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
14 Countries Press Myanmar to Allow Aid in Rohingya Areas
New York Times - 12/9/2016 6:18:04 AM
The United Nations also reported on Friday that thousands of people in the northern part of the state, a conflict-torn border area, have not had access to health services or food assistance for two months and that close to 22,000 Muslims had arrived in ...
We Can Power The Entire Country Just by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar! So Why Aren’t We?
countercurrentnews.com - 12/11/2016 12:20:46 PM
On an industrial scale, the world’s most efficient solar cell has about double the efficiency of SolarCity’s new panels at 44.7 percent. The Land Art Generator Initiative also crunched the numbers and determined that the surface area required to power ...
In One Of Latin America’s Poorest Countries, Boosting The Economy Is Women’s Work
FiveThirtyEight - 12/7/2016 8:17:57 PM
Now Nicaragua is working to change machismo culture — and it may be setting an example for other Latin American countries ... areas where the program was run, the number of rural women who received land titles increased by 50 percent, according to a ...
World Bank to help Armenia strengthen competitiveness
PanARMENIAN Network - 12/9/2016 9:52:49 AM
Bailey, World Bank Country Manager for Armenia ... impacts from mining operations and preserve the asset endowment for households in rural areas, which often depend on income from agricultural activity. Another focus area of this operation is improvement ...
Reasons Why The US Will Dominate The World Economy For The Foreseeable Future
Forbes - 12/5/2016 9:07:27 AM
In my view, the two areas where it makes the most sense for the United ... they have to dish out a lot more payment for the retirees. There is only one country in the world that is an exception to that: the United States, because we are the only place ...
World Vision says hundreds affected by Solomon Islands quake
Chron - 12/9/2016 5:16:37 PM
She said the quake had caused some power failures throughout the country. Micha Maghe, World Vision's water sanitation and health ... Click below for the top news from around the Houston area and beyond. Sign up for our newsletters to be the first to ...
Top 10 Greatest Dark Lords in the Muggle World
geekgodreview.com - 12/11/2016 5:54:13 AM
The rank was based on how evil they are and their area of influence at the height of their power ... Castro was also responsible for fomenting communist revolutions in countries around the world. However, the 1991 collapse of communism in the Soviet ...
18 Diseases The World Has Turned Its Back On
The Huffington Post - 12/6/2016 7:40:22 AM
Only 13 countries are known to still have cases of yaws ... Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter visits the Sudanese village of Lojura -- one of the world's worst areas for Guinea worm -- on Feb. 11, 2010. The Carter Centre has been working in Sudan ...
World Bank cancels $100 million loan to Pakistan
Hindustan Times - 12/8/2016 10:01:09 AM
The World Bank has cancelled a $100 million loan to the country. (AP) The World Bank has cancelled a ... which was to be carried out by Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) in its distribution areas in Karachi, interior Sindh and Balochistan, was aimed at ...
15 things to see, do, eat, and drink in St Petersburg, the world's best city for culture in 2016
The Business Insider - 12/5/2016 11:23:27 AM
Petersburg in Russia was recently named the best cultural destination in the world by the World ... before Peter the Great took the area by force and transformed it into Russia's capital city. Moscow was reinstated as the country's capital during the ...
Countries of Europe by Area
geography.about.com - 11/29/2016 11:55:02 PM
Europe is made up of 45 different countries which range in size from some of the largest in the world to some of the smallest. The following is a list of the countries of Europe arranged by area.
Morning Call All-Area girls XC runner of year: Stroudsburg's Allana Powlette
The Morning Call - 12/5/2016 11:55:04 PM
the Nordic island country of Iceland and all around the shores at the New York Finger Lakes, among other scenic territories. Though she sight-sees by foot because it's something she enjoys, it's also helped her develop into one of the area's elite distance ...
Move over Vail and Deer Valley, Sunlight Mountain debuts priciest lift ticket in the country
Denver Post - 12/7/2016 7:06:22 PM
That’s up from $160 last season and, once again, will rank as the priciest ticket in the country. Not to be outdone, Sunlight Mountain in Glenwood Springs — always one of the most affordable ski areas in Colorado ... delivers the world’s largest ...
Dow Chemical CEO named chair of national Manufacturing Council by Trump
MLive - 12/9/2016 8:29:54 PM
The news was announced at Trump's Friday night rally in the Grand Rapids area, which is part of his nationwide post ... to help promote manufacturing in Michigan and the rest of the country. "Let's make America great again by doing great things in America ...
In Land of World’s Cheapest LNG, Exxon and Total Seen Teaming Up
bloomberg.com - 12/7/2016 6:27:35 AM
“If there are areas where we can ... planning Papua LNG, the country’s next major gas venture, due to its impending takeover of InterOil Corp. LNG in PNG, including development, operational and shipping costs is the world’s cheapest and less ...