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
160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup
Los Angeles Times - 4/18/2014 11:14:51 PM
Some worry that it will buckle under the pressure of thousands of visitors who will descend on the country in June for soccer's World Cup tournament. The country is struggling to finish transportation facilities and stadiums. Others say its experience ...
“Third world country road conditions”
mountainstatesman.com - 4/14/2014 12:35:21 PM
...Because of the growing concern with local roads conditions, the Taylor County Commission welcomed Monongalia County Commissioner Eldon A. Collen to a recent meeting to discuss his program. ... In doing so, Collen stated that the department of highways ...
10 of the world's longest bridges
CNN - 4/17/2014 11:16:02 PM
Longest ice bridge: Beaufort Sea Road, Alaska Length ... China still dominates. The country is home to three of the longest natural bridge spans in the world, including the 400-foot stunner over the Buliu River near the border of Vietnam.
Okpekpe Hooks Former World Cross Country Champion
This Day Live - 4/17/2014 10:40:14 PM
Former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Cross Country champion ... In fact our objective is to make it one of the biggest 10km road races in the world. We already probably have the largest prize money purse in the world,'Ali ...
Improving the condition of the M-03 highway and increasing road safety in Ukraine
The World Bank - 4/16/2014 7:10:51 AM
In close coordination with interventions from international funding stakeholders in other regions, this World Bank-funded project was designed ... elimination of a number of black spots on the country’s road network, as well as at contributing to ...
World travel: News affecting world travel
Chicago Tribune - 4/17/2014 8:52:52 PM
Nicaragua: Aftershocks continued to rattle the country after three earthquakes of magnitudes ranging ... Travelers should follow local news on road closures and transit disruptions. Chile: The port city of Valparaiso, 70 miles west of Santiago, was ...
Rankin trades Celtic for country
StarPhoenix - 4/14/2014 1:54:05 PM
But on his seventh solo record, Back Road Paradise, Rankin has gone unabashedly country, with a collection of songs that fit right in alongside the Blake Sheltons and Keith Urbans of the music world. He’s taking the album on the road with a guitar player ...
Powerplay: EA FIFA World Cup Brazil offers few gameplay twists
The Vancouver Sun - 4/18/2014 10:07:26 AM
There are two main ways to play, Road to the FIFA World Cup and Captain Your Country. Road to the Cup lets you take charge of any of the 203 accredited FIFA countries — yes, including Canada — and go through the qualifying process to get into the World ...
On the Road: A Travel Geography Quiz (PHOTOS)
The Weather Channel - 4/15/2014 11:54:12 PM
Even if airfare to Paris or Rome gouges too deep a hole in your wallet, you can still explore the world in the comfort of your own home and expand your knowledge of new places. Try taking our travel quiz in the slideshow above by guessing the country ...
This guy is taking the world’s longest road trip in an electric car
Grist - 4/15/2014 11:36:54 AM
Norman Hajjar Click to embiggen. Have you ever driven cross-country? What about twice, AND down both coasts? That’s what Normal Hajjar is doing in a Tesla Model S: covering almost 12,000 miles in an EV, just to prove it can be done. You’d think it’d ...
Edward Lucas; are we witnessing beginning of the World War III?
The Lithuania Tribune - 4/16/2014 9:44:10 PM
the outline of World War Three is taking shape. Whipped up by the Kremlin propaganda machine, and led by Russian military intelligence, people are erecting road-blocks, storming police stations, and ripping down their country’s flag. They are demolishing ...
'Glen Campbell …I’ll Be Me' world debut 2014 Annual Film Festival, Nashville
Examiner - 4/18/2014 2:36:28 AM
“Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me,” produced by actor/director James Keach, is hailed as a rollicking and poignant road movie that follows Campbell ... and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005. The 78-year-old Grammy winner who ...
DPWH to favor road rehab over preventive maintenance in next 2 years
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 4/16/2014 5:02:00 AM
The national road network had budget allocations ... improve further from its current 87th place in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report. From 114th in the 2010-2011 period, the country’s ranking improved by 27 notches in the ...
Former world champion joins Okpekpe race
Punch - 4/17/2014 10:47:24 PM
A former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Cross Country champion ... In fact our objective is to make it one of the biggest 10km road races in the world. Pamodzi Sports marketing has done well for adding value to athletics in ...
God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music
NPR News - 4/17/2014 4:06:32 PM
Country and the rock that intertwines with it bears a rich legacy of artists asking The Big Questions in warm, relatable accents, from Willie Nelson and his friends at the World Armadillo Headquarters ... in the garage or going down the road, until ...