... Finland and Switzerland are ranked the top three countries in the Index having contributed the most good to the world. While we are doing well in contributing to the well-being ...
Boone cross country standout speaks about training regimen
Johnson City Press - 9/2/2014 9:36:48 PM
Daniel Boone cross country standout Adam Barnard is not just one of the best runners in the area. He's one of the top runners in ... It's an insightful look at the world of high school cross country by a young man who hopes to lead the Trailblazers to ...
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.
World’s first five country protected area to conserve “Europe’s Amazon”
WWF Panda - 3/24/2011 11:55:49 PM
Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia today signed a historic declaration to establish a trans-boundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to protect their shared nature and wildlife along the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers, “Europe’s Amazon”.
Largest Country of the World by Area
Meri News - 9/2/2014 2:10:00 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 ...
U.S. adds 350 troops in Iraq — raising number of soldiers in embattled country to more than 1,000
New York Daily News - 9/3/2014 12:14:17 AM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to more ... the U.S. Central Command area of operations and ...
World Coton production to exceed consumption for fifth straight year
Commodity Online - 9/2/2014 11:45:39 PM
Much of the surplus is held by the Chinese government, but this season, more of the surplus will shift to the private sector in China and other producing countries. As a result of the cumulative surplus, world ending ... extended and area in India is ...
Using a Tactic Unseen in a Century, Countries Cordon Off Ebola-Racked Areas
New York Times - 8/13/2014 3:16:40 AM
The plan was to isolate a triangular area where the three countries meet, separated only by porous borders ... As of Monday, the region had seen 1,848 cases and 1,013 deaths, according to the World Health Organization, although many experts think that ...
Proposed restaurant will turn area into 'third world country'
Slough And South Bucks Observer - 6/20/2012 11:54:16 PM
A PARISH councillor has warned that the construction of a takeaway restaurant on the site of an abandoned pub would turn the area into a 'third world country'. A PARISH councillor has warned that the construction of a takeaway restaurant on the site of an ...
Toronto cyclist killed in Manitoba crash was cycling across country for charity
The Star - 9/3/2014 2:23:07 AM
Loader was cycling across the nation in an effort to raise money for the World Wildlife Foundation ... exploring our amazing country, enjoying its nature, from B.C. headed east, home to the Toronto area … He was also graciously raising money for WWF ...