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
India has the highest number of road accidents in the world
Deutsche Welle - 4/19/2014 2:13:48 AM
With over 130,000 deaths annually, the country has overtaken China and now has the worst road traffic accident rate worldwide. A truck accident in India's central state of Madhya Pradesh This has been revealed by the World Health Organization (WHO ...
“Third world country road conditions”
mountainstatesman.com - 4/14/2014 12:35:21 PM
...Because of the growing concern with local roads conditions, the Taylor County Commission welcomed Monongalia County Commissioner Eldon A. Collen to a recent meeting to discuss his program. ... In doing so, Collen stated that the department of highways ...
10 of the world's longest bridges
CNN - 4/16/2014 9:44:10 PM
Longest ice bridge: Beaufort Sea Road, Alaska Length ... China still dominates. The country is home to three of the longest natural bridge spans in the world, including the 400-foot stunner over the Buliu River near the border of Vietnam.
Improving the condition of the M-03 highway and increasing road safety in Ukraine
The World Bank - 4/16/2014 7:10:51 AM
In close coordination with interventions from international funding stakeholders in other regions, this World Bank-funded project was designed ... elimination of a number of black spots on the country’s road network, as well as at contributing to ...
Rankin trades Celtic for country
StarPhoenix - 4/14/2014 1:54:05 PM
But on his seventh solo record, Back Road Paradise, Rankin has gone unabashedly country, with a collection of songs that fit right in alongside the Blake Sheltons and Keith Urbans of the music world. He’s taking the album on the road with a guitar player ...
Powerplay: EA FIFA World Cup Brazil offers few gameplay twists
Ottawa Citizen - 4/18/2014 1:06:23 PM
There are two main ways to play, Road to the FIFA World Cup and Captain Your Country. Road to the Cup lets you take charge of any of the 203 accredited FIFA countries — yes, including Canada — and go through the qualifying process to get into the World ...
This guy is taking the world’s longest road trip in an electric car
Grist - 4/15/2014 11:36:54 AM
Norman Hajjar Click to embiggen. Have you ever driven cross-country? What about twice, AND down both coasts? That’s what Normal Hajjar is doing in a Tesla Model S: covering almost 12,000 miles in an EV, just to prove it can be done. You’d think it’d ...
Utah's canyon country is like another world
The Vancouver Sun - 4/17/2014 7:26:58 PM
But staring in bewildered astonishment is common in Utah canyon country. Not because you're lost ... A long drive on a dirt road, then an easy hike into Horseshoe Canyon, is all it takes to see North America's premier display of prehistoric rock art.
After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge
The Christian Science Monitor - 4/19/2014 3:32:33 AM
and climbed back up to the road to rejoin his friends for the last 60 miles of their cycling trip. He was a little banged up, but filled with gratitude to be alive. He also had a realization: If he was going to make a difference in this world, it was time ...
Edward Lucas; are we witnessing beginning of the World War III?
The Lithuania Tribune - 4/16/2014 9:44:10 PM
the outline of World War Three is taking shape. Whipped up by the Kremlin propaganda machine, and led by Russian military intelligence, people are erecting road-blocks, storming police stations, and ripping down their country’s flag. They are demolishing ...
Nigeria: Okpekpe Hooks Former World Cross Country Champion
AllAfrica - 4/18/2014 3:40:53 AM
Former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Cross Country champion ... In fact our objective is to make it one of the biggest 10km road races in the world. We already probably have the largest prize money purse in the world,'Ali ...
'Glen Campbell …I’ll Be Me' world debut 2014 Annual Film Festival, Nashville
Examiner - 4/18/2014 2:36:28 AM
“Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me,” produced by actor/director James Keach, is hailed as a rollicking and poignant road movie that follows Campbell ... and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005. The 78-year-old Grammy winner who ...
Ukraine crisis pushing world closer to WWIII?
FOX News - 4/17/2014 6:51:10 PM
it is all toopossible that the outline of World War III is taking shape. Whipped up by the Kremlin propaganda machine and led by Russian military intelligence, armed men are erecting road blocks, storming police stations and ripping down the country ...
God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music
NPR News - 4/17/2014 4:06:32 PM
Country and the rock that intertwines with it bears a rich legacy of artists asking The Big Questions in warm, relatable accents, from Willie Nelson and his friends at the World Armadillo Headquarters ... in the garage or going down the road, until ...
Country Babies Born in 2014
Taste of Country - 4/19/2014 9:59:05 AM
Country up-and-comer Granger Smith and his wife Amber welcomed their second child, Lincoln Monarch Smith, into the world Jan. 7, 2014 ... the birth was scheduled four days earlier. The 'Dirt Road Driveway' singer was overjoyed to expand his family.