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
Park City OKs merging PCMR, Canyons into country’s largest resort
Salt Lake Tribune - 3/26/2015 10:55:48 PM
The regulatory path has been cleared for Vail Resorts to meld Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) and Canyons Resort into the largest ski area in the United States ... at both resorts and throughout this world-class community," added Bill Rock, PCMR's ...
Continued growth: U.S. Census: Dickinson, Williston fastest-growing micropolitan areas in the country
The Dickinson Press - 3/26/2015 1:08:49 PM
FARGO — Once again, Williston and Dickinson are the fastest growing micropolitan areas in the country, and other cities in North Dakota are following suit. The Williston micropolitan area population ... most years since after World War II, said Jim ...
Guiyang event to decide future of World Cross-Country
Webindia 123 - 3/27/2015 9:25:43 AM
"The World Cross-Country championships have become not only an African affair ... The championships course is located in a mountainous area approximately 30km away from the city and is set in and around a horse racing circuit. It is a facility which ...
Charleston, S.C. area announces new spring play-and-stay golf vacation packages
World Golf - 3/27/2015 10:08:40 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- As temperatures warm and courses burst forth with new beauty, spring is the ideal time of year for a golf getaway to the Charleston area. Offering exceptional ... of golf at Charleston National Country Club, Shadowmoss Plantation ...
Niger, Chad troops pursue Boko Haram in Nigerian border area
Firstpost - 3/26/2015 11:10:07 PM
"More than 100 fighters were in Gasheger. They're now in an area with a lot of trees," the second source said. The regional offensive launched this year comes as Nigeria, Africa's most populous country and biggest economy, prepares to hold elections on ...
World Bank Supports Forests Protection and Development in Belarus
The World Bank - 3/28/2015 12:34:50 AM
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 - The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank today approved a US ... Belarus is one of the most forested countries in Europe and Central Asia with forest area accounting for nearly 40 percent of the territory and ...
The World Readies for Darkness as Earth Hour Approaches
Ecorazzi - 3/28/2015 3:48:06 AM
“Over 170 countries and territories have already confirmed their participation; more than 1,200 landmarks and close to 40 UNESCO world heritage sites,” Earth ... so be sure to check out what is happening in your area. In Toronto, there will be a ...
Coventry can be a world beater in car industry again after £400m Jaguar Land Rover investment
Coventry Telegraph - 3/26/2015 8:51:07 AM
He said: “This is undoubtedly an automotive part of the country. There’s the skill base ... “It is absolutely key to this part of the world. It’s important in terms of skills, opportunities for jobs and apprenticeships. “We have the ...
US: Chicago-area cousins planned US terrorist attack
Star-Herald - 3/26/2015 5:33:40 PM
Both men are U.S. citizens from suburban Aurora. An unsealed federal complaint says the plan was for Jonas Edmonds to carry out an attack in the U.S. after Hasan Edmonds left the country, donning Hasan's uniform to gain better access to soldiers.
WrestleMania Could Mean $100 Million Boost For Bay Area Economy; Cena Calls Silicon Valley ‘Beautiful’
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 3/27/2015 12:46:09 PM
WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment ... “WrestleMania brings people from all 50 states, from 30 countries to come and see the beautiful area the Silicon Valley is.” One of the most enthusiastic fans of the event is Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews ...
Saudi king: Yemen intervention won't stop until country safe
Inside Bay Area - 3/27/2015 11:05:56 AM
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Saudi King Salman has vowed that the military intervention in Yemen will not stop until the country is stable and safe. The king made the remark Saturday at the opening session of an Arab summit held in Egypt's Red Sea ...
Gov. Rick Scott: Naples area leads state in February job growth
Naples Daily News - 3/28/2015 12:34:50 AM
The Naples area gained the most jobs in Florida ... beating out two of the biggest sports and media agencies in the world. The sponsorship strategy will launch Monday, reaching more than a dozen countries, Norris said. For Norris, it was a second ...
China "seriously concerned" by Philippine's building in South China Sea
Economic Times - 3/27/2015 10:01:31 AM
Manila called on all countries last October to stop construction work on small islands and reefs in the South China Sea, most of which is claimed by China. China itself is undertaking massive reclamation works in the area, while Taiwan, Malaysia and ...
Macau's Advantage Over Las Vegas: Half of the World is Nearby
The Motley Fool - 3/27/2015 11:08:56 PM
Macau is strategically located centrally to the most populated areas in the world, particularly China. But it's not just China's 1.4 billion people and growing middle class that are close to Macau. There are many other countries and densely populated ...
World Archery Event Tackles Security
Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan - 3/26/2015 10:05:41 PM
When it comes to protecting archery contestants from around the world, Yankton area first responders want to remain on ... “Many of these contestants come from cities and countries where space is at a premium,” she said. “When they arrive in ...