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
Lessons From NYC -- The #1 City In The World -- For Ambitious Women Entrepreneurs
Forbes - 6/29/2016 3:22:08 PM
NYC and the Bay area tied for first place for this indicator. “Last year contracts representing $403 million in combined value were completed.” The U.S. is the only industrialized country that doesn’t offer paid maternity leave for mothers.
3 promises made by 'Brexit' leaders that may not happen
USA Today - 6/28/2016 6:07:57 PM
said in an interview on BBC television that the U.K. should remain within the EU's European Economic Area or single market. The single market allows EU countries (plus non-members Iceland, Switzerland and Norway) to trade with one another without tariffs.
China’s world bank: The U.S. loses by not playing a role in AIIB
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/29/2016 11:54:32 AM
not welcoming the rivalry with the U.S. and European-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund. But the AIIB’s growing role in meeting some of the development needs of poorer countries, such as Bangladesh, has to be welcomed by advocates of ...
Filipino Attitude Toward China Remains Friendly In Advance Of U.N. Arbitration Ruling By July 12
The Inquisitr - 6/29/2016 9:31:22 AM
An olive branch waved by the Philippines at its giant neighbor has called for partnering up in joint projects, making the contested area a sanctuary for fish ... Filipino Justice Carpio admitted “there is no world policeman to enforce the rule ...
Severini's World Class Soccer School, in its 27th year, offering local summer camps
Main Line Media News - 6/29/2016 7:15:22 AM
The remaining July camps will be held at the Haverford Reserve area. The last camp will be held Aug ... and development that have attracted players from all over the country and the world, have specialized in high level training for the middle school ...
IS repels advance by US-backed Syria rebels near Iraq border
Chron - 6/29/2016 3:50:46 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants on Wednesday pushed back U.S.-trained Syrian rebels from the outskirts of a town on the Iraqi border, in a setback to a budding offensive that aims to sever the militants' transit link between the two countries ...
New GSMA Report Predicts Chinese IoT Market Will Exceed One Billion Connections by 2020, Underpinned by Licensed Low Power, Wide Area Market
Technology Marketing Corporation - 6/29/2016 4:30:43 AM
China has quickly become the world's largest M2M market, and LPWA will play a fundamental part of its future growth, presenting new opportunities for key industry sectors and for operators to provide connectivity across the country," said Alex Sinclair ...
Michigan researcher says world's population growth will slow
Salem News - 6/29/2016 1:41:55 PM
The world’s current population is about 7.3 billion ... Some researchers have highlighted India — the planet’s second most populous country with 1.26 billion people — as an area of concern. But “since the 1980s, India's food production has ...
WOMEN TO WATCH: The most influential women in Bay Area business
The Business Journal - 6/29/2016 12:08:51 PM
Editor's note: The Bizwomen team has begun work on a national ranking of women in business, the Bizwomen Women to Watch, which will highlight 100 powerful and influential women from around the country ... changing the business world for the better and ...
Discover this Bay Area dining secret: Cetrella Half Moon Bay
Examiner - 6/29/2016 4:23:34 AM
Half Moon Bay, home of quirky and fun beach shops and galleries, is also home to one of the best kept dining secrets in the Bay Area. Cetrella (pronounced ... including charcuterie, a wine country picnic, and wood-oven pizzas. An after dinner menu offers ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 6/23/2016 11:57:29 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 ...
The U.K. Ventures into the Great (World Trade) Unknown
Economy Watch - 6/29/2016 6:28:15 PM
much less has been said about the rest of the world. Brexiters have tended to believe that the UK could continue to enjoy the access to foreign markets that it currently receives through the EU’s trade agreements with over 50 countries; and that for ...
Noose tightens as more Caribbean banks hit by de-risking
Jamaica Observer - 6/29/2016 7:08:12 AM
Both the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) have noted with concern the problem faced by the Caribbean region, which the WB has identified as the area most affected ... us is that we are tourist countries, tourism is our main revenue ...
Mailbag June 30: We are a world community
The News-Press - 6/29/2016 5:09:30 PM
This area of Florida is a noted Republican stronghold. Yet, The News-Press editors continue to print and support liberal policies. You are hurting our country. This is the ... coming together after World War II to unite in peace, commerce and mutual ...