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
The Syrian people do not deserve what is happening in their country
CNN - 9/24/2016 5:03:33 AM
Shihan, a government-held area, used to be right on the front line ... And they don't deserve what is happening to their country. The problem is that Syria has become a battlefield for world and regional powers and that the warring factions hate each ...
World Homes to roll out national housing programme
Jamaica Observer - 9/25/2016 5:02:22 AM
Over the years the company has invested and developed many commercial, industrial and residential projects across that country, and has also constructed ... including the New Kingston redevelopment area. World Homes’ management team has combined ...
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 ...
Area Golf Notebook : Greatest golf champ? Kathy Whitworth
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 9/24/2016 10:14:21 PM
To help launch the World Golf Hall ... Wellesley (Mass.) Country Club. Quinn shot 164 to beat the 168 cut by four shots, and Caldabaugh shot 167. Both were eliminated in the first round of match play. The 14th annual Jacksonville Area Golf Association ...
The Hudson River Valley: Close by, but a world away
New Jersey Online - 9/24/2016 9:49:53 AM
A designated as a National Heritage Area, the Valley is steeped in steeped in ... Nearly 3,000 students from every U.S. state and 30-plus countries attend the CIA, considered the world's premiere cooking school. Dinner at the CIA was undoubtedly a ...
Where is the most expensive commercial rent in the country? Hint: It’s not New York
Denver Post - 9/25/2016 5:02:22 AM
On either side of the roughly 2-mile strip between Interstate 280 and Junipero Serra Boulevard, where many of the world’s top VCs hang their shingles ... company that has become a major tenant in the area, along with the increasing number of venture ...
Top 10 Best European Countries to Visit
howafrica.com - 9/25/2016 7:57:09 PM
These countries have world famous buildings and places ... Spain is an important country in Southern Europe. According to its area, it comes with the fourth number in Europe. Its two most important cities are Madrid and Barcelona. There are the Balearic ...
Highlighting Doctors Charter School cross-country
The Miami Herald - 9/25/2016 1:20:28 AM
The Doctors Charter School boys’ cross-country team won a 12-team meet at Greynolds ... sports events and teams have both mirrored and molded the development of the area. Miami Jai-Alai, featuring the “world’s fastest” ballgame, and Hialeah Park ...
World Leaders Meet to Finally Address Antibiotic Resistance Crisis
naturalsociety.com - 9/24/2016 7:36:52 PM
The World Health Organization’s (WHO ... calls for the creation of an interagency coordination group to initiate future action in this area. It also requires countries to develop a 2-year plan to protect the potency of antibiotics.
Climate Change May Cut the World’s Coffee Supply by Half
Nature World News - 9/23/2016 4:14:38 AM
According to a new report from The Climate Institute, an independent research organization in Australia, the global area suitable ... by developing countries and is worth around $19 billion worldwide in 2015. People all over the world are drinking around ...
Introducing Liberland, Europe's Newest Country
stratfor.com - 9/25/2016 12:54:49 PM
The Principality of Sealand, arguably the world's most famous self-proclaimed ... it and establish an independent country. Since the case of Liberland became famous, Croatian police have been deployed in the area and have arrested several people trying ...
Shizuoka: Where writers go to hide from the world
Japan Times - 9/24/2016 8:41:17 PM
During his 14 years in the country he became a Japanese citizen and even took ... Kansuke Naka (1885-1965) who fled to the area during World War II. As if the ghost of Hearn was watching, the kindly gents volunteered to take me round some sights of ...
Charmed by Zim village tour
herald.co.zw - 9/23/2016 11:05:38 PM
Lovemore Meya Lifestyle Correspondent The thought of visiting Zimbabwe for the first time might not entice a foreigner because of the negative publicity the country gets from the outside world ... they decided to visit the area to access progress made ...