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
Can You Guess Which Country Has the World's Largest Oil Reserves? (Hint: It's Not Saudi Arabia)
The Motley Fool - 2/27/2017 8:25:05 AM
Those oil resources, known as reserves, gave the country leverage because ... or a future president can open up these areas to future drilling. America has more recoverable oil than any other nation in the world, according to research from Rystad Energy.
American Birkebeiner, world's largest cross country ski race, canceled following days of warm weather, rain
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 2/24/2017 8:03:00 PM
Thousands of skiers and spectators from around the world were expected to come ... and the event has become an important part of the area's culture and economy. Last year, the race attracted skiers from 22 countries and 46 states. In 2016, the Hayward ...
Where the world’s refugees live
Washington Post - 2/22/2017 6:10:50 PM
As you might expect, many are centered in the countries that adjoin areas of conflict. While the United States ... The United States is the third-largest country in the world, according to estimates from the CIA World Factbook. Our relatively small ...
Croatian Country House / Architect Tomislav Soldo
homeworlddesign.com - 3/1/2017 4:36:38 PM
The genesis of this croatian country house might have a somewhat peculiar narrative ... of the region accepted and implemented into the design. With the gross floor area of 100m2 the house consists of a small storage on basement level, a living room ...
Fire destroys clubhouse at St. Charles area country club
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 2/18/2017 6:19:45 AM
CHARLES COUNTY • An early morning fire on Friday destroyed Bogey Hills Country Club’s landmark clubhouse, a meeting and socializing spot for decades for St. Charles area residents and ... that had been closed since World War II. The 9-hole operation ...
10-country summit in Pakistan ends on call for closer ties
San Francisco Gate - 3/1/2017 8:29:53 AM
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A regional economic summit in Pakistan on Wednesday concluded with participants pledging to collectively fight the "challenge of terrorism" and push for greater collaboration in areas of trade, energy and infrastructure development.
Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments
Rediff India Abroad - 3/1/2017 4:36:38 PM
These are just some of the moments that have been picked by the judges for the Sony World Photography Awards ... When the rains finally arrived thousands of Wildebeest migrated to the area. I positioned a remote flash in front of the herd and drove ...
The specter of famine: An impending crisis, made worse by war
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 2/24/2017 10:01:42 AM
People who are either involved in fighting or who are trying to live in areas that are being fought ... the Balkans and on the conflict horizon of the world. The circumstances of each of these particular four conflict countries are different, as is the ...
Largest Countries in the World by Area
mapsofworld.com - 2/15/2017 11:55:35 PM
The world's ten biggest countries by size are ranked based on information from the CIA World Factbook. The numbers shown are based on the total land area of each country, including both land and water areas within the international boundaries. Russia is ...
I'm a Silicon Valley liberal, and I traveled across the country to interview 100 Trump supporters — here's what I learned
Yahoo Finance - 2/23/2017 10:48:50 PM
So he spent months traveling the country, interviewing Trump supporters ... "The thing I'm most worried about is war and that he could destroy the whole world. I think I may have underestimated that risk because he is more of an alpha strongman that ...
Liberia: World Bank Approves Us$16m
AllAfrica - 2/27/2017 2:23:00 PM
World Bank Liberia Country Manager. It will address six priority investment areas in essential health services and health system bottlenecks including quality Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care including antenatal and postnatal care and child health ...
Ricky Skaggs headlines 27th annual Country in the Park
Tampa Bay Newspapers - 3/1/2017 2:17:39 AM
Country in the Park now draws attendees from municipalities throughout Pinellas County and across the Tampa Bay area, with attendance figures reaching ... In 1971, he entered the world of professional music full-time with his friend, the late country ...
Prospects for Tulsa-area outlet malls appear to be stalled
Tulsa World - 2/27/2017 3:41:45 PM
Simon Property Group, through a spokeswoman, declined repeated requests from the World to update the ... strongest economies in the country.” Things have changed quite a bit since then. The December 2016 Tulsa metro-area unemployment rate was 4.8 percent ...
Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 93rd birthday in opposition area
The Miami Herald - 2/25/2017 7:15:53 AM
The longevity of the world's oldest head of state is a source of heartache for Zimbabwe's splintered opposition and uncertainty for investors, leaving the economically struggling country in limbo ... promote tourism in the area. Mugabe's state security ...
Soon, a database of all zoo animals across the country
Times of India - 2/28/2017 7:33:48 AM
The accumulated database would be fed into the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) which is a unified global database on animal health and management that can be accessed by several member countries around the world." Besides, Singh said ...