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
Women's World Cup win and Carli Lloyd shed light on Houston Dash
abc13.com - 7/6/2015 4:05:31 AM
Soccer fans in the Houston area are still on cloud nine after ... and this was her opportunity to show the world what she was made of," says Houston Dynamo/Dash President Chris Canetti. "Now the country knows her name," adds Houston Dynamo great and ...
U.S. exorcises ghosts of '99 with rout in Women's World Cup final
Los Angeles Times - 7/6/2015 6:43:00 AM
Three of those scores put her team ahead to stay, making Lloyd an easy winner as the World Cup's best player and making the U.S. the first country to win three ... Lloyd started at the edge of the penalty area, then charged into the box unmarked to latch ...
The Alamo is now a World Heritage site
FOX News - 7/6/2015 4:08:30 PM
In another decision, Japan received world heritage status for a collection of almost two dozen sites that illustrate the country's industrial revolution ... along with Roman and Byzantine remains in the area. — Prehistoric rock art showing human and ...
Area financial advisers keeping an eye on developments in Greece
York Daily Record - 7/6/2015 9:44:56 PM
One area financial adviser doesn't expect Greece's financial woes to expand to other European countries. "We think it's going to ... Greece accounts for a small fraction of world economic output — about three-tenths of a percent of global GDP.
Stats That Could Win Or Lose The Women's World Cup Final
ESPN - 7/5/2015 9:46:07 PM
The United States can be the first country to win three Women's World Cup titles, while defending champion Japan ... goal in six games and only 21 total shots from inside the penalty area, both in the top four in the tournament on a per game basis.
More than 45 killed by Saudi-led airstrike in Yemeni marketplace, officials say
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/6/2015 9:01:59 PM
Other witnesses said vendors' stalls were left burning after the strike in the predominantly agricultural area. Test your knowledge Think you ... airstrikes against the rebels continued across the country, with nine provinces and the capital hit.
Surprised Birmingham produces some of the best motorcycles in the world? You shouldn't be.
Al.com - 7/6/2015 2:56:55 PM
It is a way to disconnect from everything, except for the immediate world whooshing past ... After decades of being firmly entrenched in stock-car country, is the area starting to shift toward the automobile's crazy two-wheeled cousin?
The Latest: Greek 'no' welcomed by Portuguese Socialists
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 7/6/2015 6:43:00 AM
The Greek referendum result is giving heart to anti-austerity parties in other countries. Portugal's main opposition Socialist ... necessary to ensure the financial stability of the euro area," Dombrovskis told reporters in Brussels. He noted that the ...
Women's World Cup: U.S. clinches title 5-2
Journal News Media Group - 7/5/2015 9:17:29 PM
Moments later, Lloyd scored again off a scramble in the penalty area in the sixth minute after ... wake of the destructive tsunami that struck the country in March 2011. Its women's soccer team had a World Cup in Germany to prepare for while the country ...
Women's Open: Golfing world focuses on Lancaster
York Dispatch Online - 7/6/2015 7:33:06 AM
Major golf championships don't come to this area very often. Before the U.S. Golf Association awarded Lancaster Country Club this week's 70th ... "The fact that we have qualifiers all over the world now is a true sign of how the game is growing, and ...
World Police and Fire Games lots of Smiles
Patch - 7/6/2015 6:10:11 PM
With many things to do the World Police and Fire Games was amazing. It was at Fairfax County and the surrounding area. The teams were full of spirit ... 10,000 firefighters and police from around 60 countries competing at over 60 sporting events.
French wine regions Champagne, Burgundy win world heritage status
Channel News Asia - 7/6/2015 10:03:25 AM
France is already the world's most visited country, welcoming 84 million tourists last year ... In Champagne, UNESCO recognized an area where the method of producing sparkling wines was developed in the early 17th century to its early industrialization ...
Dunedin celebrates its World War II vehicle
Tampa Bay Newspapers - 7/6/2015 5:55:52 PM
Tornga also recognized area war veterans, including Mel Smith ... “It played an instrumental role in winning World War II and making our country a better place,” Bujalski said. More than 100 people attended the event, including all city commissioners ...
Greece: Tragic proof the world leans to the economic left
commdiginews.com - 7/6/2015 11:10:50 PM
the world followed. When the U.S. ran up a public debt that exceeded annual income, other countries followed suit, although some were already ahead of the curve. The problem with the example that the U.S. has set is that it places a higher priority on ...
Women’s World Cup: our awards of the tournament
theguardian.com - 7/6/2015 2:06:48 PM
From Carli Lloyd’s final hat-trick to the most heartfelt social media posting, the Guardian UK’s reporter at Canada 2015 selects her top World Cup moments USA's Carli ... her left foot from the edge of the area. It’s impossible to pick a winner ...