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
Vietnam’s eight World Heritage Sites
Tuoitre News - 7/22/2014 4:47:11 AM
one of the country’s momentous relics, was initially built during the Ly Dynasty and subsequently expanded by the Tran, Le and Nguyen Dynasties. The central area of the imperial citadel was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. The royal ...
Indonesia now country with world's highest deforestation rate
New Kerala - 7/17/2014 5:21:44 AM
A report, recently published in the Nature Climate Change magazine, revealed that the Indonesian archipelago lost almost twice the forest area (840,000 hectares ... At the same time, the country is the world's largest producer of palm oil and one of ...
Will unprepared countries be able to survive the forthcoming tragedies?
Earth Times - 7/19/2014 4:00:38 AM
The October 2010 floods in Thailand were the worst on record, with thousands of hectares covered, up to the doors of Bangkok, and destroying much of the area's rice crop ... said that the world's richest countries had their fair share of more intense ...
The US Team Ran The Farthest Of Any Country At The World Cup
The Business Insider - 7/18/2014 12:58:41 PM
In the wake of the World Cup, FIFA provides a ton of cool statistics, broken down by team, including dribbles in the penalty area, tackles won and lost, and long versus short pass completions. Each page also shows the total distance each team ran over 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-largest population would migrate to the second-largest country, and so on? The result would ...
Depopulation Debate in Japan, One of the World’s First Countries to Face the Issues
Ecology - 7/23/2014 12:28:18 AM
The projections were based on the calculation of demographic change in each of about 380,000 blocks (each with an area of one square kilometer ... Japan is farther ahead than any country in the world in the aging of society and with a declining population.
Get happy in the world's happiest countries
CNN - 3/20/2014 12:29:12 PM
The happiest of countries -- many of which are in Scandinavia ... The Great Barrier Reef covers 344,400 kilometers in area and includes the largest coral reef ecosystem in the world. Some 600 continental islands, 3,000 coral reefs and about 150 inshore ...
World Bank approves $25 million financing for electricity supply accountability and reliability improvement in Kyrgyzstan
Hispanic Business - 7/18/2014 5:20:33 AM
acting World Bank Country Manager in the Kyrgyz Republic. Specifically, the ESARIP project will aim to: 1) improve power supply reliability in the service area of Severelectro by enabling priority investments to strengthen the distribution infrastructure ...
Journal-World All-Area Cross Country: Boys
LJWORLD - 12/3/2011 8:24:39 AM
• Kain Anderson, Free State senior — raced to second place at Class 6A state championship, posting a 15:55.1 at Rim Rock Farm. • Dawson Colglazier, Santa Fe Trail junior — won three meets this year, dropped his personal record by 42 seconds and ...
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World opens August 20 in Bristol, Tennessee
Outdoors FIRST - 7/22/2014 9:07:52 PM
In addition, historical photos of the many country music legends that founded country ... Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World has hired 200-250 associates from the Bristol area. In addition, the store will offer free outdoor skills workshops throughout the ...
Journal-World All-Area girls cross country team
LJWORLD - 11/28/2012 6:10:01 AM
In her final season running for the Lions, the speedy senior finished in the top three at six different races before illness slowed her down in her season finale at the Class 6A state meet, where she finished 27th in the 4K. Morgan’s top time came when ...
World’s first five country protected area to conserve “Europe’s Amazon”
WWF Panda - 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 8:06:39 PM
... country is a member of the Schengen Area with its 26 countries spanning most of western Europe sharing common borders without immigration control -- not to mention more than 160 countries in total around the world -- on par with Australia and Canada.
Total forest coverage by country
theguardian.com - 9/1/2009 11:57:45 PM
Richer countries such as Canada, Switzerland and Croatia managed to keep their number of hectares at a stable number or have enlarged their total forest area in the same period. But globally, the trend is clear: our forests are disappearing rapidly.
Largest Country of the World by Area
Meri News - 7/13/2014 4:46:31 PM
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 ...