Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Roadways map
SelectUSA to organise road shows to attract investments
Economic Times - 9/22/2014 12:37:41 PM
COIMBATORE: SelectUSA, set up with an aim of showcasing the US as the world's premier business location, is organising road shows in several cities in the country in the first half of 2015, to attract and retain more investments from India, a top official ...
FRSC Corps Marshal confirms World Bank positive impact on Nigerian roads
World Stage - 9/22/2014 3:26:29 AM
WorldStage Newsonline—Nigeria’s Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi has described the World Bank-assisted Safe Corridor project in the country as a value- added impetus to road safety management and ...
Why innovation and start-ups are thriving in ‘flyover country’
Washington Post - 9/22/2014 6:54:05 AM
Now we have the premiere economy and lead the world. That didn’t happen ... I saw this firsthand when I traveled the country as chair of the Startup America Partnership, and more recently as we launched our Rise of the Rest road trip with visits to ...
Tough road ahead for Iraq leader al-Abadi; must unify divided country
Firstpost - 9/10/2014 3:19:15 AM
Baghdad: Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, has a daunting task ahead of him: With the world watching, the Shiite politician must unify a deeply divided country against Sunni militants who have seized much of its territory. First, though ...
Brad Paisley Announces 2014 Country Nation World Tour
Taste of Country - 5/15/2014 12:55:51 PM
Brad Paisley‘s revving up to hit the road for his 2014 Country Nation World Tour, bringing his hits to cities in the United States and Canada this summer. Paisley’s tour, sponsored by Kraft Cheese & Dairy brands, kicks off in the City of Brotherly Love ...
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country’s principal ... that if the current rise in road accident rates is not curbed, Saudi ...
Odisha Tourism road show at Bhopal to attract domestic tourists
Orissa Diary - 9/22/2014 4:09:26 AM
Located on the eastern coast of the country, Odisha is a tourists’ paradise and has ... culturally pleasing insight into one of the oldest civilizations of the World. The road show will benefit and provide information on Odisha Tourism to the tour ...
China, US, India push world carbon emissions up
Financial Express - 9/22/2014 12:23:22 PM
SummarySpurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year Have road map to channelise talent ... all saw their emissions jump. No other country came close in additional emissions.
9 of the world's greatest tunnels
CNN - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
Colorado's Eisenhower road tunnel is one of the world's highest, located 3,401 meters (11,158 feet ... "Despite being an expensive country, Norway builds some of the cheapest tunnels," says Alun Thomas, head of tunnels at engineering consultancy Ramboll.
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/24/2008 1:07:23 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
Bookstores live! Secrets of the stores saving the book world
Salon - 9/11/2014 10:59:11 PM
Their dispatches from the road begin here. When we left New York with nothing but an enormous summer’s sunbaked country on the other side of the windshield, and half a dozen readings on the calendar for the next week and a half, the main question we ...
World Bank announces its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/14/2014 8:31:25 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
'How I visited every country in the world - without a single flight'
Daily Telegraph - 11/29/2012 10:26:31 AM
This would be the first of many border crossings as I embarked on what I knew would be the biggest adventure of my life: the Odyssey Expedition, the first surface journey to every country in the ... but after 1,426 days on the road, on Monday I crossed ...
US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for
theguardian.com - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
A US ambassador to Kosovo, who lobbied for the construction of a $1bn road through the war-torn country, has taken up a post with the ... despite concerns from the IMF, the World Bank, EU diplomats, Feith, and the Kosovan government's own legal adviser.
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 12:50:50 AM
showing the world the road to change, and times when you think Brazil is a world-class catastrophe, the worst country, the country where everything goes wrong.” The experience of many Brazilians during the World Cup may be somewhere between elation and ...