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
On the Road: A UC Berkeley Grad Discovers a Wider World while Cycling Cross Country
Earth Island Institute - 7/3/2015 9:45:30 AM
A year ago, I was making arrangements with classmates at UC Berkeley to share one graduation gown. Since our commencement ceremonies were held on different days, it seemed wasteful for each of us to buy a gown that we would only wear for one evening.
Deciding on the road not taken in Afghanistan
Los Angeles Times - 7/3/2015 9:12:42 PM
considering the cost of the thrice-weekly flights — requires choosing between two of the most dangerous roadways in the war-racked country. The once relatively safe northern route entails a six-hour journey across the scenic landscapes of Parwan province ...
Pakistan now among 95 countries to have met sanitation MDG: UN report
Dawn - 7/3/2015 11:11:24 AM
“Toilet use is becoming the new norm in rural Pakistan. A country on the road to modernity with unprecedented uptake of toilets, has met the sanitation MDG. I would like to congratulate the Government of Pakistan and its development partners on achieving ...
South Africa In BRICS -- A Brave New World
Forbes - 7/2/2015 8:02:18 PM
African countries, for example, will now have the option of ignoring the IMF and the World Bank and applying directly to the ... Without power, potable water, all-weather roads and other basic infrastructure, economic growth will be impossible.
The Economist online - 7/3/2015 10:57:05 AM
If American roads were as safe per-mile-driven as Ireland’s, the number of lives saved each year would be equivalent to preventing all the murders in the country. In most of the rich world, far fewer people die in road accidents these days; cars are much ...
Paul Riley's notebook: Analyzing the matchup for the Women's World Cup final
OregonLive - 7/3/2015 12:08:40 PM
Women's soccer is taking center stage worldwide this month as the top countries in the world go head-to-head ... I think this epitomizes the U.S. team's road to the World Cup final vs. Japan. Early in the tournament the U.S. team looked meek, predictable ...
Country music finds a home in Kenya
San Francisco Gate - 7/3/2015 11:14:24 PM
American country music has found audiences around the world, introduced by U.S. soldiers to Japan ... Country music’s stories of love, family, chivalry, the land, faith, roads and working-class life resonate with many people here, said David Kimotho ...
The 10 Best & 10 Worst U.S. States to Visit on a Road Trip This Summer
Alter Net - 7/3/2015 8:36:55 PM
Or maybe you're finally ready to make that most epic journey: The cross-country ... of the open road. As Kerouac wrote in his Beat classic, "I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly ...
Open Mind for the Off-Road: Tripology Adventures' Journey by 4x4 Jeep to Greece
Examiner - 7/2/2015 10:58:17 AM
Every country start with local stories." Indeed, when we arrive at each hotel (four different hotels in the six days of our road trip, plus a night in Athens ... mountain passes - even along a section of a World Rally Route (albeit at decidedly slower ...
BMW begins road tests of fuel cell car developed with Toyota
Automotive News Europe - 7/2/2015 12:38:30 PM
“Technically, we’re ready to put fuel cell cars on the road, but so far it remains too expensive,” Ruecker said. “Making fuel cell technology a reality is a task not just for carmakers, but for the whole of society.” By the start of 2018, the ...
After world odyssey, a couple returns home
The Pike County Courier - 7/3/2015 10:06:59 AM
They decided “to throw caution to the wind” and dedicate an entire year to traveling the world ... on the road with them. They didn’t know that half their marriage would be spent living abroad, working in nearly two dozen countries covering ...
Flood-damaged roads in Edmond will be open by the 4th
KOKH FOX 25 - 7/3/2015 6:32:14 AM
Roads in Edmond plagued by sinkholes are expected to be back ... to address what critics say is the epidemic of gun violence in an allegedly advanced country. WASHINGTON (SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP) - The deaths of nine church members in Charleston, South ...
Gorgeous maps show the most expensive painting in each country
Washington Post - 7/1/2015 7:10:24 AM
Whether you travel the world to look at famous ... and they are still missing data for some countries. If you have more up to date information, they invite you to write in. You might also like: -Map: Every single road in the U.S., in mind-boggling detail ...
Eyes of the World
POWERLINE - 7/3/2015 1:05:56 PM
The shows are advertised as a fiftieth anniversary celebration, but Tracy Swartz puts it this way in the Chicago Tribune: “It’s the end of the road for the Grateful Dead ... but also of country and blues, in their best albums and in their live ...
Greece's debt-crisis road is long and winding
azcentral.com - 7/2/2015 10:43:58 AM
European Central Bank and European Commission before their country can receive much-needed aid. But even that, for Greeks (and interested observers), is not a straightforward proposition because the ballot-paper question they will be asked to answer is far ...