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 War 3: Russia Called ‘Terrorist State’ By Lithuanian President As Baltic Countries Prepare For War
The Inquisitr - 11/22/2014 2:14:09 AM
Russia was called a “terrorist state” by Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite as fears of World War 3 continue to rise in the ... “Lithuania is one of the countries that recently walked a difficult road towards the restoration of independence.
President Obama tells Myanmar to move forward on democracy
CNN - 11/13/2014 11:53:19 PM
(CNN)-- On the road to democracy, Myanmar has sputtered, and it's time to move forward, said President Obama from the porch of an infamously symbolic home in the country's largest city ... according to the CIA World Factbook. The government has negotiated ...
New Orleans aquarium takes in new shark after its cross-country road trip
Chron - 11/19/2014 4:43:51 PM
A new shark called Caroline has taken up residence along the Gulf Coast but don't worry, it's unlikely this shark will come near you taking a dip in our now chilly waters; Caroline is the latest arrival at the Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans. The three ...
Road users warned of flooding throughout the country after severe rainfall
Sunday World - 11/13/2014 8:01:16 AM
Flood warnings have been issued in many parts of the country this morning after severe rainfall overnight. Road users are this morning experiencing extremely hazardous conditions following as heavy rains swept the country. Met Eireann yesterday issued an ...
AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea
Washington Post - 11/24/2014 4:30:46 PM
The Associated Press was granted permission to embark on a weeklong road trip across North Korea to the country’s spiritual summit Mount Paektu. The trip was on North Korea’s terms. An AP reporter and photographer couldn’t interview ordinary people ...
10 Things The World Can’t Stand About Americans
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/23/2014 5:43:32 PM
What other things made the list of things the world can’t stand about Americans ... to overstep their bounds in thousands of cases around the country, raising cries of America going down the road of becoming a police state. American culture has permeated ...
Need for Reassessing Road Safety regulations in India
newdelhitimes.com - 11/22/2014 5:05:57 AM
India has the second largest road network in the world with over 3 million km of roads of which ... suffering and hardship but they also have a major impact on the country’s economy, costing an estimated Rs 300 billion or more than 3% of India’s ...
7 of the world's most beautiful lakeside lodges
CNN - 11/25/2014 10:20:20 PM
Country-style rooms with 1920s decor overlook the lake ... Lake Timara Lodge, Dog Point Road, RD 2, Marlborough, New Zealand; +64 3 572 8276; from $550 per person per night In-room TVs and phones are a no-go at the Moraine Lake Lodge in Canada's Rocky ...
Canada’s road to world junior gold starts with countless kilometres and conference calls
YAHOO - 11/25/2014 4:58:13 PM
As Hockey Canada’s head scout, he’s travelled from coast to coast to watch the best players available for the upcoming world junior championship ... “Ryan puts in a ton of time on the road and I think last year was a real learning year for ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...
The 21 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 9/2/2014 8:36:32 AM
Bloomberg's Alex Tanzi compiled a list of the "most miserable countries" in the world according to this index ... To improve its economy, Poland must attend to road and rail infrastructure deficiencies, rigid labor code, commercial court system, and ...
The Hardest Countries To Drive Across In The World
Jalopnik - 12/19/2012 10:52:55 AM
... even then there's a new road which bypasses the famous Death Road. However, if you do take the long way through the country, you are looking at some of the most difficult roads in the world. These are routes where bus drivers ask their passengers to ...
1.2 Billion Vehicles On World's Roads Now, 2 Billion By 2035: Report
Green Car Reports - 7/28/2014 11:59:42 PM
The Ward's calculation totaled passenger cars, light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, and buses, but it did not include off-road or heavy construction ... than Western countries; it has 1.3 billion of the world's 7 billion residents, but only 100 million ...
Diner owners 'overwhelmed' by patrons
WSBT 22 - 11/25/2014 11:10:27 PM
Protesters spilled onto South Florissant Road and met a line of riot police just outside ... "I understand there is not a proper regard for African-American life in this country," said Cathy Jenkins, shivering in the cold by the shattered window in her ...
Brazilian Fan Killed by Thrown Toilet in World Cup Host City
Bleacher Report - 5/4/2014 12:22:57 AM
Although there are still plenty of details to emerge and many questions still to be answered, there's no doubt this incident reflects poorly on Brazil's passionate football fans, especially with the nation set to host the 2014 World Cup in less than two ...