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, 2014See also: Roadways map
Don’t drive in these European countries
Washington Post - 4/30/2016 3:54:30 AM
LONDON — Much of Europe might like to present itself to the world as a unified continent ... is among the safest European countries for drivers. Road infrastructure and safety investments may be more important factors. Many Eastern European countries ...
WHO Presses Asian Countries to Cut Road Deaths in Half
Voice of America - 4/18/2016 2:21:22 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) is pressing Asian countries to cut their road death and injury toll in half by 2020. A 2015 study from Chalmers Technical University in Goteborg, Sweden, covering 24 Asian countries encompassing 56 percent of the world's ...
China's bold gambit to cement trade with Europe--along the ancient Silk Road
Los Angeles Times - 5/1/2016 11:02:49 AM
China has announced similar headline-grabbing contract deals in countries including Pakistan and Kazakhstan. Beyond securing more oil and other resources, Miller said China wants to use One Belt, One Road to boost trade with its western provinces and ...
Why the country most poisoned by Chernobyl is going nuclear
BBC - 4/30/2016 12:12:36 AM
But despite being devastated by the fallout from the world's worst civil nuclear disaster, the country is now building its own nuclear ... You can drive for miles along straight, often near-deserted roads, guarded by forests on each side, white tree ...
Bangladeshi bloggers: What we want the world to know
CNN - 4/29/2016 12:13:47 AM
In the last two years, at least eight atheists and gay rights campaigners have been killed in attacks in the majority Muslim country. CNN approached three bloggers who know their lives are at risk to ask what they wanted the world to know. For their own ...
The Weird Reasons Why Different Countries Drive On Different Sides Of The Road
Jalopnik - 5/1/2016 2:01:46 PM
Visiting a country that drives on the opposite side of the road from your own tends to bring a bit of an ... If everyone still carried samurai swords too, the world would be a much cooler—but perhaps more dangerous—place. If you have suggestions ...
Hindu tailor hacked to death by unidentified men in Bangladesh
Firstpost - 4/30/2016 6:06:21 PM
Dhaka: A Hindu tailor was hacked to death by unidentified men near his workplace on Saturday in north Bangladesh, the latest in a series of brutal attacks on intellectuals, activists and minorities in the Muslim majority country. Nikhil Chandra Joarder ...
The experiments providing homes around the world
The Guardian - 4/30/2016 11:06:59 PM
Innovation and big, bold ideas are required as much now as in the postwar years in Britain, when conditions across the country for too many were shockingly ... Landscaping and final road provision is only undertaken after the completion of all individual ...
China’s Rise And What It Means For The World – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 5/1/2016 8:25:20 AM
However, while there are those who welcome China’s rise, there are those who find it discomforting and this can be largely attributed to different views on how the country will behave after it has restored its “Middle Kingdom” world status – after ...
Nigeria Tasks African Countries on Trade Development
This Day Live - 4/29/2016 2:18:28 PM
He noted that the ports alone were not enough to connect to the markets, adding that other modes, including road ... economic arteries of countries and regions, he said the network of transport routes and facilities all over the world can be likened ...
Today’s World Laughter Day! These stand-up comedians will make you LOL
Hindustan Times - 5/1/2016 9:36:55 AM
Since they basically gate crashed our roads. •Honestly #GameOfThrones has shocked ... New Zealand voted the best country in the world. Congrats, New Zealand. You just got 20 Lakh new Indian immigrant applicants. •Biopics on Dhoni, Azhar, Sachin.
Following The Rock 'N Roll Model, Breweries Take Their Shows On The Road
Forbes - 4/30/2016 10:52:40 PM
Why would the billionaire CEO of a U.S. craft brewery travel, Merry Prankster-style, 4,800 miles cross-country by bus to personally introduce himself to more than 700 small brewers and 22,000 fans? Then, after 16 days, one side-of-the-road breakdown and ...
2016 World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
Examiner - 4/28/2016 8:57:32 AM
Close Chiropractic Office, 240 Beacon Lite Road, Monument ... This event, started by Bill Douglas, has spread around the world as people do taiji and qigong at 10am in time zones in over 110 countries!! Join the wave! Followed by a full-day Qigong workshop ...
Motocross Film 'Miles' Lands U.S. Home With Open Road
Hollywood Reporter - 4/28/2016 6:37:21 PM
Oliver Daly will direct the project, which is based on his original short film that is set in California’s teenage off-roading motocross world. Open Road Films ... movie to audiences around the country,” stated Open Road Films CEO, Tom Ortenberg.
Why it’s imperative for Road Safety Bill to go through in Budget session
The Economic Times - 4/29/2016 5:57:23 AM
every road crash death in India costs the country 70 times the GDP per capita, and every serious injury costs 17 times the GDP per capita. At 2014-15 figures of GDP per capita published by the World Bank, the total loss of economic productivity stands at ...