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
Most of the world breathes bad air
The Press-Enterprise - 9/27/2016 11:36:41 PM
In the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale area, about 1,341 people ... risks of heart disease in some countries, or how solar lamps could substitute for kerosene lamps that are used in many parts of the developing world. He said WHO has no evidence that ...
Introducing Liberland, Europe's Newest Country
realclearworld.com - 9/27/2016 7:26:09 PM
The Principality of Sealand, arguably the world's most famous self-proclaimed ... it and establish an independent country. Since the case of Liberland became famous, Croatian police have been deployed in the area and have arrested several people trying ...
Bay Area economy outpaces U.S., China
San Francisco Chronicle - 9/26/2016 8:28:46 AM
The Bay Area outpaced the rest of the state and the country in economic growth for at least the fifth ... Silicon Valley is also a draw for companies around the world, whose outposts generate local economic activity. Just last year, Samsung opened a ...
Whoever wins, nearly half the country will be stuck with a President they don't want
CNN - 9/26/2016 3:59:45 PM
"Brexitting" can pan out in a million and one ways, depending on what path Conservative ministers intend to pursue; and certain options - like joining the European Economic Area, at least in ... out of poverty all over the world, then supporting Clinton ...
The Largest Countries in the World
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 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. Situated in Northern Africa, Algeria has a Mediterranean coastline 998 km long. 90 percent of the country is desert ...
Bay Area LIFE: How one community is preparing for the next big quake
ABC7 News - 9/27/2016 6:33:03 AM
It's been 2 years since a magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked wine country, and while some have recovered ... ABC7 has partnered with the California Earthquake Authority, or CEA, one of the world's largest providers of residential earthquake insurance ...
Police shoot, wound man in San Diego area; protesters gather
Tulsa World - 9/25/2016 11:53:23 PM
In 1993, Alexander was an offensive lineman with the Philadelphia Eagles. During a Champions Tour event — the NFL Golf Classic at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, New Jersey — pro football players were paired with Senior golfers and pro-am ...
Oktoberfest event claims world's longest beer trail, special craft beers
MLive - 9/27/2016 9:03:23 AM
The Midwest's longest lighted cross country ski trail transforms into the world's longest beer trail for the event ... Bringing things back to Michigan are the Muskegon-area craft brews that were made special for Oktoberfest. Pigeon Hill Brewing and ...
Where is the most expensive commercial rent in the country? Hint: It’s not New York
Denver Post - 9/23/2016 11:55:45 PM
On either side of the roughly 2-mile strip between Interstate 280 and Junipero Serra Boulevard, where many of the world’s top VCs hang their shingles ... company that has become a major tenant in the area, along with the increasing number of venture ...
Switzerland is the world’s most competitive economy
swissinfo - 9/27/2016 10:10:47 PM
Switzerland has been judged as the most competitive economy on the planet for the eighth year in a row by World Economic Forum (WEF) researchers. However, the alpine country might find ... It is in this area that WEF rings alarm bells for the future.
A map of the world’s wetlands
Forests News - 9/27/2016 6:43:12 PM
The Global Wetlands Map plots the distribution of wetlands, histosols – or peaty soils – and their carbon stocks around the world ... the case of a water body, to an area that is periodically drained and rewetted. Countries with a huge amount of ...
Naked ambition: Paris eyes clothes-free leisure area
freemalaysiatoday.com - 9/27/2016 1:10:56 AM
Paris could set up an outdoor naturism area as early as next summer, in a possible first for the capital of a country which is the world’s top destination for clothes-free leisure lovers. Paris lawmakers voted late Monday to approve a proposal by ...
Protecting our country with my family's great love - tea.
The Huffington Post - 9/27/2016 12:38:08 PM
The tiny, upstart tea company that Merrill formed in 1988 to change the exploitation of his country's crop by big traders, has today grown to become one of the top 10 tea brands in the world. However as Merrill says, his Dilmah will always be a small ...
Highlighting Doctors Charter School cross-country
The Miami Herald - 9/25/2016 1:20:28 AM
The Doctors Charter School boys’ cross-country team won a 12-team meet at Greynolds ... sports events and teams have both mirrored and molded the development of the area. Miami Jai-Alai, featuring the “world’s fastest” ballgame, and Hialeah Park ...
Largest Countries in the World by Area
mapsofworld.com - 9/4/2016 11:56:48 PM
The map of the ten largest countries by area is an interactive map of the world showing the largest countries. Hover your mouse over each of the top ten countries to see their areas in square kilometers.