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
‘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 ...
Road like 'third world country' after incessant fly-tipping
This is Local London - 8/13/2014 3:59:37 AM
Continuous fly-tipping has left a road "looking like a third-world country", causing misery to those who live on it. Carterhatch Road, in Enfield Wash, has been subject to incessant fly-tipping for several years, leaving people who live closest to the ...
World of Wines: Make a road trip into Mexico's wine country
Ruidoso News - 8/14/2014 12:09:22 AM
One of the historical wine regions of Mexico happens to be just a quick two-hour drive from San Diego in the Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California. This area was where a migration of wine makers took place in the 16th century and has evolved into an ...
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country’s principal ... that if the current rise in road accident rates is not curbed, Saudi ...
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 ...
The Wonderful World of Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry
CMT - 8/20/2014 4:37:15 PM
You're gonna want to step inside the wonderful world of Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry ... And hopefully maybe something will happen with it down the road. Either way, it's cool to step out of my zone and write for somebody else." In the meantime ...
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 ...
Country-music sensation Hunter Hayes brings the heat (and does the weather) on TODAY
Today.com - 8/22/2014 3:51:56 PM
Hunter Hayes is a rising country-music star with four Grammy nominations ... He also revealed some exciting news: He and his band will hit the road this fall for a North American tour dubbed "Tattoo (Your Name)." In honor of the upcoming dates, Hayes ...
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 ...
World Health Organization warns of 'shadow zones' - hidden cases in Ebola outbreak
Tidewater Review - 8/22/2014 1:43:05 PM
The scale of the world's worst Ebola outbreak has been concealed by families ... "WHO is working on an Ebola road map document; it's really an operational document how to fight Ebola," WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib said at a news briefing.
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 ...
Ride the World’s Best Motorcycle Roads
Wired News - 7/6/2008 11:57:08 PM
The world’s ... complain about any road that boasts 311 318 curves in 11 miles. Be sure to check out the Tree of Shame and the bulletin board full of photos. Highway 15 between Sutton and Valley Head, West Virginia. A lot of east coast riders call ...