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
2013 Journal-World All-Area Girls Cross Country Team
LJWORLD - 12/11/2013 5:44:03 AM
Albrecht won four meets and finished sixth at the 2A state championship in her final race. Rebekah Burgweger, De Soto — The senior had a great finish to her career, as a member of the DHS state championship team. Burgweger took sixth in the ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/20/2010 11:59:42 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 ... The world's most densely populated country currently is Monaco, with 43,830 inhabitants ...
2013 Journal-World All-Area Boys Cross Country Team
LJWORLD - 12/11/2013 5:44:03 AM
Miller placed fourth at the Frontier League and a 4A regional before taking 14th at the state meet in Wamego. Luis Murillo, De Soto — Behind his stellar sophomore season, the Wildcats finished fourth at the 4A state meet. Murillo raced to ...
World’s first five country protected area to conserve “Europe’s Amazon”
wwf.panda.org - 3/24/2011 11:55:49 PM
Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia today signed a historic declaration to establish a trans-boundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to protect their shared nature and wildlife along the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers, “Europe’s Amazon”.
World's overlooked countries to buy second citizenship, residency
CNN - 6/28/2013 6:30:36 AM
The cheaper option requires a $250,000 contribution to the country's Sugar Industry Diversification ... Denny Ko, Henley and Partners Not to be confused with the Dominican Republic, this island of just around 73,000 people has offered a ...
This Map Shows Which Countries Are Running Out Of Water
The Business Insider - 12/13/2013 2:52:52 PM
The World Resources Institute found that 37 countries face “extremely high levels” of baseline water stress, in the first such country-level water assessment of its kind, according to the global research organization. The assessment ...
World's 37 Most Water-Stressed Countries
wateronline.com - 12/13/2013 8:26:20 AM
Providing stable freshwater supplies is a priority for every country in the world. Yet stable supplies are increasingly hard to come by in many countries ... water-related risks to their investments. There is, therefore, a compelling need to translate ...
Washington: A world apart
Washington Post - 11/8/2013 11:55:28 PM
Two of their three daughters have left for college, so it’s just the three of them now. “I’ve come a long way,” said Farley, 46, pondering her path from a refugee camp to one of the country’s most affluent and educated Zip codes.
Largest Country of the World by Area
Meri News - 12/4/2013 9:41:25 AM
Russia is the largest country in the world by total area covering more than one eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia's total area is 17,075,400 square kilometres. Country has the world's largest forest reserves. With more than 143 million ...
Congo Basin Countries Could Double Their Cultivated Area While Limiting pressure on Forests
The World Bank Group - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
For example, Congo Basin countries could almost double their cultivated area without converting any forested areas ... with deforestation,” said Jamal Saghir, the Director of the World Bank Sustainable Development Department for the Africa Region.
10 things South Korea does better than anywhere else
CNN - 11/28/2013 9:27:04 AM
Occasionally that news is grim -- something to do with a troublesome cousin across the border. Sometimes it's pure mainstream pop -- a bunch of cute singers taking down Lady Gaga on the world stage. Sometimes it's just plain astonishing -- no ...
Why For aren't there more countries in Epcot's World Showcase area?
Jim Hill Media - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Well, one part of the Epcot Center story that has (in ... of these countries eventually did sign on to be part of World Showcase. And while Brazil and -- for a time, anyway -- Iran showed real interest in taking part in the project, they ultimately opted ...
Veterans Day ceremonies and events in the D.C. area
Washington Post - 11/11/2013 2:01:56 AM
The date has been used by countries around the world to honor the sacrifices of its military members ever since; in the United States, Veterans Day is an occasion to honor all those who have served. Monday's commemorative events include wreath-laying ...
Syrian soldiers surround area where dozens of civilians reportedly killed by Islamic militants
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 12/13/2013 11:32:26 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian soldiers surrounded an industrial area near Damascus Friday after an al-Qaida linked rebel faction infiltrated the area earlier this week, reportedly killing dozens of civilians, according to the government and activists.
Mandela Memorial: World Leaders Bow, Pray At Madiba's Casket
The Huffington Post - 12/11/2013 2:02:09 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — World leaders bowed and prayed Wednesday before the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years ...