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
Three promises made by 'Brexit' leaders that may not happen
USA Today - 6/28/2016 10:58:27 AM
said in an interview on BBC television that the U.K. should remain within the EU's European Economic Area or single market. The single market allows EU countries (plus non-members Iceland, Switzerland and Norway) to trade with one another without tariffs.
Severini's World Class Soccer School, in its 27th year, offering local summer camps
Main Line Media News - 6/28/2016 1:07:18 PM
The remaining July camps will be held at the Haverford Reserve area. The last camp will be held Aug ... and development that have attracted players from all over the country and the world, have specialized in high level training for the middle school ...
Syrian Troops Capture Important Area Near the City of Aleppo
New York Times - 6/28/2016 7:45:11 AM
troops now can fire upon and close the Castello road that links rebel-held parts of Aleppo with the rest of the country. State media aired footage from the area, showing Syrian army tanks and artillery pounding Mallah farms. Aleppo has seen some of Syria's ...
Robert J. Samuelson: World braces for Brexit consequences
The Spokesman-Review - 6/28/2016 7:02:14 AM
In 2016, it predicted that the world economy would grow 3 percent, the United Kingdom 1.7 percent and the euro area (the 19 countries using the euro) 1.6 percent. We don’t know how these figures will now be revised, but we do know the direction ...
The world's most remote community?
CNN - 6/28/2016 2:51:42 AM
Its low population, scarce resources, and searing sun -- temperatures often reach 50 degrees Celsius -- make it one of the last places in the world you'd expect to find ... without using expensive resources. The area's isolation only added to the ...
Utah Lions Rugby Academy take gold at United World Games
Deseret News - 6/28/2016 2:11:44 PM
The United World Games attracted more than 8,000 athletes this year from 42 countries across 10 sports ... a top German club from the Munich area. Again, the defense of the girls created turnovers on the Germans' mistakes, and the girls finished day ...
More blasts in Lebanese village hit by deadly bombings
The Bismarck Tribune - 6/27/2016 9:58:12 PM
Violence from the Syrian civil war has spilled over the border in the past, inflaming Lebanon's own political divisions and raising concerns over the more than 1 million Syrian refugees there, who now make up a fifth of the tiny country's population.
Funeral held in Missoula for World War II Doolittle Raider
Beaumont Enterprise - 6/28/2016 3:51:57 PM
First a B-1 Bomber from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota thundered northwest to southeast over Sunset Memorial Cemetery and the crowded grave site of David Thatcher, the penultimate Doolittle Raider from World War II. A B-25 from Seattle ...
Area’s public radio station adding to lineup
Limaohio - 6/27/2016 11:09:47 PM
“Mountain Stage” is recorded in front of a live audience and features performances from seasoned legends and emerging stars in genres ranging from folk, blues, and country to indie rock, synth pop, world music, alternative, and beyond. “The Moth ...
England out of Euro 2016, beaten by Iceland
Traverse City Record-Eagle - 6/28/2016 1:04:19 AM
This unexpected result for the country that invented the game came two years after England exited the World Cup in disgrace at the group ... getting time and space to shoot from just inside the area after intricate build-up play. England goalkeeper Joe ...
Businesses need not be overawed by legal disputes
Gulf News - 6/28/2016 9:39:43 AM
As economies grow and the world seems to get smaller ... Joint investments are another area where there disputes have increased. When oil prices were closer to $100/barrel, there was increased foreign investment into the region. Foreign individuals ...
Corbyn battered by MPs in no confidence vote, vows to remain
The Times of Israel - 6/28/2016 12:24:21 PM
Our people need Labour party members, trade unionists and MPs to unite behind my leadership at a critical time for our country.” British opposition ... about her experiences leaving the religious world. Her daughter Tami Montag had asked mourners to ...
Bernie, Bakken, and Electoral Delusion: Letting Rich Guys Ruin Iowa and the World
Counter Punch - 6/28/2016 9:03:55 AM
“Put a Mark Somewhere, Go Home, and Let Other Guys Run the World” The nation’s unelected dictatorship ... “the election frenzy…seizes the country every four years because we have all been brought up to believe that voting is crucial in ...
Religious restrictions among the world’s most populous countries
Pew Research Center - 6/28/2016 11:19:56 AM
When we analyzed religious restrictions imposed by government, China, the world’s largest country by population, had the highest level. For example, in Kashgar Prefecture, a largely Muslim area in the western part of the country, authorities forced ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 6/23/2016 11:57:29 PM
What if the world were rearranged so that the inhabitants of the country with the largest population would move to the country with the largest area? And the second-largest population would migrate to the second-largest country, and so on? The result would ...