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
China Protests India Leader’s Visit to Disputed Border Area
New York Times - 2/21/2015 11:56:24 PM
HONG KONG — China summoned India’s ambassador in Beijing to protest Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to a border area claimed by both countries, a reminder that the world’s two most populous countries have yet to resolve vast territorial ...
In the World
Philadelphia Daily News - 3/1/2015 1:06:51 AM
The U.N. children's agency said on Saturday that hundreds of children were abducted two weeks ago by an armed group in South Sudan that is suspected to have ties with the country's military ... target mostly adults in the area known as Wau Shilluk.
Military Masters is going to start World War III on their leaderboards
VentureBeat - 3/1/2015 11:58:15 AM
Players will be able to group themselves into digital platoons beneath the flag of their home country and compete against the rest of the world for the honor of having ... initiative statistics or launch a major area attack also does a fair job hinting ...
Colebrookdale Railroad played an important part in the economic and social framework of the area
The Mercury - 3/1/2015 12:59:41 AM
America during the 19th century went from an insignificant country that hugged a narrow strip of land along the Atlantic coast to a nation that spanned a continent, from a country of farmers and small craftsmen to a superpower with the world’s largest ...
World's Protected Natural Areas Receive 8 Billion Visits A Year
Science 2.0 - 2/28/2015 3:05:33 PM
The world's national parks and nature reserves receive ... and lowest in Africa, where many countries have less than 100,000 protected area visits annually. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area near San Francisco had the highest recorded visit rate ...
Rousseff’s Brazil: No Country for the Landless Workers' Movement
upsidedownworld.org - 2/28/2015 2:51:14 PM
(IPS) - In Brazil, one of the countries with the highest concentration of land ownership in the world, some 200,000 peasant farmers ... told IPS that the occupied area is productive agricultural property where soy, maize and beans are grown.
Archbishop asks residents in Philadelphia's five county area to open homes for world visitors
Bucks Local News - 2/28/2015 2:29:46 PM
Former Philadelphia archdiocese communications director Donna Farrell is the executive director of the World Meeting of Families, an international event conceived by Pope John Paul II in 1994 and held every three years in a different country as a way to ...
Cross-country ski trip offers solitude and scenery
The World - 3/1/2015 9:56:34 AM
(AP) — Just five minutes into a cross-country ski trip, I found myself completely alone ... in the winter wonder of the Central Oregon portion of the Cascade Range. The area also offers opportunities for backcountry downhill skiers and snowboarders.
A SUCCESSFUL WIZARD WORLD SHOW IN THE #85 MARKET IN THE U.S.
ICV2 - 3/3/2015 9:11:14 AM
While we attend Wizard World’s Chicago-area show in Rosemont each summer, that show has a much larger metro area to draw from, a much larger venue, and one of the longest histories as a show in the country (the original Chicago Comicon, which Wizard ...
Parts Of Tri-State Area Hit With Several Inches Of Snow
CBS New York - 3/2/2015 4:26:06 AM
1010 WINS1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For more than 45 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan [...] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all ...
Numerous country artists set to play in Brevard County
click orlando - 2/28/2015 3:48:30 PM
With two stages, a main stage and smaller stage in the food area, fans will find music playing all day long. The festival is the first major festival of the year for the country music industry. Tickets have been sold to people from all over the world.
Tim Southee likely to play against Australia in ICC World Cup 2015
Cricket Country - 2/27/2015 2:30:57 PM
He missed the rest of the session and was seen applying ice to the injured area. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: POINTS TABLE “He’s all right. It was just a ball to the shoulder. I asked him this morning if he got one in the leg as well because he managed ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 2/27/2015 11:17:40 AM
But he said the country’s spies make “incredibly difficult judgments ... horrific abductions by IS militants of more than 220 Christian Assyrians in the same area, along the fluid and fast shifting front line in Syria. Missouri rampage — A man ...
One Month To Go - IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015
Around Rings - 2/27/2015 4:04:00 PM
There is little more than a month to go to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships ... The championship course, which is located in a mountainous area approximately 30km away from the city and is set in and around a horse racing circuit, is a well ...
Willoughby: Telemark skiers compete in world championships at Steamboat
Denver Post - 3/1/2015 8:09:11 AM
But the true essence of the expression was displayed at the Steamboat Ski Area's Vagabond run ... a former cross country racer and member of Germany's alpine racing development team, established himself as the world's fastest telemark skier with a gold ...