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
American Civil War commemorated way down south of Dixie by Brazilian heirs of Confederates
FOX News - 4/27/2015 4:12:46 PM
SANTA BARBARA D'OESTE, Brazil – It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair somewhere well below the Mason ... The party takes place up a dusty dirt road flanked on both sides by sugarcane plantations, in a field that abuts on the "Cemiterio ...
Rescuers Struggle to Reach Outlying Villages Hit by Nepal Earthquake
Wall Street Journal - 4/28/2015 6:17:27 AM
Badly damaged roads, landslides and at-times heavy rains that limited the number of helicopter flights in parts of the country prevented search-and ... Nepal, which ranks among the world’s least-developed countries and was until recently a monarchy ...
QOTD: Is It Time for Lefty Countries to Drive on the Right Side of the Road?
Truth About Cars - 4/27/2015 11:36:35 PM
Folks, its 2015 and we still live in a world where, depending on what country you live in, you drive on one side of the road or the other. Isn’t it time for this to change? It would certainly make it a lot easier for automakers to develop, engineer ...
Asian countries search for citizens stranded by Nepal quake
The Rakyat Post - 4/26/2015 6:58:36 PM
More than 2,000 people are reported killed by the earthquake, which cracked roads and brought down much of the country’s mobile phone network. Offers of help have poured in from governments around the world, with Japan, China, the US and European Union ...
Road like 'a Third World country': Horsley resident
Illawara Mercury - 4/21/2015 1:35:15 PM
Horsley residents are up in arms over a lack of response by authorities to maintain an unsafe road giving access in and out of the Brooks Reach Estate. The recent wild weather has caused tempers to flare, with torrential rain exacerbating the dozens of ...
Nepal Earthquake 2015: Rescuers Battle Poor Roads, Landslides As Rural Villages Await Crucial Aid
International Business Times - 4/27/2015 1:28:08 PM
“We are trying our best to clear the roads,” Kamal Singh Bam, a spokesman for Nepal’s police, told the Journal. “There is a problem with distribution to people who are not in Kathmandu.” Roger Hodgson, deputy country director for Save the ...
More than 1,900 killed by 7.8-magnitude quake in Nepal
Washington Post - 4/26/2015 10:04:43 PM
[Read: After earthquake, World Heritage sites reduced to rubble] “We never imagined ... Patients from neighboring areas flooded Kathmandu’s medical facilities, and traffic clogged damaged roads, hindering relief efforts. At Kathmandu Medical College ...
Nepal troops prepare to bring aid to remote villages hit by quake
Chicago Sun Times - 4/28/2015 5:34:30 AM
“They are cut off by road slides on the mountain roads ... The quake has strained the resources of this impoverished country best known for Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The economy of Nepal, a nation of 27.8 million people south of ...
Indian helicopters, Israeli hospitals and Malaysian medics: How the world is coming to Nepal’s aid
Quartz - 4/28/2015 5:41:39 AM
These choppers have been used to survey outlying areas where road networks have been damaged ... and power generators to Nepal, according to the country’s commerce ministry. “The Chinese side is willing to offer all necessary disaster assistance ...
Pakistan storms leave dozens dead in country's north-west
theguardian.com - 4/26/2015 10:19:02 PM
The Pakistani army said troops had been sent to the area to launch rescue and relief operations. Rescuers rushed victims to hospitals but roads submerged in water hindered their operations. Ambulances and rescue vehicles struggled to enter some areas due ...
India Inc observes World Safety Day with special initiatives
Economic Times - 4/28/2015 10:13:40 AM
On Wednesday, a day after World Safety Day, global healthcare company Abbott is undertaking a nationwide awareness road safety drive across clinics and hospitals around the country. Through this drive, called 'Police Yourself', Abbott is aiming at calling ...
DigitalGlobe Produces the World’s First Complete and Consistent High Resolution Satellite Imagery Base Map of Africa
Market Watch - 4/28/2015 12:55:20 AM
To meet the rapidly growing needs of our customers, DigitalGlobe purposed our satellite constellation to cover every country in Africa so we could ... maps and value-added information layers such as road vectors or population polygons for the people ...
The language you speak changes the way you see the world
The Business Insider - 4/27/2015 1:42:27 PM
Now new research shows that they can also view the world in ... walks down a road toward a parked car) was more similar to a clearly goal-oriented scene (a woman walks into a building) or a scene with no goal (a woman walks down a country lane).
SR-167: Benefits of America’s Roads Blocked by Funding Shortage, in Microcosm
For Construction Pros - 4/28/2015 2:49:52 AM
Bills working their way through both bodies of the Washington state legislature would fund a six-mile stretch of road connecting the Port of Tacoma to Eastern Washington and much of the outside world ... a trend throughout the country: voters and state ...
Insanity Grips The Western World
OpEdNews - 4/27/2015 4:12:46 PM
All traffic on all roads and residential streets is blocked by Russian tanks. All parking places, including sidewalks and people's front and rear gardens have tanks piled upon tanks. The entire country is immobilized in gridlock. Although a few have fun ...