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
Bay Area tech innovators honored for helping the disabled
San Jose Mercury News - 7/28/2015 6:09:45 AM
The Bay Area, known as the country's cradle of innovation even if its creations ... wearable technology it calls "the world's first industrial quality wearable musical instrument." For this challenge, Drumpants tweaked its technology to create Taps ...
LaGuardia: No more 'third world' airport? Cuomo, Biden say it'll be rebuilt
Los Angeles Times - 7/28/2015 11:06:13 PM
Cuomo, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, who famously compared LaGuardia to an airport in a "third world country," said ground would be broken ... which operates the area's major airports, paying for the rest, Cuomo said. An announcement about the ...
Countries Should Take Action to Reduce External Imbalances
International Monetary Fund - 7/28/2015 7:10:00 PM
The ESR, which covers 28 of the world’s largest economies plus the euro area, comprises two papers ... a call for a wide range of pro-growth policy actions, with many countries playing their respective parts, to avoid settling into mediocrity ...
Seattle-area Somalis seek to shape politics back home
The Seattle Times - 7/28/2015 2:09:21 PM
Mohamed, among others, believes Seattle-area Somalis — indeed all of the country’s emigrants around the world — should get a vote. And he wants them to pressure the Somali parliament, as well as influential U.S. officials, to make that happen.
LOCAL SPORTS: Area archery programs represent well at World Tournament in Nashville
Cullman Times - 7/28/2015 5:41:07 AM
World Tournament in Nashville this past week. Good Hope and West Point were both represented by shooters from its middle and high schools at the prestigious event, which was attended by thousands of archers from around the country. Davis Dickerson shined ...
At least 25 people killed by militants in Nigeria's northeast | Reuters
Firstpost - 7/28/2015 11:20:32 PM
Fighters in pick-up trucks attacked the town of Dille and two smaller communities in the Askira/Uba area in Borno state about 250 km ... carrying out attacks across northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries in the last few weeks. Borno state governor ...
ISIS exists because world ignored al-Assad in Syria, Turkish leader says
CNN - 7/28/2015 4:08:03 AM
His comments come days after his country launched airstrikes against the terrorist group ... Syria for the first time The combined effect will be to create a de-facto safe area on a portion of the Syrian border. (A senior U.S. official denied there will ...
Man killed by escort possibly linked to missing women
The Miami Herald - 7/28/2015 7:24:19 PM
“We are sharing this information with law enforcement across the country in hopes that we may be able to help ... Vegas suburb of Henderson when four prostitutes went missing in the area. In three cases, young women working as prostitutes went missing ...
Developers disclose plans for new hospital on former country club property
Las Cruces Sun-News - 7/29/2015 2:33:49 AM
"We are real," said Las Crucen Bob Pofahl, who has been spearheading the project to redevelop the former country club's 110 acres. "We have been doing lots of due diligence the last 18 months. We've got a world-class ... and a commercial area including ...
Chairman of the World Meeting of Families keeping region up-to-date on plans
Main Line Media News - 7/28/2015 2:02:11 PM
promote families and also to promote the Greater Philadelphia area as a global destination. “When this is all said and done, Philadelphia will be a recognizable name all over the world, and certainly in the country, our ability to pull major events.”
Digging into the world of travel
Daily News and Analysis - 7/28/2015 6:16:54 AM
travel to 5 continents and 50 countries over a period of five years for Rs. 25 lakh. Catering mainly to Jain and Gujarati clients, Gem Tours takes pride in their pure Jain and vegetarian food options on tours. With select chefs from all over the world ...
Millionaire wants to give world's refugees their own island
FOX 23.com - 7/27/2015 10:24:27 PM
Buzi's plan has four options: Take a sparsely populated area from a ... Buzi wants the new country to be democratic, democracies typically benefit from common ground. In this case, these residents would be from all over the world, so the only obvious ...
Jean Tanner: Beaufort County country living sure has its perks
Island Packet Online - 7/28/2015 7:45:47 PM
Having been born and raised in Beaufort County and having lived in the same rural area between Bluffton and Pritchardville my entire life, I can attest that country living has its ... up on and drift off into another world of exciting mystery.
Race Brook Country Club in Orange, Conn. named "Best Golf (Private)" in the 2015 Best of New Haven Living reader's poll
World Golf - 7/28/2015 10:51:54 PM
"We are so pleased that the readers of New Haven Living have voted Race Brook for the distinction as the best private golf club in the area for 2015 ... Scotscraig, the world's 13th oldest golf club. For information about Race Brook Country Club golf ...
Angelina Jolie Pitt Makes an Emotional Return to Her Son Maddox's Home Country Cambodia
People - 7/28/2015 7:10:00 PM
"The intent of this project is not to revisit the horrors of the war but to bring to the screen characters that people around the world will identify with and empathize with, and help to teach people about this country ... post-conflict area of Cambodia.