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, 2012See also: Waterways map
World's Largest Silver Producing Countries: Australia
Forbes - 7/17/2014 11:12:30 AM
billed as the world’s largest silver and lead producing mine. The rest is a result of silver production as a by-product, with Wonawinta being the country’s largest primary silver producing mine. Roseberry Base, Broken Hill and McArthur River are all ...
FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup
AOL - 7/25/2014 9:58:35 AM
Russia is due to host the 2018 rendition of the massive soccer tournament -- seen as the country's most ambitious project ... one of the future venues of the 2018 World Cup, in the Volga River city of Samara 868 km (539 miles) southeast of Moscow, on ...
Forgotten Walt Disney World: River Country
pjmedia.com - 6/26/2013 11:58:05 PM
The Weather Channel has run a fascinating feature on weather.com: a photo gallery of “Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks.” The post lives up to its name — the photos show an eerie emptiness to the parks, which run the gamut from a park decimated by ...
Interdean supports innovative plans to redevelop Singapore’s waterways
University Chronicle - 7/23/2014 8:56:32 AM
If they can prove to be self-sufficient and the waterways remain protected ... how important self-sufficiency is to the country. The floating pods are yet another example of why people from all over the world are continuing to relocate to Singapore.’
In Modi’s India, waterways are a geopolitical issue
Gulf News - 7/21/2014 3:39:46 PM
Supporters claim the grand South Asian water grid, more prosaically known as the National River Linking Project ... And, perhaps pricked by a World Economic Forum survey ranking the country’s infrastructure below Guatemala’s, his maiden budget this ...
City by the river
The Hindu - 7/17/2014 1:21:21 PM
The country will be hosting the next edition of the FIFA World Cup in 2018, and is well on its way to ... on a piece of land between the Moskva River and a tributary, to protect the city. Trade slowly began, when a trading post was established along ...
Colombia first country in the world to banish ‘river blindness’
Digital Journal - 7/30/2013 6:17:07 PM
The World Health Organization has confirmed Colombia as the first country in the world having eliminated Onchocerciasis (river blindness), a neglected tropical disease which infects approximately 37 million people in 35 countries worldwide. The World ...
Colombia is world's first country to wipe out river blindness - WHO
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 7/31/2013 7:17:22 AM
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombia has become the first country in the world to eradicate river blindness through the distribution of an anti-parasitic drug in affected parts of the South American nation and a sustained health education ...
Colombia is first country in the world to eliminate river blindness
Pan American Health Organization - 7/30/2013 7:18:33 AM
Bogotá / Washington DC, 29 July 2013 (PAHO/WHO) — Colombia has been verified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated onchocerciasis (known as “river blindness”), thus becoming the first country in the world to achieve this goal.
Russia World Cup 2018: Complete Guide to the Stadiums and Venues
Bleacher Report - 7/17/2014 4:56:06 PM
It is located alongside the Volga river and has historical significance to the country, per FIFA.com: Samara is one of the most prominent Volga region cities and it is famous as Russia's aerospace centre. During World War II, Samara became a "second ...
Cameroon’s Lom Pangar Project Set to Harness Hydropower Potential of the Sanaga River and Boost Electricity Generation
The World Bank - 7/22/2014 11:59:40 PM
Built on the Lom river in eastern Cameroon—roughly 4 kilometers downstream ... of the people of Cameroon and the national economy,” states Gregor Binkert, World Bank Country Director for Cameroon. “It symbolizes Cameroon’s resolve to become an ...
Colombia is First Country in the World to Eliminate Parasitic Disease River Blindness
INFECTION CONTROL TODAY - 8/1/2013 1:28:25 PM
Colombia has been verified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated the parasitic disease onchocerciasis (known as “river blindness”), thus becoming the first country in the world to achieve this goal. In an official notification ...
Dinner, (belly) dancing, singing ... or tubing
San Antonio Express-News - 7/24/2014 11:50:08 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Country singer Roger Creager hopes to end his epic ... he and his fans head to the Guadalupe River to attempt to break a record for the world's largest river float. The caravan of tubes must surpass the previously noted record of 251 ...