Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Waterways map
Waterways can boost GDP by at least 2%: Gadkari
The Hindu - 9/15/2014 12:17:21 PM
India’s waterways could contribute at least two per cent to the country’s GDP, Union Shipping Minister Nitin ... adding they would throw open a whole new world of opportunities in the tourism sector. He said the government was planning to introduce ...
What is the smallest country in the world?
History - 7/18/2013 7:39:56 AM
Based on landmass, Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, measuring just 0.2 square miles, almost 120 times smaller than the island of Manhattan. Situated on the western bank of the Tiber River, Vatican City’s two-mile border is landlocked by ...
Australia world's fourth cheapest country to fly
Eastern Riverina Chronicle - 9/5/2014 11:03:18 AM
Australia is the fourth cheapest country in the world in which to fly, new research has suggested, with airfares costing just $US12.20 ($A13.06) per 100km. Among, the western countries, it is the first beating Spain at number 4 and US at number 6.
Forgotten Walt Disney World: River Country
pjmedia.com - 6/26/2013 11:58:05 PM
The Weather Channel has run a fascinating feature on weather.com: a photo gallery of “Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks.” The post lives up to its name — the photos show an eerie emptiness to the parks, which run the gamut from a park decimated by ...
Astana: The world's weirdest capital city
CNN - 7/13/2012 2:22:57 PM
(CNN)-- There is something mirage-like about Kazakhstan's capital ... Almaty in the southeast of the country to the newly-named Astana (previously it was called Akmola), which was then an empty patch of land by the Ishim River best known as a former ...
Colombia first country in the world to banish ‘river blindness’
Digital Journal - 7/30/2013 6:17:07 PM
The World Health Organization has confirmed Colombia as the first country in the world having eliminated Onchocerciasis (river blindness), a neglected tropical disease which infects approximately 37 million people in 35 countries worldwide. The World ...
Colombia is world's first country to wipe out river blindness - WHO
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 7/31/2013 7:17:22 AM
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombia has become the first country in the world to eradicate river blindness through the distribution of an anti-parasitic drug in affected parts of the South American nation and a sustained health education ...
World's Largest Silver Producing Countries: Australia
Forbes - 7/17/2014 3:44:31 PM
billed as the world’s largest silver and lead producing mine. The rest is a result of silver production as a by-product, with Wonawinta being the country’s largest primary silver producing mine. Roseberry Base, Broken Hill and McArthur River are all ...
Walt Disney World RIVER COUNTRY - ABANDONED !
Youtube - 6/20/2010 11:55:02 PM
http://www.AdamTheWoo.com - PLEASE SUBSCRIBE ! Adam The Woo and Josh The Harvey hornswaggled their way into Walt Disney Worlds River Country water park (closed in 2001) by asking a couple Wilderness Lodge employees if it was ok to walk around. Luckily a ...
On Centenary of World War I, Europe Sees Modern Parallels
New York Times - 8/4/2014 3:30:19 PM
LONDON — With a dimming of the lights and ceremonies across this country and in Belgium, monarchs, princes, presidents and citizens commemorated on Monday the day 100 years ago when Britain entered World War ... Bridge over the River Thames.
Iraqi militants from Islamic State group seize country's largest dam
New York Daily News - 8/7/2014 6:32:53 PM
BAGHDAD — Sunni militants from the Islamic State group on Thursday seized Iraq’s largest dam, placing them in control of enormous power and water resources and access to the river that runs ... the dam and devastate the country all the way down to ...
What price infrastructure improvements for Inland Waterways?
Delta Farm Press - 9/16/2014 2:46:29 PM
U.S. domestic oil production, meanwhile, rose 18 percent in 2013, and, in 2014, the U.S. became the No. 1 oil producer in the world. Both developments ... due to the failure of the country to invest in the Inland Waterways Transportation System and other ...
Global Food Waste Accounts For More Emissions Than Any Country Except U.S. And China, UN Reveals
The Huffington Post - 9/11/2013 4:25:52 AM
ROME, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The food the world wastes accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than any country except for China and the ... and a volume of water equivalent to the annual discharge of the River Volga, are in effect being used in vain.
Brad Paisley Announces 2014 Country Nation World Tour
Taste of Country - 5/15/2014 12:55:51 PM
Brad Paisley‘s revving up to hit the road for his 2014 Country Nation World Tour, bringing his hits to cities in ... which includes his current single ‘River Bank.’