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
Which countries would fit inside Nevada?
Reno Gazette-Journal - 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
ECUADOR. The country, encompassing 106,889 square miles, currently ranks as the 73rd largest in the world by area. If Nevada were a country, its 110,571 square miles would assume that ranking. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/2doLVHI
Seattle region boasts 5th best life sciences market in the country, study says
Geek Wire - 9/29/2016 10:55:32 AM
Seattle boasts the fifth strongest life sciences market in the country, according to a new report from Jones Lang LaSalle, led by world-renowned institutions ... the San Francisco Bay Area; Raleigh-Durham and San Diego. Life sciences makes up Washington ...
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 ...
B.C. woman hunts for missing toddler taken from country by estranged wife and sperm donor
National Post - 9/30/2016 9:42:46 AM
Also on board WestJet Flight 0022 was Etchells’ old chum and new love interest, a South African man named Marco van der Merwe, and a second child named Marcus, a son born to Etchells and van der Merwe just a month earlier in a Victoria-area hospital.
Russia sends more warplanes to Syria amid world anger at "barbarous" strikes
Reuters - 9/30/2016 11:01:31 AM
Western countries accuse Russia of war crimes ... A Syrian military source said government forces captured several buildings in the area and were "continuing to chase the remnants of the terrorists fleeing them". One of the rebel officials said government ...
Old vaccine brings India new hope to eliminate leprosy from the country
newsgram.com - 10/1/2016 5:38:12 AM
Following a declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO), India has been officially counted as a leprosy-free country since 2005 ... who runs a leprosy care NGO in a leprosy-endemic area of West Bengal’s West Midnapur district, told VOA.
Airports Around The World Keen On Getting More Connections To China
Forbes - 9/30/2016 1:28:51 AM
of floor space, making it the world’s largest building in terms of floor area. In 2018, Chengdu will become the third ... Chengdu therefore will probably soon be seen as becoming the country’s fifth first tier city. Direct air links to China were ...
Pope Francis Travels to Caucasus to Underscore Area’s ‘Ancient Christian Roots’
Breitbart News - 9/30/2016 3:40:41 PM
Pope Francis set off on a three-day trip to the former Soviet republics of Georgia and Azerbaijan Friday, in what Vatican officials have described as a mission to promote “peace and reconciliation” in a troubled part of the world. In June, Pope Francis ...
Four SAARC member countries including India decided to boycott the Summit in Islamabad
Jagran Josh - 9/29/2016 5:47:44 AM
Four SAARC member countries, namely India, Afghanistan ... Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It comprises 3% of the world's area, 21% of the world's population and 9.12% of the global economy as of 2015.
Russia sending more warplanes to Syria as world anger grows over 'barbarous' strikes
Channel News Asia - 9/30/2016 2:29:06 PM
MOSCOW/BEIRUT: Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to further ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries ... in the area and were "continuing ...
Bad Loans, Infra, Technological Hurdles Hurt India's Competitiveness: World Economic Forum
NDTV - 9/28/2016 11:11:02 AM
While India moved up 16 positions -- highest for any country -- to 39th place on the global competitiveness index released by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF), it warned that financial market development is one grey area hindering India's ...
Remembering World War I- Avon "Hears the Call"
Courant - 9/30/2016 5:20:54 PM
(Hartford, CT ) 2017 year marks the 100th Anniversary of this country's entry into World War One. In an effort to help preserve ... On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., area residents can bring in their photos, letters, and other ...
What is the largest country by area in the world that borders only one other country?
answers.com - 9/21/2016 5:28:35 AM
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.
From brash fun of Atlantic City to the tranquil world of Amish country… get yourself on a US road trip
www.thesun.co.uk - 10/1/2016 1:20:30 AM
One of the most historic cities in the country, Philadelphia is where America’s independence ... Whisky lovers should head to Time, home to more than 200 brands from around the world, while Vesper has its origins in a speakeasy, the establishments ...
Largest Countries in the World by Area
mapsofworld.com - 9/4/2016 11:56:48 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.