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
International startups: Sign up for a country pavilion at Disrupt SF
TechCrunch - 5/30/2016 7:03:49 PM
Soon thousands of entrepreneurs, innovators and investors will flock to the beautiful Pier 48 for the best startup show in the Bay Area ... been the country pavilions, sections of the Alley where promising startups from all corners of the world pitch ...
Admiral Sunil Lanba takes over as Navy chief; vows to safeguard country's maritime domain
Firstpost - 5/31/2016 7:21:07 AM
New Delhi: Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday took over as the new Chief of Naval Staff and vowed to ensure that the maritime domain of the country is safe and secure ... one of the finest in the world," he said, adding that over the years, the Navy has ...
Party Around the World: Great sports, great spots to party
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 5/30/2016 7:22:19 AM
It's usually a small tavern-like area for thousands of Dutch athletes ... The annual event in Hong Kong features ex-pats and visitors from Commonwealth countries. The event became the catalyst for the world sevens series. And with Rugby sevens recently ...
Severini's World Class Soccer School, in its 27th year, offering local summer camps
Main Line Media News - 5/30/2016 1:41:42 PM
The remaining July camps will be held at the Haverford Reserve area. The last camp will be held Aug ... and development that have attracted players from all over the country and the world, have specialized in high level training for the middle school ...
New World’s jazz band hits all the right notes
The Miami Herald - 5/30/2016 9:09:41 AM
They are both A students. Luis, 17, lives in the Hammocks area. He wakes up at 5 a.m. to get to school. He takes a bus to the Metrorail station, a Metrorail train to downtown, then a Metromover to New World. His commute takes him several hours every day ...
Bay Area remembers the fallen on Memorial Day
ABC7 News - 5/30/2016 10:06:57 AM
The ceremony on Memorial Day is one of the largest in the country. More than 2,500 people attend each year ... How to stay safe on Memorial Day The Goldstars Tribute Wall was built in the Bay Area by a local non-profit and unveiled on Saturday.
Another attempted ballistic missile test by North Korea has failed: South Korea
Daily News and Analysis - 5/31/2016 5:48:04 AM
North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said, in what would be the latest in a string of unsuccessful ballistic missile tests by the isolated country.
Australia home to one of the world’s biggest car collections--and it’s open to the public
Motor Authority - 5/31/2016 8:04:04 AM
For a country with only around 23 million people ... Now it has another honor: one of the world’s biggest car collections. The Gosford Classic Car Museum, which opened its doors to the public over the weekend, is a privately-owned collection of 527 ...
Area millennials talk about their role in nation's future
The Augusta Chronicle - 5/29/2016 9:28:10 PM
The Augusta Chronicle asked some prominent millennials in the Augusta area ... connected world is all that millennials have ever known. • They are considered optimistic, with 41 percent satisfied with the way things are going in the country, compared ...
St. Johns County Memorial Day Ceremony honors veterans who gave their lives serving the country
St. Augustine Record - 5/30/2016 8:41:03 AM
The organization’s past president, Rik Erkelens, acted as master of ceremonies for the events that included music from the Ancient City Pipes & Drums, a massing of colors, a guest speaker and a reading of the names of area ... died in World War I after ...
Turkey urged to open border after Islamic State onslaught traps over 100,000 Syrians in small area
Japan Times - 5/31/2016 2:34:48 AM
“These people are now in a very small area of 4 by 7 km,” said Marco ... with nearly 5 million escaping to neighboring countries. An estimated 6,000 people have escaped the fighting in Marea either toward the border or west toward the Kurdish ...
World War II Hospital Tribute Unveiled in Augusta County
NBC 29 News - 5/30/2016 5:34:56 AM
A new monument stands in Augusta County to honor the thousands of soldiers and their caretakers at a World War II hospital ... prayer in honoring those who lost their lives serving their country. American Legion post 128 came together Monday for a morning ...
World of Final Fantasy Gets New Screenshots And Details Showing Vivi And Other Key Characters
Siliconera - 5/30/2016 1:34:32 PM
He plans to take over Grymoire by invading each country. Knight of the Golden ... He’s protecting a certain area as a Black Mage. Yuna performs a dance that looks like it would send you to another world, while recovering and reviving all party members.
10 places to visit now before they’re ruined forever by global warming
Market Watch - 5/30/2016 8:26:44 AM
This tropical forest in Uganda is home to just under half of the world’s remaining endangered 880 mountain gorillas. In fact, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Uganda are the only three countries ... is putting the area at risk, UNESCO ...
Welcome to the world of Tiatr!
thestatesman.com - 5/31/2016 12:25:57 AM
A Congolese national was beaten to death by three men after an altercation over hiring of an auto-rickshaw in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area turned ... not just a developing world issue, but must also include settlements in developed countries.