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
The Surprising Story Behind The World's Fastest Developing Country
Forbes - 6/27/2016 8:43:38 AM
Which African country is: the world’s fastest developing country according the UN ... “Africa Code Week is opening a new area of opportunity up to everyone,” said Minister Nsengimana. “It’s shaping a mindset that coding is going to be the ...
Police: Florida man scams woman by posing as country star
Traverse City Record-Eagle - 6/26/2016 9:52:14 PM
LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Tampa Bay-area man swindled a mentally disabled woman by pretending to be country music star Jason Aldean. Largo Police tell WFLA-TV (http://bit.ly/290ciUf) that 27-year-old Daniel Michael Farris of St. Petersburg ...
Find out more about the world below your flight path with Flyover Country
Beta News - 6/27/2016 6:56:16 AM
Flyover Country isn’t restricted to static maps. It can use GPS to display the area around your current position, orient the map to your direction, and adapt the view to your situation ("plane" displays a wide strip to cover everything you can see from ...
'Refugees can offer economic boost to host countries'
thestatesman.com - 6/27/2016 8:29:19 AM
Refugees are often considered an economic burden for the countries ... by the World Food Programme. Researchers found that each additional adult refugee in either of those two camps increased the annual real income in the local area by $204 and $253 ...
More blasts in Lebanese village hit by deadly bombings
US News and World Report - 6/27/2016 9:43:53 PM
Violence from the Syrian civil war has spilled over the border in the past, inflaming Lebanon's own political divisions and raising concerns over the more than 1 million Syrian refugees there, who now make up a fifth of the tiny country's population.
Severini's World Class Soccer School, in its 27th year, offering local summer camps
Main Line Media News - 6/27/2016 11:35:26 AM
The remaining July camps will be held at the Haverford Reserve area. The last camp will be held Aug ... and development that have attracted players from all over the country and the world, have specialized in high level training for the middle school ...
UL International Crown brings world's top female golfers to town
Daily Herald - 6/27/2016 5:01:44 AM
A sporting event like no other will be hitting the Chicago area soon. The UL International ... correlate to their positions in the Rolex World Rankings. Then the rankings of the top four players in each country are combined and the eight countries with ...
Kuwait mosque hit by IS suicide bomb reopens as fears remain
FOX News - 6/26/2016 6:14:30 AM
KUWAIT CITY – The wood paneling bearing Quranic verses gleams inside the Imam Sadiq Mosque and the carpeting is soft underfoot for worshippers who come to pray in what is one of Kuwait's oldest Shiite mosques — and the site of the country's worst ...
How the improved Panama Canal could change world trade
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/25/2016 8:13:12 PM
“We knew for a long time we had to think about expanding, otherwise we would lose relevancy in the world,” Ilya R. Espino de Marotta, who heads the project for the Panama Canal Authority, told the Los Angeles Times. While the country makes billions off ...
List: Independence Day celebrations around the area
Omaha.com - 6/26/2016 12:12:25 PM
College Home Run Derby: The annual TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby and The World-Herald’s annual Independence Day ... 6 p.m. free patriotic outdoor concert at Chalco Hills Recreation Area, 154th Street and Giles Road; bring lawn chairs or blankets ...
Superstars Bale, Ronaldo lead their countries to Euro quarterfinals
Toronto Sun - 6/26/2016 1:35:19 AM
Like any world-class attacker, he needed just one moment to exploit the space that opened up along the left edge of the area before providing the exquisite service that produced the only moment that mattered in a game that featured few opportunities.
Brexit pitches world into uncharted terrain
Jamaica Observer - 6/26/2016 5:02:55 AM
Britain on Thursday voted by 52 per cent to 48 per cent for their country to leave the EU despite dire warnings from world leaders and economic experts ... including the Euro area, more workable”, although it noted a lack of follow-up on previous ...
Brexit takes its toll on carmakers around the world
Times of India - 6/25/2016 4:24:08 PM
I do think, naturally, that people from India and Australia are in some ways more likely to speak English, understand common law and have a connection with this country than some people ... the power of London as the world's financial capital.
Carlsbad area has many lessons for Obama family
ABQJournal - 6/26/2016 6:14:30 AM
The leader of the world’s most powerful country takes his family on vacation. Where should they go? The U.S. holds many of Earth’s incredible landscapes among 411 National Park Service properties. To celebrate the Park Service’s centennial ...
Africa: China's Pottery Trade On the 'Belt and Road', World Civilization (Part I)
AllAfrica - 6/27/2016 10:38:10 AM
That area was a communication hub of northern China ... In Tang Dynasty, China was the most developed country in the world. Emperors of Tang extended their sovereignty to all directions till North Korea, Vietnam, and the nomadic tribes and desert areas ...