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
Leaders hail Tunisian Nobel as 'inspiration' for Arab world
Yahoo News - 10/9/2015 1:11:24 PM
European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem, who will visit Tunisia on Tuesday to initiate talks on a free-trade area, told AFP ... is "a recognition from the world that NGOs and labour syndicates in Tunisia rescued the country from a political fighting ...
Deadly Guatemala mudslide was preceded by hazard warnings
Los Angeles Times - 10/9/2015 9:22:20 AM
Officials this week declared the area uninhabitable. The country's prosecutor's office has announced an investigation of the matter. Manuel Pocasangre, the communications director for the municipality of Santa Catarina Pinula, which includes Cambray II ...
South-East Europe On Edge Of Civilization: Conspiracy Theories Within The Area Of The Surplus Of History – Essay
Eurasia Review - 10/9/2015 7:13:30 AM
In a word, ending the story of an area that once was upon a ... 16:00 hours and on daily bases I would talk about world politics, because none of my concern is hundreds of thousands of hungry people within my own country. I have something to eat.
Rand Paul: No-fly zone in Syria ‘could lead to World War III’
Washington Post - 10/7/2015 8:08:58 PM
Now we're talking about an incident that could lead to World War III. We went 70 years having open ... We're going to say we're going to stop Russia from flying in the area when two of the countries being flown over have invited that country in?
Killington Ski Area to host women's World Cup ski races
Mass Live The Republican - 10/8/2015 3:50:04 PM
Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso and multiple World Cup Champion Lindsey Vonn. "It is a huge opportunity. It is going to be broadcast across the country," said Michael Joseph, communications manager for Killington. "It could have an economic impact of $ ...
Guyana rushes water to indigenous area hit by dry spell
Townhall.com - 10/7/2015 8:16:07 PM
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Officials in the South American country of Guyana are rushing water to parched areas as indigenous communities struggle with dry wells and withered crops. The administration of President David Granger said Wednesday that it has ...
Kenya: Top Runners Head to Tomorrow's Ndalaat Gaa Cross Country in Nandi
AllAfrica - 10/9/2015 7:49:17 AM
Over 4,000 athletes are expected to participate in the 7th edition of Safaricom sponsored Ndalaat Gaa cross country tomorrow in Nandi. Elite Kenyan athletes including world 400m champion ... been training around this area and we expect the event to be ...
World briefs: US considers warships near China islands
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 10/9/2015 4:00:13 AM
WASHINGTON — The United States is considering sailing warships close to China's artificial islands in the South China Sea to signal it does not recognize Chinese territorial claims over the area ... in that part of the country. The three brothers ...
Backed by Russian airstrikes, Syrian troops launch offensive
The Star - 10/8/2015 10:27:57 AM
DAMASCUS, SYRIA—Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive Wednesday in the country’s central region under cover ... The Observatory said a total of 37 Russian air raids areas hit the area of fighting on Wednesday alone.
World of Outlaws provisional system rewards mediocrity over performance
Central Pennsylvania - 10/7/2015 8:51:54 PM
There is no group of drivers that takes more verbal haymakers than the World of Outlaws. It's open season from fans around the country. But no place is it ... and you don't really want them standing in the pit area wearing street clothes.
At 'home' in Peru, World Bank chief unfazed by slower growth
wftv.com 9 - 10/7/2015 12:52:18 PM
Two decades later, he is back in Carabayllo as head of the World Bank ... were active in the area. On New Year's Eve 1993 the rebels blew up a small church dispensary the group used to safeguard the drugs it brought into the country.
Oil-starved Nepal seeks suppliers to bring fuel by air
Lincoln Journal Star - 10/8/2015 12:05:11 AM
Nepal has been hit by fuel shortages since last month amid ethnic protests in the south and an unofficial blockade by India restricting the flow of oil tankers and trucks into the country ... weeks now demanding bigger area in the state proposed for ...
Rugby World Cup: Romania captain Mihai Macovei banned for two weeks
Gulf News - 10/9/2015 12:28:27 PM
London: Romanian captain Mihai Macovei will miss his country’s pivotal final Pool D World Cup match with Italy on Sunday after ... (high tackles), dangerous grasping of neck and/or head area of player not in possession of the ball and dangerous grasping ...
Watch Colombia Vs. Peru Live Stream Free, 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
The Inquisitr - 10/9/2015 4:50:20 AM
Peru live stream free as the two South American countries face-off on their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier ... with the injured players and he felt a pain in the same area as the injury. He’s not ready to play for us yet and neither ...
IMF-World Bank meeting confronts lowest global growth since 2009
World Socialist Web Site - 10/9/2015 6:30:33 AM
In Latin America, “the downturn in Brazil [the country is in recession ... It was not the only area of ignorance. Another key issue that was not well understood, he said, was the slow growth of world trade, which is now lagging behind GDP growth in ...