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
Almost half the world will be online by end of 2016; poorer countries will lag, report shows
Reuters - 11/22/2016 5:55:16 AM
In the world's developed countries about 80 percent of the population use the ... The offline population is female, elderly, less educated, poorer and lives in rural areas, said the union, a specialized agency for information and communication technologies.
Netherlands and Belgium to end lawless border oddity by swapping land peacefully
Washington Post - 11/29/2016 10:54:47 AM
Last year, India and Bangladesh began the exchange of more than 160 enclaves — small areas of sovereignty completely surrounded on all sides by another country — and ending what may have been the world's weirdest border dispute after 70 years.
Sydney Anticipates Millions Of Visitors In The Country; Now Prepares For Tourist Wave
Travelers Today - 12/5/2016 3:09:32 AM
As a traveler, there are areas where smartphones can be of great use when you travel. Five Places In Cambodia That Proves It Is 'The World's Best Tourism Destination' Cambodia is an Asian country that has wonderful tourist attractions. Here are some places ...
One of World’s Most Wanted Hashish Smugglers Arrested in Morocco
New York Times - 12/1/2016 4:50:19 PM
PALERMO, Italy — One of the world’s most wanted ... where it includes an area contested by several armed groups, including the Islamic State. The Italian operation, which has expanded to include other European countries and the United States Drug ...
Thailand's south hit by deadly floods
Al JAZEERA - 12/5/2016 9:21:46 AM
The rain is the result of an area of low pressure circulating to the west of the country, above the Andaman Sea ... but posing a threat to the Andaman Islands. From World War II to Vietnam and Syria, drugs are often as much a part of conflict as bombs ...
Innovations in Large-Area Electronics Conference (innoLAE 2017)
printedelectronicsworld.com - 12/5/2016 12:03:25 AM
Innovations in Large-Area Electronics Conference (innoLAE 2017 ... Over 200 delegates from 88 different organizations in 11 countries attended innoLAE 2016, and the balanced participation from industry and academia makes the conference distinctive as ...
World’s First Gay Country Musician Finds Hope While Touring The Heartland
The Huffington Post - 11/30/2016 11:00:45 AM
Today, Haggerty’s listenership goes beyond those who identify as LGBTQ, and those who live in rural areas, hoping to seek out information ... reflecting now about how it came to be that I wrote the world’s first gay country album, it’s like, I ...
Countries With The Most Protected Lands (Percentage Of Area As Reserves)
worldatlas.com - 4/18/2016 11:57:01 PM
Excluding marine and inter-tidal areas conserved as such, these countries have the highest percentages of their respective terrestrial spaces protected as reserves. Satellite image of the New Caledonia Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Unveiled In India’s Kamuthi
International Business Times - 11/30/2016 2:03:53 AM
The area it covers has allowed it to surpass ... A plant of this magnitude reinstates the country’s ambitions of becoming one of the leading green energy producers in the world,” said Gautam Adani, Chairman of the Adani Group, according to Indian ...
What is the largest country by area in the world that borders only one other country?
answers.com - 11/16/2016 10:55:53 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.
What is the third largest country in the world by area?
funtrivia.com - 2/4/2016 11:58:52 PM
The United States ranks third by area, after Russia and Canada. According to this site of the top 10 is Russia, Canada with United States at third. Followed by China, Brazil, Australia, India, Argentina, Kazakhstan and Algeria. The CIA site fairly recently ...
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.
Legal raids in five countries seize botnet servers, sinkhole 800,000+ domains
Ars Technica - 12/1/2016 6:49:01 AM
"The operation involves arrests and searches in five countries," representatives of the FBI and US ... spanned over hundreds of thousands of compromised computers around the world. The Justice Department's Office for the Western Federal District of ...
Which is the smallest country in the world and what is its area in square kilometers?
www.quora.com - 12/3/2014 11:58:14 PM
The smallest sovereign country in the world is Vatican City with an area of 0.44 sqkm, followed by Monaco with an area of 2.02 sqkm. The next smallest after these two are mostly Pacific island states. Then you get into places like Bermuda (54 sqkm), San ...
The Best Countries for Americans to Visit by the End of 2016
MSN - 12/3/2016 1:38:51 AM
After visiting the stadium, there are other ancient architectural gems you need to visit, like the Parthenon and the Acropolis and history buffs will enjoy the many museums in the area ... country are endless. Buenos Aires is one of the world’s most ...