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
'Lee was lovely and would do anything for anybody': Family pay tribute to innocent soldier, 25, 'butchered in street by Muslim fanatics'
Daily Mail - 5/23/2013 8:42:11 PM
A statement from Drummer Rigby's family tonight said: 'Lee was lovely. He would do anything for anybody - he always looked after his sisters and always protected them. 'He took a "big brother" role with everyone. All he wanted to do from when he ...
World Bank Pledges $1 Bln To Aid Peace In Africa's Great Lakes
International Business Times - 5/22/2013 6:41:41 PM
The World Bank pledged 1 billion U.S. dollars on Wednesday (May 22) to fund development in central Africa's Great Lakes region in return for peace, but fresh fighting in eastern Congo underscored the challenges facing the area. World Bank President Jim ...
Course Source: Bell Bay Golf Club, World Golf Village
YAHOO! - 5/20/2013 5:22:19 AM
The best of the opening threesome is No. 3, a 433-yard hole named for Scrapper, a legendary craft built at Bell's laboratories at Beinn Bhreagh ... which also hosted the Champions Tour for the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf in 2001 and 2002.
GLOBAL: Twelve countries on climate change hit-list
IRIN - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
Four of the world's poorest nations top the list of the 12 countries at the highest risk. Malawi, a low-income southern African country where most people live in rural areas and earn US$975 or less per year, is most susceptible to droughts, which are ...
Pollution Risks Worse for Developing World Women
Women's eNews - 5/20/2013 10:08:39 AM
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World Bank to provide $1 billion to Africa Great Lakes region
unmultimedia.org - 5/23/2013 12:10:57 AM
The World Bank Group will provide more than $1billion in additional funding to help improve the lives of people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in the countries in the Great Lakes region. World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim says ...
Developing Countries May Not Be Ready for Coming Increased Investment: World Bank
Insurance Journal - 5/17/2013 10:33:41 AM
The shifting landscape of saving and investment has ... over the next two years. By 2030, for every dollar invested in the world, 60 cents will flow into developing countries, a dramatic change from 20 cents to the dollar in 2000. China will make up 30 ...
World Bank Announces US$1 Billion Pledge to Africa’s Great Lakes Region, Targeting Energy, Roads, Agriculture, Cross-Border Trade, Health, and Jobs
The World Bank Group - 5/22/2013 6:34:31 PM
the World Bank Group announced $1 billion in proposed new funding to help countries in the region provide better health and education services, generate more cross-border trade, and fund hydroelectricity projects in support of the Great Lakes ...
Metairie Country Day emphasizes foreign language, with early instruction and exchange programs
nola.com - 5/22/2013 8:50:32 PM
Students also explore the area where they are living ... stating that “kids are kids no matter where one lives.” Because the world is ever changing, Country Day has formed a partnership with Cedar House School in Cape Town, South Africa.
How Woolwich suspect 'became obsessed with Islam as a schoolboy and was moved by parents to escape clutches of fanatics'
Daily Mail - 5/23/2013 1:32:41 PM
He started getting involved with Islam aged about 15 or 16, and that is why his parents moved him away out of the area ... Do you think David Cameron is going to get caught in the street when we start bussin' our guns? You think politicians are going ...
Casino City Releases 2013 Global Gaming Almanac with Latest Worldwide and Country-by-Country Gaming Statistics
MSN Money - 5/22/2013 1:55:21 PM
Industry analysts consult the Almanac for world market data to support business plans ... the creation of custom gaming property and market reports by geographic area and type of gaming facility. The CD includes the entire contents of the ...
World Bank Pledges $1bn to Aid Peace in Africa's Great Lakes
THISDAY Live - 5/22/2013 5:44:25 PM
The two countries deny this. "A peace agreement must deliver a ... but fresh fighting in eastern Congo underscored the challenges facing the area. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim unveiled the proposed aid for one of Africa's most conflict-ridden regions ...
Taulia Inc Named Best Invoice Discount Management Solution in the World
San Francisco Gate - 5/23/2013 2:12:39 AM
and readers in 163 countries. Its headquarters are in New York, with offices in London, Rio de Janeiro and Milan. Each year Global Finance selects the best financial institutions around the world. These awards have become a recognized and trusted standard ...
Hundreds outside Fukushima affected by Japanese nuclear disaster seek compensation
FOX News - 5/21/2013 2:46:38 PM
The residents said Tuesday they have been unfairly denied full compensation despite high radiation levels in their area caused by Japan’s 2011 ... been denied adequate compensation after the country's 2011 nuclear disaster despite suffering ...
Mt. SAC remembers those who served our country
Inside Bay Area - 5/23/2013 2:22:48 PM
WALNUT -- Allen Nam remembered a friend who was killed in action in Iraq, though he hadn't yet put up his picture on the Mt. San Antonio College Veterans Services Center wall of fallen heroes. "I'll have to look for his picture," he said.