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
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
Country Confusion Keeps Ebola-Fearing Tourists Out of Africa
Bloomberg - 8/28/2014 10:39:59 PM
Another friend responded to that comment with a Google Maps link that showed Uganda’s capital, Kampala, and Nigeria, the closest nation affected by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, are 4,900 kilometers (3,045 miles) apart by road. That’s about the ...
Road like 'third world country' after incessant fly-tipping
This is Local London - 8/13/2014 3:59:37 AM
Continuous fly-tipping has left a road "looking like a third-world country", causing misery to those who live on it. Carterhatch Road, in Enfield Wash, has been subject to incessant fly-tipping for several years, leaving people who live closest to the ...
The Muntz Road Jet: America's first personal luxury car
Examiner - 8/29/2014 4:26:34 PM
In the absence of any new car production during World War II, Earl saw a golden opportunity and ... Earl was now the manufacturer of the Muntz Road Jet. Kurtis’ design was lengthened and a back seat was added prior to production. The first 29 cars ...
Extended interview & video: Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie and Tae take on bro country trend with "Girl in a Country Song"
Oklahoma News - 8/29/2014 6:28:16 PM
A little more than a year after relocating to Nashville, Tae Dye, 18, of Ada, and Maddie Marlow, 19, of Sugarland, Texas, are rocking the country music world by refusing to be ... “It had cutoffs, bare feet, dirt road, trucks … all that fun stuff.
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 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 ...
Asian drivers don't know road rules, says LNP MP Vaughan Johnson
theguardian.com - 8/27/2014 11:52:46 PM
He said driving conditions in Australia were different to those in other parts of the world and some foreign drivers, particularly those of Asian descent, did not understand the road rules even in their own country. “I’m not against Asian people ...
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 ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...
The rallies coincide with rival protests staged by thousands of Shiite Houthis
worldbulletin.net - 8/29/2014 2:03:24 PM
Tens of thousands of pro-government Yemenis on Friday staged protests in capital Sanaa and other cities to call for "national unity" and protest recent violence in the country ... in the capital took place on Road 60, the site of anti-regime protests ...
'A global tragedy' in the making? Thailand plans highway expansion through World Heritage Site
Mongabay - 8/29/2014 9:55:51 PM
The complex is also a key watershed for the country ... has been classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site. However, this is not stopping development of the area. Now, the Thai government is planning major expansions to a road that bisects the complex ...
Much War And Little Peace: Estonia’s Long Road To Find An Identity
The St.Kitts Nevis Observer - 8/29/2014 4:40:53 PM
TALLINN, ESTONIA: Beyond a doubt, there are few places in today's world where history has imposed so many dark ... This could include crop harvesting, domestic services, road building, tree cutting, even fighting an enemy if required.