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
Liberland: Hundreds of Thousands Apply to Live in the World's Newest—Very Tiny—Libertarian 'Country'
Alter Net - 4/24/2015 6:10:52 PM
Accessible only by car via miles of winding, dusty Croatian roads, Gornja Siga – current population ... applications – one every three seconds – from almost every country in the world. Prospective citizens are also offering Liberland their expertise ...
Auto drivers protest against Road Transport and Safety Bill
Daijiworld - 4/25/2015 1:51:59 PM
"This new rule is meant for the rich people and not for the poor people. This is not a capitalist country. Road Transport and Safety Bill-2014 will harm the future of India. PM Modi does not have any concern for people. Before bringing this kind of rule ...
2015 World Malaria Day: Invest In The Future; Defeat Malaria
Leadership - 4/25/2015 2:03:19 AM
As the world marks this year’s World Malaria Day,….looks at the ... This community lacks basic infrastructure and has no tarred roads or potable water. In 2013, the settlement was attacked by insurgents and is often under threat or attack due to ...
Kenya to begin the use of toll roads by 2017
Spy Ghana - 4/25/2015 10:10:04 AM
Kenya plans to introduce toll roads in 2017 in order to improve expansion and level of maintenance of roads in the country, officials said on Friday ... Nairobi Southern Bypass and Thika super highway. The World Bank is providing financial and technical ...
South Sudan opposition leader says his house is surrounded by security forces
FOX News - 4/24/2015 12:41:35 PM
JUBA, South Sudan – An opposition leader in South Sudan says his house in the capital was surrounded overnight by the country's security forces. Lam Akol told The Associated Press Friday that security operatives closed the two roads leading to his house ...
Calbuco volcano: Two earthquakes caused by fracturing rock, officials say
Los Angeles Times - 4/24/2015 3:44:43 AM
A missing hiker was found alive late Thursday as ash from Chile's Calbuco volcano continued to fill the air, piling on roadways and closing borders ... officials said. The country’s National Service of Geology and Mining said Thursday that the region ...
Virginia International Tattoo | A world of wonder
HamptonRoads.com - 4/24/2015 3:59:02 AM
"We've received some great stuff: their grandparents in World War II, people serving now, wedding photos," says Jackson, who has a brother in the Navy. "Hampton Roads doesn't need ... Established in 1819, it's the country's oldest professional orchestra.
Liberland: Could the world's newest micronation get off the ground?
CNN - 4/25/2015 7:39:45 AM
Established on the birthday of the American founding father, Liberland-- the world's newest micronation -- is founded ... which is heavily forested and contains only badly-maintained access roads and a run-down house, abandoned for decades.
Meet the eccentric president of Liberland, the world's newest micronation
Yahoo Finance - 4/25/2015 1:09:02 PM
(Facebook)Vít Jedlička is the president of Liberland.The president of Liberland, the world's newest micronation ... and infrastructure would be administered but expressed hope that roads, sidewalks, electricity and more would be handled by private ...
Vienna's Ringstrasse: Lord of the ring roads celebrates 150 years
CNN - 4/24/2015 3:54:51 PM
(CNN)Can a ring road be a thing of beauty ... But it also has the Ringstrasse -- born on May 1, exactly 150 years ago. On that day in 1865, the country's Emperor Franz Joseph, gazed upon the only structure in the city more elegant than his enormous ...
These Artists Helped Win World War II With Inflatable Rubber Tanks and Fake Artillery
Slate - 4/23/2015 9:22:20 AM
This week's edition—about the new book The Ghost Army of World War II—can be played below ... There was one cardinal rule about working with inflatables: never carry one across a road, or in any other place where you could be seen.
Nepal hit by 7.5 magnitude earthquake
Daily Telegraph - 4/25/2015 12:33:14 PM
More than 718 people across a swath of four countries were killed on Saturday - the majority in Nepal - following the worst earthquake in the country’s recent history ... including its ring road, were badly fissured. One truck stranded on raised island ...
40 years later, former Vietnamese refugees reflect on road to resettlement that led through Fort Indiantown Gap
Central Pennsylvania - 4/24/2015 5:53:34 AM
In the days, months and years after, hundreds of thousands asylum-seekers would flee the Southeast Asian country in desperation and uncertainty ... "That's a weird feeling." The road that brought Nguyen to the Gap led through the Philippines, then Guam.
State-by-state guide to America’s most spectacular natural wonders
New York Post - 4/24/2015 2:04:30 AM
to the breathtaking drama of Niagara Falls, N.Y., the country contains some of the world’s most incredible natural wonders ... The park’s most famous attraction is the Trail Ridge Road — the road at the highest elevation in the country.
25 least happy countries in the world
MSN - 4/24/2015 12:05:47 PM
In 1947, when LIFE dispatched Loomis Dean to photograph the people and animals that called the desert home, it seemed there were still more sheep in the roads than cars ... of more than 7.3 million birds in the country. It followed Wisconsin's action ...