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 most innovative countries in the world in one map
Market Watch - 2/15/2017 3:02:53 AM
It may not be the most prosperous nor the smartest country on earth, but the U.S. leaves the rest of world in the dust in one important area—innovation. The map of the most innovative countries—as measured by the number of patents filed—shows that ...
Los Angeles Is the Most Clogged City in the World: Traffic Study
NBC Bay Area - 2/20/2017 9:19:20 PM
The U.S. had half the cities on Inrix's list of the top 10 most congested areas in the world and was the most congested developed country on the planet, Inrix found. (See the 10 most congested American cities below.) U.S. drivers averaged 42 hours per year ...
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 ...
International concerts, crafts make world of difference
Chron - 2/20/2017 4:40:09 PM
In future years, a specific country will provide the focus for each year's festival. Also, in the future, four areas of activities will be part ... Representatives of Houston's nine Sister Cities around the world also will participate.
Chicago's traffic not the worst in the world, but it's close
abc7chicago.com - 2/20/2017 12:43:56 PM
... areas in the U.S. The U.S. had half the cities on Inrix's list of the top 10 most congested areas in the world and was the most congested developed country on the planet, Inrix found. U.S. drivers averaged 42 hours per year in traffic during peak ...
Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan's domestic tourism
Reuters - 2/20/2017 6:20:22 PM
It is also easier for Pakistanis to explore their own country than holiday abroad ... Last summer, visitors to cool northern areas slept in cars as budget hotels sold out, say tourist guides. Guesthouses are now popping up along roads to Pakistan's ...
Medical support in interior forest areas
NYOOOZ - 2/20/2017 6:49:00 PM
Summary: Apollo Hospitals Foundation reaffirmed its commitment to wildlife protection by collaborating with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to provide primary healthcare facilities in the remotest forest areas of the country. As part of the agreement signed on ...
DC Area 6th On List Of Worst Commutes In Country
NBC Washington 4 - 2/21/2017 12:25:27 AM
A study by the traffic tracking group INRIX said the D.C. region has the sixth worst traffic congestion in the U.S. and the 15th worst in the world. It's costing people both time and money. However, there is one improvement. News 4's Transportation ...
No surprise here: Los Angeles is the world's most traffic-clogged city, study finds
Los Angeles Times - 2/20/2017 4:18:41 PM
The U.S. had half the cities on Inrix's list of the top 10 most congested areas in the world and was the most congested developed country on the planet, Inrix found. U.S. drivers averaged 42 hours per year in traffic during peak times, the study found.
The Largest Countries in the World
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 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. Kazakhstan’s 2.72 million square kilometers stretch over vast plains and highlands. A cool and dry, but not quite ...
Likud minister: Countries want to know how to deal with terror
Arutz Sheva - 2/20/2017 11:03:43 AM
"Not a week goes by without a minister of member of parliament from another country reaching out to me to learn ... and attack Israel in the international area, while the world put pressure only on Israel... The Palestinians must understand that time ...
War-ripped South Sudan declares famine deemed by aid groups to be ‘man-made’
Japan Times - 2/21/2017 5:33:15 AM
JUBA – South Sudan on Monday declared famine in some parts of the country, with more than three years of war ... erupted more than three years ago,” said a statement by the World Food Programme (WFP),UNICEF and the Food and Agricultural Organization ...
The Bully Brothers: Why World Should Be Happy About Fake Cold War – OpEd
Eurasia Review - 2/20/2017 6:31:42 AM
While most media outlets all over the world sit enraptured with and concerned over each new episode of Cold War 2.0, the majority of countries do not seem to ... air force has indiscriminately bombed areas of Syria that were purely civilian, thereby ...
Baltimore-based World Relief to lay off 140, close Glen Burnie office after Trump's refugee order
The Baltimore Sun - 2/16/2017 4:13:17 AM
World Relief will close five offices ... The organization opened additional offices across the country to prepare for the 110,000 refugees who were to be admitted into the U.S. in the 2017 fiscal year under a plan by President Barack Obama, she said.
1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF
The New Indian Express - 2/21/2017 5:47:34 AM
Fews Net, the famine early warning system, said some remote areas of Nigeria's Borno state are already affected ... has just been declared in parts of Unity State in the north of the country, where 20,000 children live. UNICEF director Anthony Lake ...