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
“Third world country road conditions”
mountainstatesman.com - 4/14/2014 12:35:21 PM
...Because of the growing concern with local roads conditions, the Taylor County Commission welcomed Monongalia County Commissioner Eldon A. Collen to a recent meeting to discuss his program. ... In doing so, Collen stated that the department of highways ...
160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup
Los Angeles Times - 4/19/2014 8:33:11 AM
Some worry that it will buckle under the pressure of thousands of visitors who will descend on the country in June for soccer's World Cup tournament. The country is struggling to finish transportation facilities and stadiums. Others say its experience ...
Improving the condition of the M-03 highway and increasing road safety in Ukraine
The World Bank - 4/16/2014 7:10:51 AM
In close coordination with interventions from international funding stakeholders in other regions, this World Bank-funded project was designed ... elimination of a number of black spots on the country’s road network, as well as at contributing to ...
10 of the world's longest bridges
CNN - 4/17/2014 11:16:02 PM
Longest ice bridge: Beaufort Sea Road, Alaska Length ... China still dominates. The country is home to three of the longest natural bridge spans in the world, including the 400-foot stunner over the Buliu River near the border of Vietnam.
Nigeria: Okpekpe Hooks Former World Cross Country Champion
AllAfrica - 4/18/2014 3:40:53 AM
Former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Cross Country champion ... In fact our objective is to make it one of the biggest 10km road races in the world. We already probably have the largest prize money purse in the world,'Ali ...
Qatar Cuts Number of World Cup Stadiums From 12 to 8 Due to Delays, Costs
Skift - 4/20/2014 12:56:52 PM
The Middle Eastern country was negotiating with FIFA, world soccer’s governing body ... Qatar plans to award $1.7 billion of road projects in coming months and will tender 20 others in the next two years, Jalal Yousef Salhi, director of infrastructure ...
Rankin trades Celtic for country
StarPhoenix - 4/14/2014 1:54:05 PM
But on his seventh solo record, Back Road Paradise, Rankin has gone unabashedly country, with a collection of songs that fit right in alongside the Blake Sheltons and Keith Urbans of the music world. He’s taking the album on the road with a guitar player ...
This guy is taking the world’s longest road trip in an electric car
Grist - 4/15/2014 11:36:54 AM
Norman Hajjar Click to embiggen. Have you ever driven cross-country? What about twice, AND down both coasts? That’s what Normal Hajjar is doing in a Tesla Model S: covering almost 12,000 miles in an EV, just to prove it can be done. You’d think it’d ...
The 1964 World's Fair may not have had the greatest new gadget to unveil — but Belgian waffles are nice
New York Daily News - 4/18/2014 5:42:35 AM
When old World’s Fairs sit around the porch at the Old World’s ... Especially to a new generation that was salivating to get on the road and test out those infinite possibilities they had grown up believing America promised. Ford still builds later ...
Edward Lucas; are we witnessing beginning of the World War III?
The Lithuania Tribune - 4/16/2014 9:44:10 PM
the outline of World War Three is taking shape. Whipped up by the Kremlin propaganda machine, and led by Russian military intelligence, people are erecting road-blocks, storming police stations, and ripping down their country’s flag. They are demolishing ...
World Cup adventure on ride to Rio
FIFA - 4/16/2014 12:25:49 PM
For the 31 sides that had to qualify to join hosts Brazil at this summer’s FIFA World Cup™, the world’s media often describe their hard work, sacrifice and determination on the road to Brazil ... I fell in love with the country, the people and ...
God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music
NPR News - 4/17/2014 4:06:32 PM
Country and the rock that intertwines with it bears a rich legacy of artists asking The Big Questions in warm, relatable accents, from Willie Nelson and his friends at the World Armadillo Headquarters ... in the garage or going down the road, until ...
'Glen Campbell …I’ll Be Me' world debut 2014 Annual Film Festival, Nashville
Examiner - 4/18/2014 2:36:28 AM
“Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me,” produced by actor/director James Keach, is hailed as a rollicking and poignant road movie that follows Campbell ... and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005. The 78-year-old Grammy winner who ...
World church leaders warn West on attacking Syria over chemical attack
Ecumenical News - 4/15/2014 11:58:22 AM
Church leaders from around the world are urging the major global powers not to rush ... Missionary International Service News Agency reported. "The only road to peace is dialogue," said Bishop Antoine, who lives in Aleppo, one of Syria's worst affected ...
New England Revolution's Jerry Bengtson hopes goal keeps him on road to World Cup with Honduras
Major League Soccer - 4/16/2014 3:10:27 PM
“I know that if I don’t get those minutes, it’s tough for the call-up for the World Cup. Things are going to get better.” The Honduras regular has scored 19 goals in 41 appearances for his country, a prolific run that contrasts drastically with his ...