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
11 Countries With the Best Healthcare In the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/29/2015 7:35:13 AM
From care delivery to patient engagement, almost every area of healthcare needs to see improvement ... Here is our list of the 6 countries with the Best Hospitals in the World. What makes a healthcare system good? It is not a simple question as there ...
THE LATEST: Blatter decries 'shame' brought by soccer probe
Star-Herald - 5/28/2015 5:52:01 PM
and there are rumors going around that Prince Ali should be getting some 60 votes outside the UEFA area." Many observers believe ... minister has denied any wrongdoing by his country's government in its 2010 World Cup bid. Fikile Mbalula said: "We've ...
Breweries added to 3rd World Beer Festival; Butcher and the Brewer making collaboration ale
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 5/29/2015 7:56:42 AM
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Two dozen breweries have been added to the third World Beer Festival in Cleveland ... which sponsors beer fests mostly in the southeastern part of the country. More than 3,000 people attended last year's event in Cleveland.
2017 Under-17 World Cup in India to take place in September-October
Firstpost - 5/29/2015 5:15:02 PM
Mumbai: India would host the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in six different venues ... while the rest of the field would be made up of six countries from Europe, four from North America-Caribbean area, four from South America, four from Africa and one from ...
Chicago-area man pleads guilty to air-traffic facility fire
Denver Post - 5/28/2015 9:45:15 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago contractor has pleaded guilty to setting a fire at a radar facility that disrupted air traffic throughout the country. Brian Howard entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Chicago. Prosecutors told the judge Howard ...
Venezuela, Russian oil company ink $14B deal to double country's output
Latino FOX News - 5/29/2015 5:36:31 PM
Venezuela remains one of the world's largest oil exporters and claims to have the world's largest crude reserves in the country's Orinoco Belt – an area where Rosneft already has oil operations. For years, Venezuela's economy was buoyed by profits from ...
Observatory At One World Trade Center Opens To Public Friday
CBS New York - 5/28/2015 5:23:23 PM
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 ... the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Got a nose for
Breckenridge Associates Real Estate Reveals New Website for Ski Country Homes
Benzinga - 5/29/2015 6:09:19 AM
Realtor Ron Shelton of Breckenridge Associates Real Estate is proud to announce the launch of the Ski Country Homes website that delivers ... Breckenridge, Colorado, is a world class resort area that features outdoor and cultural activities throughout ...
Bowfishing’s New World Record Grass Carp
Bowhunting - 5/29/2015 2:37:33 PM
In fact, he’s made it his business to shoot big chunky fish with archery equipment and help others across the country do ... north Alabama area. Guntersville Lake is known to produce some of the largest grass carp the bowfishing world has ever seen.
The 15 best hiking trails in the world
The Business Insider - 5/29/2015 10:12:42 AM
Although it's one of the most beautiful and famous trails in the country, it's not very busy and frequently ... The latter is a 40- to 50-mile hike through the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The six-day hike goes from Cradle Mountain to Lake ...
The Summer Concert Guide 2015: 36 D.C.-area shows to see this season
Washington Post - 5/28/2015 2:17:16 PM
Jump to: Rock/Pop | Perennial favorites | Buzzy artists | Hip Hop/R&B | Country/Americana | Jazz | Latin Foo Fighters ... Taylor Swift She may be the biggest pop star in the English-speaking world, but Taylor Swift is still underappreciated.
Miner from Linton area, a Sunrise Coal employee, named one of best "Smoke Eaters" in the country
Greene County Daily World - 5/28/2015 12:29:54 PM
Well, Sunrise Coal has one of the best "Smoke Eaters" in the country. A "Smoke Eater" is the name of a mine rescue competition - the Smoke Eater Bench Contest. Sunrise Coal employee Steve Earle, from the Linton area, recently won this competition among his ...
Saudi War Rhetoric Belied by Yemen’s Fractured Battlefield
World Politics Review - 5/29/2015 12:43:01 PM
Since the first Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen in late March, aimed at dislodging the Zaydi Shiite Houthi movement from the towns and cities they hold across the country ... slowed the Houthis’ progress in each area by reducing their ability to move ...
Sorenstam visits Estonian Golf & Country Club
europeantour.com - 5/29/2015 10:12:42 AM
The new 18-hole course will replace the existing nine-hole Stone Course at Estonian Golf & Country Club, and will complement the championship Sea Course, which in 2011 hosted European qualifying for the Omega Mission Hills World Cup, the final of which was ...
World Skin Lighteners Industry
The Street - 5/28/2015 6:49:17 PM
MARKET OVERVIEW II-1Skin Lightening - A Global Phenomenon II-1Current & Future Analysis II-1Table 1: World Skin Lighteners Market (2014): PercentageBreakdown of Dollar Sales by Geographic Region/Country(includes ... Potential Area of Growth II-6Women ...