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
Climate Change Threatening UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Know Why One Country Is Trying To Hide
Science World Report - 5/29/2016 8:35:05 AM
Famous and popular tourist attractions like the Statue of Liberty in New York City, Stonehenge in United Kingdom, Easter Island and Galápagos islands feature among the 31 natural and cultural world heritage ... the section on the country to be scrubbed ...
For U.S. field hockey, the road to Rio and redemption starts in Amish Country
Washington Post - 5/28/2016 8:00:28 AM
It’s also why residents of Lancaster County have adopted the squad’s road to Rio as their journey ... N.J.: to be No. 1 in the world. A major culture change followed, players say, marked by mutual support, fierce work ethic, personal sacrifice and ...
One of the World’s Greatest Art Collections Hides Behind This Fence
New York Times - 5/28/2016 4:43:02 PM
The drab free port zone near the Geneva city center, a compound of blocky gray and vanilla warehouses surrounded by train tracks, roads and a barbed-wire fence ... It is also causing worries within the art world about the effect such wholesale storage ...
The Story Behind The World's Emptiest International Airport
Forbes - 5/28/2016 5:47:27 PM
a world-class cricket stadium, housing developments, and a hotel and tourism area all held together by some of the best new highways in the country. “It was the government itself that felt that if you want to really get it off the ground you have to ...
Energy Consumption Will Increase 48% By 2040, Led By Countries Exempt From Climate Treaties
Science 2.0 - 5/27/2016 4:01:16 PM
world energy consumption will have grown by 48% from 2012 levels. That sounds like a terrific advancement for developing nations. We worry about water in other countries, we worry about food, we worry about education and culture. Every single one of those ...
Jobs decline helps to make Ford City Trump Country
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/29/2016 4:17:23 AM
because the workers here made the best plumbing ware in the world,” he said. The company did not respond to a request for comment. Since then, the borough has struggled to pay its police and salt its roads. And like communities across the country ...
Road-trip apps to make the miles fly by
Toronto Sun - 5/28/2016 7:53:19 AM
It shows you a Google Street View image of some location in the world. You then navigate for clues from road signs or vegetation ... You can pay to focus the game on specific countries or cities. To avoid paying or to use other phones, visit geoguessr.com.
Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly closes
WHO - 5/28/2016 6:51:53 PM
Delegates also decided to include a follow-up item on this issue at the Seventieth World Health Assembly. To support countries’ efforts to reach the SDG target of reducing road traffic deaths and injuries by 50% by 2020, World Health Assembly delegates ...
Forces backed by Libya's unity govt seek to encircle Islamic State-held Sirte
Channel News Asia - 5/29/2016 10:36:46 AM
Western states are hoping the unity government can bring together Libya's competing factions to defeat Islamic State, though the new government has struggled to secure support beyond its power base in the west of the country. Earlier this month Islamic ...
World may not let India do what China did 20 years ago: Michael Spencer
Live Mint - 5/27/2016 3:46:57 PM
It is fascinating that a country of 1.2 billion people is automating production faster than anyone else in the world, but the Chinese are looking at 15-20 years down the road, when their working-age population will be ageing, and will be declining at a ...
'Ghost Recon: Wildlands' second trailer explores open-world Bolivia
United Press International - 5/27/2016 11:36:24 AM
Taking place in Bolivia, the trailer showcases the South American country's beautiful ... a massive and responsive open world," Ubisoft's Giancarlo Varanini," noted on Sony's Playstation Blog. "From the infamous Death Road to the iconic salt flat, you ...
Local Jiu Jitsu Students Headed Across Country for World Championship
Kiii3 News - 5/28/2016 12:25:20 PM
A big congrats to students at Presa Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Corpus Christi who are heading to the World Championship June 1st in Long ... several creeks over-ran their banks and transformed many roads into rivers. TOMBALL, Texas (via KHOU) - High water ...
The Road to Hiroshima Was Paved by the Japanese Killing Machine
NYSE Post - 5/28/2016 8:50:35 AM
"Amongst those nations like my own that own nuclear stockpiles, we must have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without them", he said ... many Americans and former allied countries say it hastened the end of a brutal and bloody ...
The World’s Only Right-Hand Drive 1963 Corvette Z06 is Still a Mystery
Bold Ride - 5/29/2016 4:41:51 PM
The Sting Ray seemed to be a natural fit in a country that also loves big V8 engines ... Most of us already know that Sydney and St. Louis drive on opposite sides of the road, but there is a bit more to why this car needed to be converted.