Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Waterways map
To Be or Not to Be Hamlet—in Almost Every Country in the World
Daily Beast - 4/26/2016 8:59:54 AM
After spending two years performing William Shakespeare’s Hamlet in almost every country in the world, the final curtain came down ... the famous open-air theatre on the South Bank of the River Thames, as part of his tour of the U.K. Ladi says ...
Bangkok’s River of Kings
New York Times - 4/28/2016 11:06:23 AM
It was by its shores that the sumptuous royal district was built in the 18th century and, although Thailand is one of the few Asian countries ... But after World War II, the focus of Bangkok moved north and east. The river districts fell into decay ...
Cross River Set For World Mayors Conference May 23
Leadership - 4/26/2016 11:51:42 AM
The Cross River Government says all is set for the hosting of the World Mayors-African Region Investment Conference ... a strong policy for economic development by most countries on the continent particularly, Nigeria. “The conference is to articulate ...
From the Tiber to the Ganges, volunteers gather to clean waterways
The Christian Science Monitor - 4/27/2016 9:44:39 PM
By the end of the '70s, efforts among various countries to clean up the Rhine coalesced as ... The Ganges is the fifth most polluted river in the world, yet provides water to more than a third of the Indian population. India's prime minister Narendra ...
Fires break out across Israel as country is hit by heat wave
YNET News - 4/26/2016 8:16:57 AM
Fires were reported all across the country, including in the Western Galilee between ... All visitors in the area, on the bank of the Jordan River, were evacuated. Firefighting teams also battled a bush fire at a junkyard on the eastern side of the village ...
The world's strategy against drug trafficking has completely failed — but governments won't adapt
The Business Insider - 4/27/2016 7:57:16 PM
Product moves over land north into China, or on boats down the Mekong River and throughout ... The drug can be shipped to countries like Australia, which offers the highest price per kilo of meth anywhere in the world, and sold for an enormous profit.
World Bank Boosts Support for Sustainable Forest Landscapes in Liberia
The World Bank - 4/27/2016 10:34:45 PM
MONROVIA, April 27, 2016 – The World Bank and the Government of Liberia today signed a US$36.7 million grant from the Government of Norway to support the country’s efforts ... Grand Kru, River Gee, Rivercess and Nimba counties. Minister of Climate ...
Botswana: What makes the world's most expensive safaris so special?
Irish Independent - 4/28/2016 1:08:04 PM
A Lion leaping through waterways of the Okavango Delta ... Tipped by Lonely Planet as the top country to visit in 2016, Botswana celebrates its 50th anniversary of independence this year. Whatever the occasion, loved-up couples are best avoided, and ...
Global Packaging Leader Sonoco Selects Chrome River for Cloud-based Expense Management
Business Wire - 4/26/2016 7:55:28 AM
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chrome River Technologies, a leading provider of expense management and supplier invoice processing software, today announced that Sonoco Products Company (NYSE: SON), one of the world’s largest consumer packaging ...
Liberia: World Bank boosts support for sustainable forest landscapes
en.starafrica.com - 4/28/2016 10:09:07 AM
The World Bank and the Government of Liberia Wednesday signed a $36.7 million grant from Norway to support the country’s efforts to improve ... Sinoe, Grand Kru, River Gee, Rivercess and Nimba counties. â€œThe Liberia Forest Sector Project is ...
Digital River Announces Winners of its 2016 Internet Commerce Excellence Awards
Financial Content - 4/28/2016 12:03:39 PM
Through these services, Digital River connects B2B and B2C digital products companies and branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world. Digital River is a registered trademark of Digital ...
Egypt looks to avert water crisis driven by demand, waste
The Sun Chronicle - 4/26/2016 7:55:28 AM
The plow could one day help Egypt alleviate water shortages that threaten to cripple the Arab world’s most populous country in the next decade ... Egypt has relied on the Nile, Africa’s largest river, since the time of the pharaohs.
Cameroon Fights Flooding By Turning Plastic Waste Into Jobs
AllAfrica - 4/26/2016 12:27:29 PM
Yaounde — Retired Cameroonian footballer Roger Milla is already famous for being the oldest goal scorer - at age 42 - in World Cup history ... is helping lessen the damage to the country's flood-prone political capital while also fighting youth ...
96 years since world recognition of Jewish rights to Israel
Arutz Sheva - 4/28/2016 8:14:35 AM
The San Remo Conference was an international meeting of four of the leading Allied powers of World War I, known as the post-World ... or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.” The international community – the Allies ...
Texas State Opera Theatre debuts world premiere of ‘Lady Bird’
San Marcos Mercury - 4/28/2016 2:26:48 PM
Video: Blanco River volume, velocity during Memorial Day weekend flood ... The event is supported by Hill Country Opera and Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts-Art Works.