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, 2014See also: Roadways map
These are the most dangerous roads in the world, according to WHO
FOX News - 2/21/2017 10:55:22 AM
Libya has the most deadly roads in the world, according to a study from the World Health Organization (WHO). With information from 180 countries around the world, WHO determined that low-income countries have the highest rate of road traffic fatalities.
South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
CNN - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
In 2015, global average life expectancy at birth was 71.4 years, according to the World Health Organization ... health risks as well as homicides and road accidents. Lack of universal health care in countries like the US is also thought to play a role ...
U.S. women make history at cross country skiing world championships
USA Today - 2/24/2017 4:06:47 PM
USA TODAY Sports Eight years ago, Kikkan Randall made history when she was the first American woman to win a cross country skiing world championship medal ... "To get that result after that long road back and also to share it with a teammate and have ...
World War II Museum captures all that was gained, and lost, in a conflict that still fascinates
Los Angeles Times - 2/23/2017 11:53:15 PM
Ambrose, opened in 2000 as the D-Day Museum and was later designated by Congress as the official World War II museum of the country. Since its opening ... a 32,512-square-foot building that houses the “Road to Berlin” exhibit, which opened in December ...
Minneapolis is country's 15th most traffic riddled country, study says
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2/21/2017 6:33:30 PM
The Seattle-based global traffic-tracking company Inrix came out Monday with its 2016 Traffic Scorecard and found that the U.S. has five of the 10 most traffic riddled cities in the world. The company's study of 1,064 cities in 38 countries across the ...
UAE has best road quality but could do better on congestion
The National - 2/22/2017 7:33:45 AM
... the World Economic Forum that showed the UAE second on a list behind France as having the best roads in the world. On a scale of 1 to 7, with countries scoring 1 having extremely underdeveloped roads to those scoring 7 with extensive and efficient ...
Thailand has world's most congested roads: Survey
The Jakarta Post - 2/22/2017 4:20:29 AM
Drivers in Thailand have it worst with road congestion, according to a new survey on traffic conditions across 38 countries worldwide ... also showed Los Angeles topping the list of the world's most gridlocked cities. Drivers there spent 104 hours last ...
Road Scholars find adventure in Florida — and around the world
Toledo Blade - 2/27/2017 1:22:45 AM
other Road Scholar groups were seeing and learning in other parts of the world. The program boasts that 250,000 participants attend the 5,500 programs offered in 150 countries each year. There is no age limit, but most participants are older than 50.
The country that tourism has taken by surprise
BBC - 2/22/2017 7:05:07 AM
a PR organisation for the country. Iceland is experiencing a tourism boom that has taken it by surprise What’s going on? In many ways, Iceland provides a snapshot of several shifts going on in the world: a move everywhere towards service industries like ...
Emma Stone's road to the 2017 Oscars
ABC News - 2/26/2017 9:37:52 AM
Before this runaway hit, Stone had been part of a short-lived series "Drive" that focused on an illegal cross-country road race. But after her turn ... Davis in "The Help," Stone's first foray into the world of drama. "Everyone wants to talk about the ...
Malaysia's health service ranked third best in the world - Hilmi Yahaya
Astro Awani - 2/27/2017 3:34:35 PM
TAWAU: The health service offered in Malaysia has been ranked third best in the world by the International Living ... and also more than 200 mobile clinics across the country. "In areas not linked by roads, we also have clinics on boats and helicopters ...
Lake created by landslide floods in Bosnia, closes highway
Philstar - 2/25/2017 6:21:36 PM
SARAJEVO — Flooding from a new lake created by a landslide in central Bosnia has shut down one of the country's main highways ... said emergency crews have redirected drivers to alternative roads and were struggling to defuse the lake's flooding threat ...
UK is third most traffic-congested country in Europe - study
Sky News HD - 2/20/2017 4:30:01 AM
The most congested UK city is London, which was found to be the seventh worst city out of more than 1,000 analysed around the world ... extensive improvements to roads since the 1970s, investing a record £23bn to keep our country moving and make journeys ...
Oman actively supports Unesco’s new initiative Silk Road Online Platform
Muscat Daily - 2/28/2017 4:13:22 AM
In this respect, the country has provided the new ... According to Unesco, the Silk Roads have connected civilisations and brought people and cultures into contact with each other from across the world for thousands of years, permitting not only an ...
Ready for a Slow Down in the Heart of the Hill Country?
texasmonthly.com - 2/27/2017 10:29:46 PM
a small Hill Country town that is so much more than just the Cowboy Capital of the World®. A few of these songs that harken me back home include Robert Earl Keen’s (who lived in Bandera) “The Road Goes on Forever (and the party never ends),” “Take ...