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, 2012See also: Area map
Ski Hearth Farm – America’s Newest Cross Country Ski Area Set to Open This Season
northforkvue.com - 10/14/2014 9:58:34 PM
Ski Hearth Farm cross country ski area in historic Sugar Hill ... Sno-Engineering is now a world-wide leader in mountain resort industry. In 1939, the Hannah’s opened the farm for ski guests. Several items on the menu were raised on the farm and provided ...
Taliban kills Afghan official in country's south
Inside Bay Area - 10/14/2014 1:05:52 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official in Afghanistan says Taliban gunmen have killed a district chief and his security guard in the country's southern Helmand province. Omar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor of Helmand, says that an insurgent ...
NGO: Fighting Ebola in West Africa is 'a deadly race against time'
The Lead CNN - 10/10/2014 6:57:12 PM
Specifically countries such as Guinea, Sierra Leona and Liberia, some thousands of American troops are going to be deployed in that area, and international aid ... To date, the world's largest outbreak of Ebola has killed more than 3,400 people in Guinea ...
Cities & Sustainability – Joining Forces and Expertise at Microsoft and Around the World
blogs.msdn.com - 10/9/2014 1:07:38 PM
And while historically cities have been less involved at the UN level than country governments ... improve in this area. In many ways, this move reflects changes that have been recognized by many of the largest cities around the world.
Agriculture ministers: Ebola has devastated our countries
Agri News - 10/22/2014 11:47:47 AM
Sierra Leone was one of the three fastest growing economies in the world before Ebola. It was the 7th fastest growing country in terms of food production ... it was and came back to Sierra Leone." The area of Sierra Leone most devastated by Ebola is ...
World’s 10 worst airports
FOX News - 10/21/2014 1:50:40 PM
Vice President Joe Biden once called LGA a “third world country.” Sleeping in Airports also ranked ... In fact, all three major New York City metro area airports—Newark, JFK and LaGuardia--got bad marks. And Las Vegas’ McCarran, at number 9 ...
Singapore named Lonely Planet's No 1 destination for 2015: A look at other countries in top 10 list
The Straits Times - 10/22/2014 5:24:13 PM
Visit Fez, a labyrinth of markets and tanneries. According to Lonely Planet, it is the "world's largest living Islamic medieval city and most populous car-free urban area". - The country's evocative landscapes have not gone unnoticed. It's appeared in ...
GUESS | What is the country's oldest street? Clue: It's in Cebu City
interaksyon.com - 10/22/2014 7:01:27 AM
CEBU CITY -- Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will start a P5-million revitalization project for the country’s ... An all-in-one world class shopping, recreation, and business center, he added, will be established in the area. It will have fashionable ...
Play Ball: The Numbers Behind the World Series
Fox Business - 10/22/2014 5:28:24 AM
Baseball fans from across the country are expected to travel to Kansas City and San Francisco as the Royals face the Giants in Major League Baseball’s World Series ... Hotels and restaurants in the Kansas City area in particular are getting ready ...
Why For aren't there more countries in Epcot's World Showcase area?
Jim Hill Media - 10/12/2014 11:55:28 PM
Kathy T. writes in to say: In honor of the upcoming 25th anniversary of Epcot, I was wondering if you could share some stories about how that theme park actually came into being. Well, one part of the Epcot Center story that has (in my opinion, anyway ...
Pentagon: New airstrikes target refineries used by ISIS in Syria
CNN - 9/24/2014 11:33:52 PM
Even as the Security Council adopted a resolution drawn up by the United States addressing the growing threat posed by foreign fighters, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the world must act ... Didier Reynders said his country's parliament will ...
World response to Ebola was slow - Mahama
Ghana Web - 10/21/2014 11:23:19 PM
"Let me say that the situation with Ebola in the three affected countries is quite a serious one. Unfortunately the response by the rest of the world was quite slow. "As a result of the cultural practices and the peculiar nature of the area in which the ...
Four countries pledge to restore 30 million hectares of degraded lands at UN Summit
Mongabay - 9/25/2014 9:38:09 PM
In total this week's pledges add up to 33.7 million hectares, an area larger than Taiwan. "Today's pledges by countries in Africa and Latin America ... to understand the impact of human behavior on the world's public health, according to a new report.
Citizen's Voice - 10/22/2014 7:30:05 AM
Taylor Pawlik, daughter of Michael and Rebecca Pawlik, Shickshinny, has been named as Northwest Area’s Student of the Month ... to volunteer through Give Kids the World. She runs track/field and cross country, sings with concert choir, and has been ...
Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry
San Francisco Gate - 10/22/2014 7:40:14 PM
The company is not yet allowed to sell the cement, he said, adding that he has had to fend off impatient residents of the hard-hit area. Company driver Nafez ... envoys will soon start visiting wealthy Gulf countries to seek accelerated aid payments ...