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
Whoever wins, nearly half the country will be stuck with a President they don't want
CNN - 9/26/2016 3:59:45 PM
"Brexitting" can pan out in a million and one ways, depending on what path Conservative ministers intend to pursue; and certain options - like joining the European Economic Area, at least in ... out of poverty all over the world, then supporting Clinton ...
Introducing Liberland, Europe's Newest Country
realclearworld.com - 9/27/2016 8:49:04 AM
The Principality of Sealand, arguably the world's most famous self-proclaimed ... it and establish an independent country. Since the case of Liberland became famous, Croatian police have been deployed in the area and have arrested several people trying ...
Oktoberfest event claims world's longest beer trail, special craft beers
MLive - 9/27/2016 9:03:23 AM
The Midwest's longest lighted cross country ski trail transforms into the world's longest beer trail for the event ... Bringing things back to Michigan are the Muskegon-area craft brews that were made special for Oktoberfest. Pigeon Hill Brewing and ...
If Nevada were a country, what other countries would fit inside?
Reno Gazette-Journal - 9/25/2016 9:51:41 PM
If Nevada were a country, what other countries would fit inside? The world contains 195 independent states, according to the U.S. State Department. If Nevada were a country, it would rank 73rd by area. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/2daWNZu
The Largest Countries in the World
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Algeria, at 2.38 million square kilometers, is the tenth-largest country in the world by area and the only African country in the top 10. Situated in Northern Africa, Algeria has a Mediterranean coastline 998 km long. 90 percent of the country is desert ...
Bay Area economy outpaces U.S., China
San Francisco Chronicle - 9/26/2016 8:28:46 AM
The Bay Area outpaced the rest of the state and the country in economic growth for at least the fifth ... Silicon Valley is also a draw for companies around the world, whose outposts generate local economic activity. Just last year, Samsung opened a ...
World Homes to roll out national housing programme
Jamaica Observer - 9/26/2016 7:17:11 AM
Over the years the company has invested and developed many commercial, industrial and residential projects across that country, and has also constructed ... including the New Kingston redevelopment area. World Homes’ management team has combined ...
The Hudson River Valley: Close by, but a world away
New Jersey Online - 9/24/2016 9:49:53 AM
A designated as a National Heritage Area, the Valley is steeped in steeped in ... Nearly 3,000 students from every U.S. state and 30-plus countries attend the CIA, considered the world's premiere cooking school. Dinner at the CIA was undoubtedly a ...
Highlighting Doctors Charter School cross-country
The Miami Herald - 9/25/2016 1:20:28 AM
The Doctors Charter School boys’ cross-country team won a 12-team meet at Greynolds ... sports events and teams have both mirrored and molded the development of the area. Miami Jai-Alai, featuring the “world’s fastest” ballgame, and Hialeah Park ...
Area Reform synagogues using new prayer book
Sun Sentinel - 9/27/2016 2:18:20 PM
This is the second year that the prayer book will been used in Reform congregations around the country. This prayer book is intended ... resonate with the way we think and live as Jews in a world that is very different from that of our ancestors."
Shizuoka: Where writers go to hide from the world
Japan Times - 9/23/2016 11:55:45 PM
During his 14 years in the country he became a Japanese citizen and even took ... Kansuke Naka (1885-1965) who fled to the area during World War II. As if the ghost of Hearn was watching, the kindly gents volunteered to take me round some sights of ...
Paris eyes nude area for naturists
travel.iafrica.com - 9/27/2016 9:03:23 AM
Paris could set up an outdoor naturism area as early as next summer, in a possible first for the capital of a country which is the world's top destination for clothes-free leisure lovers. Paris lawmakers voted late on Monday to approve a proposal by ...
Happy Centennial, Corsicana Country Club
Corsicana Daily Sun - 9/25/2016 5:59:38 AM
My parents were members of the club and in the summer they loved to join their friends for picnics in an area by the ... 1924 at the Corsicana Country Club. He quickly became involved at the club and it was he who first contacted world famous golf course ...
Arnold Palmer, ‘King’ of the PGA Tour who left lasting mark on golfing world, dies at 87
Washington Post - 9/25/2016 8:54:25 PM
Arnold Palmer, a Pennsylvania greenskeeper’s son who became one of golf’s most charismatic champions and made millions of dollars by turning his popular “everyman” image into one of the most lucrative sports brands in the world, died Sunday at ...