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
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 ...
Canada Tops The World In Forest Degradation Thanks To Climate Change, Logging And Energy Development
Think Progress - 9/5/2014 3:13:51 PM
Canada leads the world in forest degradation ... These fires are likely converting areas that were once heavily forested into shrublands. Logging and road-building are the second-biggest causes of forest destruction and degradation, Lee said, and ...
Country singer Merle Haggard: still on the road
Monterey County - 9/11/2014 5:19:45 AM
At 77, he tours the country about two weeks each month and recently bought a new tour bus, a sign that he's not interested in retirement from the road. His band, the Strangers, now includes his wife, Theresa, and 21-year-old son Ben, as well as band leader ...
Houthi Rebels in Yemen Block Road to Sana Airport: Reports
RIA Novosti - 9/7/2014 5:20:19 PM
MOSCOW, September 7 (RIA Novosti) – Rebels from the Shiite Houthi movement have blocked one of the main roads leading to the international airport in Yemen’s capital Sana, as the country’s government refused to give in to the protesters’ demands ...
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 ...
World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Discussed Belarus Structural Transformation
The World Bank - 9/17/2014 8:54:33 AM
She was accompanied by World Bank Country Director for Belarus ... While in Belarus, Ms. Tuck will also travel to Gomel taking a road rehabilitated under the Road Upgrading and Modernization Project supported by the World Bank. This is the first official ...
Australian police foil public beheading plot by IS militants, 15 detained
Daijiworld - 9/18/2014 12:13:47 PM
Melbourne, Sep 18 (PTI): Australian police today made a series of arrests in a counter-terrorism operation after intelligence reports that the Islamic State supporters were planning a public execution in the country ... at Creek Road in Mt Gravatt East ...
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 1:05:09 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 ...
Muralist takes on Takoma, now ready to tackle the rest of the country with his art
Washington Post - 9/17/2014 11:46:21 AM
Ricks was working on a mural on the back side of 6925 Blair Road NW, a building that’s occupied by a liquor ... and Words Beats & Life Inc., says it represents what he thinks the world should really be about. “This particular piece is something near ...
Q&A: Lea Davison’s long road to mountain bike worlds
velonews.competitor.com - 9/17/2014 7:24:28 PM
If you asked Vermont native Lea Davison (Specialized), at the end of January, if she could imagine herself standing on the podium at the mountain bike world championships in ... stuck with me through this bumpy road. This support really makes a big ...
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.
World hunger: No reason for celebration yet, data masks real struggle – UN
RT - 9/16/2014 9:27:21 PM
While the number of hungry people across the globe has seen a sharp fall over the past decade, one in nine people throughout the world – 805 million – still ... of the population has access to a durable road. Asia, meanwhile, has the highest total ...