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
Vietnam World's Fifth Happiest Country, For Now
Forbes - 7/25/2016 9:14:51 AM
This measure of consumption gauges the land area needed to produce the resources to sustain ... At the same time there is also a widening gap in wealth and opportunity in the country. A 2014 World Bank report found the instances of income inequality ...
Suspected militant killed by police in Bangladesh was American
FOX News - 7/28/2016 2:33:25 PM
Rouf had moved with his family to the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst in 1999, then moved to the San Francisco area, his father ... there are no signs of the group having any existence in the country. Instead, the government says local militant groups including ...
Malawi: Farmers World in Soil Testing, Customising Fertilizers
AllAfrica - 7/29/2016 10:21:42 AM
According to Farmer's World Area Manager Kumbukani Munthali ... and 10 percent in income contributing to improved food security for the farmers and the country as a whole," said Munthali. Munthali added that there will be collection of soil samples ...
Bay Area girl baseball players inspired by Hillary Clinton
ABC7 News - 7/27/2016 8:22:22 AM
"Both Hillary Clinton and Baseball for All are trying to make females more relevant in the world and more respected," she said ... Nearly 200 participants from across the country are competing in a game they love but are often discouraged from playing.
World surf contest coming to Costa Rica's Zika hotspot
France 24 - 7/29/2016 3:12:12 AM
Next month, international surfers converging on a popular Costa Rican beach for the World Surfing Games will be facing ... making it the worst-hit area of the country. Local authorities have bought equipment to fumigate spots where mosquitos -- the main ...
Area Sports Briefs: Rowan Little League 12U girls romp in first regional game
Salisbury Post - 7/29/2016 4:38:06 AM
The Rowan team has many of the girls who were World Series champs last summer ... McArthur and Northern Guilford’s Kim Furlough for the girls. Local golf The Country Club of Salisbury hosted the inaugural Challenge Cup. Participants were from the ...
World Hepatitis Day: Hepatitis C affects 12 million people in India
Hindustan Times - 7/28/2016 10:22:53 AM
Yet, despite the alarming statistics, we, as a country, have not undertaken enough clinical research in this area. We need treatment regimens ... relative to the trials being done in the rest of the world. Also, it is not our objective to be the No 1 ...
Suburban 16: Power rankings of area athletes on next level
lakecountrynow.com - 7/28/2016 10:51:31 AM
But there's at least one discussion that seems fair — which area athletes are the biggest right now? Looking at graduates from the high schools we cover in the Lake Country/Now Newspapers ... he's still ranked 120th in the world in men's tennis.
7 things to know now: Clinton nominate; Chandra Levy; world set to end today (not)
Atlanta Journal Constitution - 7/29/2016 11:18:58 AM
Hillary's speech: Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination for president from the Democratic Party Thursday night, asking supporters and those on the other side to come together for the good of the country ... found in a remote area of a D.C. park.
In Frank Lloyd Wright Country, Architecture and Apple Pie
New York Times - 7/28/2016 10:08:34 AM
This house would become Fallingwater, perhaps Wright’s most iconic design, and one of 10 structures by him that the United States nominated last year to become Unesco World Heritage sites ... south of Pittsburgh. The area, branded the Laurel Highlands ...
Bay Area girls stream into summer coding camps
Phys - 7/28/2016 8:59:58 PM
As hundreds of programs like the one at San Jose-based Adobe attract record numbers of students around the Bay Area and beyond ... cities around the country, is emblematic of what's happening in the larger campaign to level the tech world's playing ...
World experts gather in Lowcountry to discuss mental health
WMBF NEWS - 7/28/2016 6:01:00 PM
Dr. Jamie Marich, Ph.D., a psychotherapist and trauma expert based out of Ohio, says the amount of trauma involved incidents around the world continues to grow. She cited the tragedies in Florida, Germany, Texas, and even the Charleston area.
S. Bossier braces for Garth Brooks World Tour: What you need to know
KSLA 12 - 7/29/2016 10:21:42 AM
The Garth Brooks World Tour has arrived in Bossier City, and that means South Bossier will be packed for the 3 concerts this weekend. The country music legend and ... If you plan on attending or will be in that area, here's what you need to know: Friday ...
Country to tap into rich blue carbon potential
The Jakarta Post - 7/27/2016 11:31:28 PM
As an archipelagic country located along the equator at the heart ... Although they only take up a small percentage of global coastal area (about less than 0.2 percent of the world’s oceans), they are responsible for more than 10 percent of all carbon ...
Getting stopped by police in Japan – how often does it happen (and why?)
Japan Today - 7/28/2016 10:18:42 PM
Japan is not without its random, unpredictable crimes, but in general it’s one of the safest countries in the world. Rates of theft and violent ... If you’re an unfamiliar face in their patrol area, they may just want to know what you’re doing ...