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
The Washington region is the world's 77th largest urban area
Greater Greater Washington - 4/20/2015 10:47:37 PM
That's called an urban area, and enough countries publish data on them that it's possible to build a reasonably consistent world list. Demographia did the leg work of stapling together government population data from countries around the world to build ...
Harbor Country Designers: World-class design in a serene location
NWI - 4/20/2015 3:30:58 PM
Imagine; you call a friend and head out to Harbor Country and get off I-94 at exit 6 in Union Pier ... The first thing you will notice is how beautiful the area is with tall pine trees and heavy woods and no traffic jams. You pull in to scout out the ...
How countries cope with migrants arriving by boat
Inside Bay Area - 4/21/2015 1:17:57 AM
Australia has an agreement to pay Cambodia to take refugees detained on Nauru, and with Papua New Guinea to resettle those camped out in that country. So far none have gone to Cambodia, while some asylum seekers have been resettled in Papua New Guinea.
World Palm Oil Industry
Market Watch - 4/20/2015 3:45:17 PM
and Harvested Area (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-13Consumption Scenario II-13Table 12: Global Palm Oil Consumption by GeographicRegion/Country (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Malaysia ...
Detroit-area officer charged with assault in taped beating
Contra Costa Times - 4/20/2015 5:43:59 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area police officer who hauled a man out of his car and ... speed bump with all of the law enforcement negativity that is surrounding this country. ... It is a very stressful job where you have to make split-second decisions ...
Biltmore Country Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence
Patch - 4/20/2015 10:04:40 PM
Biltmore Country Club was designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary in 2002 and is one of 904 courses in the world to currently be designated ... for preserving the natural heritage of the area by protecting the local watershed and providing ...
Search Continues For Gunman In Deadly Paterson Drive-By Shooting
CBS New York - 4/20/2015 5:11:11 PM
1010 WINS1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For 50 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan area. Famous [...] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all ...
You get the world, country you create
The Register Herald - 4/21/2015 2:58:10 AM
The world and the America we know is slowly fading away, the stability of the world and what made our country great. What our country was ... watching and videoing the incident. In another area a man was shot and people just stepped over him and went ...
Remarks by James B. Comey at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Annual Dinner
Jewish Journal - 4/20/2015 8:02:59 PM
“significant” because it was the most horrific display in world history of inhumanity – one that simply defies words and challenges meaning. I was born into an Irish Catholic family in the New York area in this great, wonderful, and safe country, but ...
ReliefWeb - 4/20/2015 4:42:33 PM
WeWorld works in seven countries in the development Countries in collaboration ... Each partner has its own intervention area: KAPE supports 24 schools in Svay Rieng and Prey Veng, and 11 in Kampong Chnnang; CRF supports 24 schools in Siem Riep; NH ...
Yemen air strike kills 25; Tulsa deputy exonerated in shooting; Desisa, Rotich win Boston Marathon: U.S. and World News Links
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 4/20/2015 5:11:11 PM
(ABC News) A Detroit-area police officer who hauled a man out of his car and ... been one of the symbols of a state clampdown on the Islamists who once governed the country. (TIME) China and Pakistan, which have long viewed each other as "iron friends ...
The Latest: Ethiopians killed by IS group were migrants
The Sentinel Cumberlink - 4/20/2015 12:10:32 PM
Fabrice Leggeri told The Associated Press on Monday that Europe should help people fleeing political persecution in their countries, but economic migration ... Europe is turning its back on some of the world's most vulnerable migrants and risks turning ...
Why climate change & pollution threats to Sundarbans cannot be taken lightly by governments
Economic Times - 4/19/2015 4:19:16 AM
The core area of the reserve, which was made a national park in 1984, was recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1987 ... which literally means 'lowlying country'. About 6,500 km of land in the Netherlands is reclaimed and the country is ...
World Planting And Fertilizing Machinery Industry
The Street - 4/20/2015 8:02:59 PM
GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-35Table 16: World Recent Past ... Sector in GDP(Nominal Terms) for Select Countries: 2013 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-22Table 40: Total Agricultural Area (1000 ha) in SelectEuropean Nations for 2012 (includes ...
World Bank Business Projects Displaced 3.4 Million People
Counter Currents - 4/19/2015 9:41:24 AM
More than 50 journalists from 21 countries spent nearly a year documenting ... prepares the net for the next day's fishing trip. Locals say a World Bank Group-backed project in the area has depleted fish stocks. Sami Siva / ICIJ On India's northwest ...