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, 2012See also: Area map
Liberia quarantines area where new Ebola case appeared
FOX News - 7/1/2015 8:00:30 AM
The area is not near Liberia's borders with Sierra Leone and Guinea, neighboring countries that still have Ebola cases. The World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola-free on May 9, after it went 42 days without a new case. Liberia had been hardest ...
Digital India: World faces 'bloodless' cyber war threat, says PM Narendra Modi
Economic Times - 7/1/2015 8:32:07 PM
He promised government support to 'start ups' and said India has the potential of becoming the second country after the USA in this area. "We have to move from ... of a bloodless war are hovering" over the world. "The world is terrified by this....India ...
The Sepp Blatter era in world soccer is already ending. Fans may wind up missing him.
Washington Post - 7/1/2015 10:52:18 AM
We were standing in a scrubby field in a rural area south of Maputo ... Kenya Football Federation over soccer in the country. Either the United States, Japan or England will be crowned world champions this weekend, but that doesn’t mean to say that ...
Liberia Confirms Second Ebola Case After Country Declared Virus-Free
The Huffington Post - 7/1/2015 5:51:39 AM
MONROVIA, July 1 (Reuters) - Liberia confirmed a second case of Ebola on Tuesday just a day after authorities said they had detected a new case of the deadly virus previously thought to have been eliminated from the West African country, a senior health ...
Love your country, love your dog: Keep pets safe over July 4
The Seattle Times - 7/1/2015 8:21:59 AM
Plus, pet recovery services such as FindToto.com will call area shelters, vets and neighbors for a fee. These tools can’t help all animals — some are so scared they can actually drop dead. Wendy Wilson said her 15-year-old golden retriever named ...
US riding an indomitable defense into the Women’s World Cup final; By Steve Davis
World Soccer Talk - 7/1/2015 5:04:32 PM
They are perched on the edge of a Women’s World Cup crown – it would be the country’s first since 1999 ... If the contact didn’t occur inside the penalty area (and it did appear to), we are talking mere inches. Most referees would surely have ...
World faces 'bloodless' cyber war threat: PM Modi
Daily News and Analysis - 7/1/2015 4:28:45 PM
Promising government support to 'start ups', Modi said India has the potential of becoming the second country after the USA in this area. Talking about possibilities in the IT world, he said there could a situation wherein information could be stored in ...
Britain to decide on new Heathrow runway by end of year
Reuters - 7/1/2015 2:41:22 PM
Lawmakers broadly agree that the London area needs a new runway to remain economically competitive ... The Heathrow runway plan beat two other shortlisted options, another at Heathrow and one at the country's second largest airport Gatwick.
Ramblin' Rhodes: 7th Augusta Amusements season brings in big band, country, rock, more
The Augusta Chronicle - 7/1/2015 9:07:55 PM
Originally the movie version of the book had its world premiere in the Miller Theater and earned ... You might think that most of Deas’ audience members come from the Martinez and Evans area, but you would be wrong. “You would be surprised to learn ...
Attacks by Islamist militants in Egypt's restive Sinai region kill at least 50
CP24 - 7/1/2015 9:19:15 AM
Army checkpoints in the area routinely have between 50 and 60 soldiers. The IS statement said the two checkpoints were hit by suicide bombers. The attacks came just two days after the assassination in Cairo of the ... of the whole world, and fight the ...
Thailand lowers 2015 rice output forecast by over 2 mln tonnes
Reuters - 7/1/2015 10:16:31 AM
A drop in output in Thailand, one of the world's top rice exporters ... last week to delay planting their main crop in the fertile Chao Phraya River Basin area as the country battles drought in 16 out of 76 provinces. Although the wet or monsoon season ...
UN world heritage body warns of threat to Great Barrier Reef
News-Times - 7/1/2015 11:35:15 AM
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations says it is concerned about the state of the Great Barrier Reef and is urging greater efforts to conserve one of the most world's spectacular ... told the meeting that his country had "clearly heard" the committee's ...
Florida couple and four Yorkies bike through Cleveland on cross-country trip to honor brother’s memory
Your Houston News - 7/1/2015 7:49:10 PM
Florida couple and four Yorkies bike through Cleveland on cross-country trip to honor brother’s memory By ... on drug awareness put together by “The Foundation for a Drug Free World.” They are also giving out pamphlets to the public.
Collision again raises issue of concussions in World Cup
YAHOO - 7/1/2015 6:34:36 AM
MONTREAL (AP) -- Germany coach Silvia Neid said forward Alexandra Popp did not have a concussion after banging heads with U.S. midfielder Morgan Brian in the first half of the women's World Cup semifinal ... in the penalty area in front of the U.S ...