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, 2014See also: Area map
The world's top 10 companies, ranked by reputation
Business Insider - 3/27/2017 12:02:25 PM
To compile the rankings, the Reputation Institute collected more than 240,000 ratings from 15 countries ... in the world is due to its incredibly high reputation for products and services. It was in the top 10 for every category in those areas.
This Is How Many Barrels of Oil the 13 OPEC Countries Produced Last Month
The Motley Fool - 3/24/2017 7:48:17 AM
For instance, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Iraq have some of the cheapest oil production in the world. Sitting on massive, shallow, land-based oilfields, these countries have cash production costs less than $10 per barrel in many areas. On the other hand ...
Chinese Media: Ally North Korea Is ‘The Most Insecure Country in the World’
Breitbart News - 3/22/2017 11:57:01 PM
“North Korea has claimed to have nuclear weapons, but also has become the most insecure country in the world,” the authors argue ... tours around North Korea’s mountainous Kosong port area. North Korea also issued a rare condemnation of China ...
Far from being finished, Trump has given the EU a chance to lead the world
CNN - 3/24/2017 3:47:53 PM
At least in selected policy areas. Much has been said recently ... the most extensive election observation missions in the world. Moreover, they host far more refugees than any other developed country (except Turkey). The US, meanwhile, spends well under ...
The World Happiness Report is out and the U.S. has fallen. Sad!
Washington Post - 3/20/2017 10:01:53 AM
The World Happiness Report rankings are based on data ... by the absence of corruption in business and government.” All the countries in the top 10 scored highly in those six areas, with Norway as the leading example of how those factors contribute ...
World Water Day: one in four children will live with water scarcity by 2040
The Guardian - 3/22/2017 12:12:32 AM
As industrialisation and demographic shifts increase consumption, areas of south Asia and the Middle ... water management policies upstream”. Across the world, the UN’s report says that 36 countries are facing extremely high levels of water stress ...
Greater Bay Area new highlight in China's economy
ECNS - 3/26/2017 3:42:32 AM
World's top "bay area initiatives," such as Bay Area near ... "The Greater Bay Area covers less than one percent of the country's land area and its population accounts for less than five percent of the total. However, it created 13 percent of the nation's ...
World TB Day: Ghanaians urged to unite to end TB
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 3/24/2017 8:45:33 AM
This year's national celebration of the world Tuberculosis Day ... to the mining activities in the area. Tuberculosis still remains a silent killer today and continues to be among the ten top killer diseases in the country. Tarkwa and Obuasi were the ...
South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine Lead World in Suffering
Call UP - 3/23/2017 7:52:27 PM
The U.N. World Happiness report, in comparison, ranks countries on their happiness and subjective well ... emergency relief agencies struggle to deliver food and water to the most desperate areas. In 2016, seven in 10 South Sudanese say they did not ...
Syrian army retakes Damascus areas captured by rebels
FOX News - 3/20/2017 6:58:45 PM
Sunday's raids reflected a temporary and rare advance by rebels after months of steady losses at the hands of government forces across the country.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Hazleton area ranks 46th fattest nationwide in new report
Times-Leader - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 PM
The good news, arguably: The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Hazleton Metropolitan Statistical Area got the rating not ... and opens with a comment that puts the whole country on notice: “Americans are the fattest people in the world. By one measure, more than ...
Midland's Kaczynski competes in World Winter Games
Midland Daily News - 3/18/2017 1:24:41 PM
Joe competed in his first World Games in 2003 ... Given the lack of snow in the Midland area, Jerry said he drove Joe to Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Roscommon many times this year. The facility owners let him ski as much as he wanted to get ready ...
Metro Atlanta No. 4 in the country for 2016 population increase
Atlanta Journal Constitution - 3/23/2017 11:34:22 PM
Metro Atlanta added 90,000 people to its population last year, ranking it fourth in the country ... Atlanta area — including Sandy Springs and Roswell — their new home. » RELATED: Atlanta among cities with highest quality of life in world ranking ...
Country Notebook of Canada
scribd.com - 3/16/2017 7:24:58 PM
Spanning over 9.9 million square kilometres, Canada is the world's second-largest country by total area, and its common border with the United States is the longest land border in the world. Canada is a federal state that is governed as a parliamentary ...
Area Golf Scorecard
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 3/25/2017 3:50:52 AM
May 2: Jacksonville Area Golf Association directors meeting and golf, Jacksonville Golf and Country Club. May 6 ... July 22: Drive, Chip and Putt local qualifier, World Golf Village. Visit drivechipandputt.com. July 22-25: Florida State Golf Association ...