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
World Bank Announces Its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
Hispanic Business - 7/15/2014 2:18:00 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
World Cup: Portrait of a Meltdown: Brazil's Road to the Mineirão
Wall Street Journal - 7/18/2014 11:25:38 AM
Disputes, many near violence, had already broken out in the section. Brazil's political divide was widening in real time at the World Cup. The country's emotional volatility was reflected in its team, which seemed to be playing not only for their sporting ...
UAE’s road quality ranked best in the world
Pakistan Defence - 7/18/2014 7:58:02 AM
The UAE’s highways are considered the best quality in the world, according to the World ... scoring 6.2 points each. Road conditions in low-income countries were rated the lowest. The country with the lowest score was Moldova (1.7 points), said to ...
Road tripping through North Korea – in pictures
theguardian.com - 7/22/2014 2:09:42 AM
Even the country's own citizens need a state-issued permit (or enough ... these pictures also help to shed new light on everyday life in one of the most closed societies in the world. Here's our pick of the best:
The country should find a lasting solution to the continued road carnage. UPND
Lusaka Times - 7/18/2014 11:11:19 AM
UPND Vice President Dr. Canisius Banda says there is need to seriously observe and enhance road safety measures in the country to make them in line with the World Health Organization [WHO] guidelines and recommendation. Dr. Banda said it is imperative that ...
World Bank and Government of Timor-Leste Introduce Dili-Ainaro Road Project to the Community
Hispanic Business - 7/15/2014 2:18:00 AM
the World Bank is supporting the Government to rehabilitate a 110 km road corridor that will link the District of Dili to the District of Ainaro. The road from Dili to Ainaro is a vital link between the north and the south of the country and connects three ...
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
World's most stylish supercars take a luxury road trip
CNN - 6/6/2014 9:55:16 PM
Do you fancy driving a Lamborghini down a picturesque country road in France, revving your car's powerful engine while the stunning scenery whizzes past you? And how about an al-fresco Michelin-star lunch, followed by a helicopter ride to Monaco and ...
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
Thanks to a combination of insufficient or nonexistent safety laws, poor infrastructure and a lack of enforcement, low- and middle-income countries account for 48 percent of the world’s vehicles but more than 90 percent of the world’s road traffic ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
In the developing world, road accidents will soon overtake HIV/AIDS ... fatalities are roughly equal to the number who died in 2011 uprising and cost the country more than $1 billion per year. The data for the map comes from the World Health Organization ...
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: victims revealed as world looks for answers
New York Daily News - 7/18/2014 5:02:04 PM
She was with the airline for nine years and considered traveling the world a dream job, according to her family ... Separatists established five check points along the road from Donetsk, the region's largest city and a stronghold for pro-Russian militants.
In World Cup, Mexico Believes Anything Can Happen After Rough Road to Brazil
New York Times - 6/13/2014 1:08:34 AM
“Whoever gets lost in that superficial drama forgets that the 32 teams that get to the World Cup got there however they could.” What drama it was, though. The country’s performance at the Olympics two years ago in London, for the sake of ...
Brad Paisley Announces 2014 Country Nation World Tour
Taste of Country - 5/14/2014 11:55:36 PM
Brad Paisley‘s revving up to hit the road for his 2014 Country Nation World Tour, bringing his hits to cities in the United States and Canada this summer. Paisley’s tour, sponsored by Kraft Cheese & Dairy brands, kicks off in the City of Brotherly Love ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...