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
Worst Countries For Deforestation By Woodland Area Losses
worldatlas.com - 8/31/2016 4:09:06 PM
The rainforests of Amazons have one of the richest biodiversity in the world, with an estimated 15,000 tree species ... Bolivia and Peru are two of the other seven countries where the rainforests of Amazon occur. Peru has the second largest portion ...
Zika around the world: Where do we stand?
CNN - 8/30/2016 11:16:48 AM
"If it's explosive in an area, then you can get an answer within ... for Puerto Rico to fight its epidemic. Other Caribbean countries also continue to battle Zika as their outbreaks continue. The World Health Organization says Martinique has 10 cases ...
8 Countries that Produce the Most Acid Rain in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 8/30/2016 5:26:03 AM
These 8 countries that produce the most acid rain in the world should really think about the environment ... There are some cases when these chemical compounds end up in a dry area. In this case, they get mixed with the dust and fall to the ground.
The Olympics, Just Like FIFA And Its Lauded World Cup, Are A Money Racket And Need Reform
Forbes - 8/31/2016 4:44:54 PM
the IOC picked an impoverished country, not carrying about the fiscal ramifications and real world societal effects on the Brazilian population, but only on filling its coffers. Even if the IOC wanted a certain aesthetic design for Rio and Olympic area ...
One of the World's Biggest Fisheries Is on the Verge of Collapse
National Geographic - 8/29/2016 11:39:28 AM
This is one of the world’s most important fisheries ... He champions the idea of a “peace park,” a kind of marine protected area where all countries would put a freeze on their claims and halt all activities, like island building, that bolster ...
Qatar- Traffic diversion on several streets in Industrial Area
MENAFN - 8/29/2016 1:55:28 PM
Doha: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that streets 658, 656, 654 and 660 in Doha Industrial Area will be closed from this evening ... Chooses ORION ERP Suite to Consolidate its Country Operations, MENAFN Press (MENAFN Press) After ...
Largest Countries in the World by Area
mapsofworld.com - 8/11/2016 11:56:38 PM
The map of the ten largest countries by area is an interactive map of the world showing the largest countries. Hover your mouse over each of the top ten countries to see their areas in square kilometers.
Southwest Still Geo-Blocking Multiple Countries
runningwithmiles.boardingarea.com - 8/31/2016 5:13:32 PM
This is a known issue with Southwest and is affecting many customers in countries around the world as Southwest is still geo-blocking multiple countries. Southwest said several months ago that they were aware of this issue and were “working on a fix”.
Afghan women's soccer team trains in Bay Area
San Jose Mercury News - 8/31/2016 4:27:35 AM
While some players still reside in Afghanistan, others live in Europe or other countries as ... experience in the Bay Area is very easy ... that's not true everywhere. But soccer is something that's happening all over the world. And it means something ...
World's first driverless taxi service plans to operate in 10 cities by 2020
Public Radio International - 8/29/2016 5:30:13 PM
said the firm is eyeing tests by early next year in three other Asian countries which he declined to name. He said an announcement of the test venues would be made within the next month or so. The company last week kicked off the world's first driverless ...
China's new plan to build a world-class aircraft engine
CNN Money - 8/29/2016 6:17:20 AM
China has set up a new state-owned aviation firm to help meet one its top tech goals: building a world-class aircraft engine ... and boosting its capabilities has been a priority as the country seeks to increase its military clout. Beijing's most recent ...
East Africa: TerraPay Expands Footprint in 32 Countries in Europe Through Acquisition of Pay2Global
AllAfrica - 8/31/2016 9:49:43 AM
Pay2Global is a regulated digital international money transfer company with passporting rights into the European Economic Area (EEA). One in five migrant ... scale its service footprint in the 32 countries of the EEA, accelerating growth by expanding ...
US to host world's largest conservation meeting
Phys - 8/31/2016 7:12:14 AM
Obama's visit—if it is not disrupted by Hurricane Madeline—comes on the heels of his move last week to expand the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the northwestern Hawaiian islands, making it the world's largest marine protected area.
What is the largest country by area in the world that borders only one other country?
answers.com - 8/24/2016 7:52:09 PM
Making the world better, one answer at a time. Canada is the largest country by area in the world that borders only one other country. Canada is the largest country by area in the world that borders only one other country.
Which is the smallest country in the world and what is its area in square kilometers?
www.quora.com - 12/7/2014 11:53:29 PM
The smallest sovereign country in the world is Vatican City with an area of 0.44 sqkm, followed by Monaco with an area of 2.02 sqkm. The next smallest after these two are mostly Pacific island states. Then you get into places like Bermuda (54 sqkm), San ...