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
Deciding on the road not taken in Afghanistan
Los Angeles Times - 7/3/2015 12:30:09 PM
considering the cost of the thrice-weekly flights — requires choosing between two of the most dangerous roadways in the war-racked country. The once relatively safe northern route entails a six-hour journey across the scenic landscapes of Parwan province ...
The most and least relaxed countries, based on how people behave when they travel
Washington Post - 7/3/2015 9:02:33 AM
Sixty percent of the TripBarometer participants said they want adapters and converters for the differences between electrical connections in different countries ... Why whip out the smartphone on the road? Because you're lost. Using maps is the most ...
On the Road: A UC Berkeley Grad Discovers a Wider World while Cycling Cross Country
Earth Island Institute - 7/3/2015 9:45:30 AM
A year ago, I was making arrangements with classmates at UC Berkeley to share one graduation gown. Since our commencement ceremonies were held on different days, it seemed wasteful for each of us to buy a gown that we would only wear for one evening.
South Africa In BRICS -- A Brave New World
Forbes - 7/2/2015 8:02:18 PM
African countries, for example, will now have the option of ignoring the IMF and the World Bank and applying directly to the ... Without power, potable water, all-weather roads and other basic infrastructure, economic growth will be impossible.
The Economist online - 7/3/2015 10:57:05 AM
If American roads were as safe per-mile-driven as Ireland’s, the number of lives saved each year would be equivalent to preventing all the murders in the country. In most of the rich world, far fewer people die in road accidents these days; cars are much ...
The 10 Best & 10 Worst U.S. States to Visit on a Road Trip This Summer
Alter Net - 7/3/2015 12:30:09 PM
Or maybe you're finally ready to make that most epic journey: The cross-country ... of the open road. As Kerouac wrote in his Beat classic, "I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly ...
Open Mind for the Off-Road: Tripology Adventures' Journey by 4x4 Jeep to Greece
Examiner - 7/2/2015 10:58:17 AM
Every country start with local stories." Indeed, when we arrive at each hotel (four different hotels in the six days of our road trip, plus a night in Athens ... mountain passes - even along a section of a World Rally Route (albeit at decidedly slower ...
After world odyssey, a couple returns home
The Pike County Courier - 7/3/2015 10:28:27 AM
They decided “to throw caution to the wind” and dedicate an entire year to traveling the world ... on the road with them. They didn’t know that half their marriage would be spent living abroad, working in nearly two dozen countries covering ...
Israel Closes Egyptian Border, Country on High Alert After ISIS Clashes in Sinai
Breitbart News - 7/3/2015 1:13:06 PM
As the world mourned the victims of the terrorist atrocities in ... and that militants have been lining the roads approaching the town with bombs in order to deter Egyptian forces attempting to regain control. El Arish may also have come under ISIS ...
Eyes of the World
POWERLINE - 7/3/2015 1:05:56 PM
The shows are advertised as a fiftieth anniversary celebration, but Tracy Swartz puts it this way in the Chicago Tribune: “It’s the end of the road for the Grateful Dead ... but also of country and blues, in their best albums and in their live ...
Country singer Craig Morgan: America stands for freedom
FOX News - 7/1/2015 3:17:10 PM
Africa and I had never been to Africa to hunt animals before so it was a real exciting time for me to go to that part of the world. My wife went ... I need to be doing out on the road. There's lot of moving parts. FOX411 Country: We're finally going ...
World Bank to Lend $650 Mn for Indian Rail Project
NDTV - 7/1/2015 3:45:48 PM
The World Bank said on Wednesday it had cleared a $650 million loan for a huge Indian freight rail corridor that will span 1,840 kms (1,140 miles) across the northern heartland of the country ... to carry their goods by road, which is far more inefficient ...
BMW begins road tests of fuel cell car developed with Toyota
Automotive News Europe - 7/2/2015 12:38:30 PM
“Technically, we’re ready to put fuel cell cars on the road, but so far it remains too expensive,” Ruecker said. “Making fuel cell technology a reality is a task not just for carmakers, but for the whole of society.” By the start of 2018, the ...
Country music has a home in Kenya
The Bulletin - 7/2/2015 11:55:33 AM
American country music has found audiences around the world, introduced by U.S. soldiers to Japan ... Shared experiences Country music’s stories of love, family, chivalry, the land, faith, roads and working-class life resonate with many people here ...
Top 10 Worlds Rape Countries
BoldSky - 7/3/2015 3:43:25 PM
Rape happens in every country of world, however the difference lies in the number ... Girls and women are getting raped on road sides, buses, cabs, schools and everywhere. There were 24,923 reported rape cases in the year 2012 but the number could be ...