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
Tough road ahead for Iraq leader al-Abadi; must unify divided country
Firstpost - 9/10/2014 3:19:15 AM
Baghdad: Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, has a daunting task ahead of him: With the world watching, the Shiite politician must unify a deeply divided country against Sunni militants who have seized much of its territory. First, though ...
Canada Tops The World In Forest Degradation Thanks To Climate Change, Logging And Energy Development
Think Progress - 9/5/2014 3:13:51 PM
Canada leads the world in forest degradation ... These fires are likely converting areas that were once heavily forested into shrublands. Logging and road-building are the second-biggest causes of forest destruction and degradation, Lee said, and ...
Simon Gerrans primed for tilt at World Road Championships
queenslandcountrylife.com.au - 9/15/2014 8:24:07 PM
... two World Tour races in Canada on the weekend that have made him one of the favourites for the elite men's race at the world road championships in Ponferrada, Spain next week. The plaudits came flooding in for the Australian's intelligent reading of ...
Country singer Merle Haggard: still on the road
Monterey County - 9/11/2014 5:19:45 AM
At 77, he tours the country about two weeks each month and recently bought a new tour bus, a sign that he's not interested in retirement from the road. His band, the Strangers, now includes his wife, Theresa, and 21-year-old son Ben, as well as band leader ...
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
Thanks to a combination of insufficient or nonexistent safety laws, poor infrastructure and a lack of enforcement, low- and middle-income countries account for 48 percent of the world’s vehicles but more than 90 percent of the world’s road traffic ...
Hicks a ‘rising star’ in country world
Niagara This Week - 9/18/2014 5:50:14 PM
Tim Hicks has been toiling away on his guitar for years, and now the Canadian Country Music Association has recognized ... He was discovered at a gig in Hamilton by Open Road Recordings and soon after he found himself in Nashville writing and recording ...
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 the United States and Canada this summer. Paisley’s tour, sponsored by Kraft Cheese & Dairy brands, kicks off in the City of Brotherly Love ...
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 8:36:07 AM
showing the world the road to change, and times when you think Brazil is a world-class catastrophe, the worst country, the country where everything goes wrong.” The experience of many Brazilians during the World Cup may be somewhere between elation and ...
9 of the world's greatest tunnels
CNN - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
Colorado's Eisenhower road tunnel is one of the world's highest, located 3,401 meters (11,158 feet ... "Despite being an expensive country, Norway builds some of the cheapest tunnels," says Alun Thomas, head of tunnels at engineering consultancy Ramboll.
US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for
theguardian.com - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
A US ambassador to Kosovo, who lobbied for the construction of a $1bn road through the war-torn country, has taken up a post with the ... despite concerns from the IMF, the World Bank, EU diplomats, Feith, and the Kosovan government's own legal adviser.
Brazilian Fan Killed by Thrown Toilet in World Cup Host City
Bleacher Report - 5/4/2014 12:22:57 AM
But with a tremendous number of spectators and reporters set to enter the country, and fans from every corner of the globe tuning in for the 2014 World Cup ... to prevent a similar situation down the road. Follow Bleacher Report Featured Columnist Patrick ...
Welcoming the World
Cruise and Ferry - 9/19/2014 8:30:42 AM
The year of 2014 is proving a special one for both Port St. Maarten and the country. Marking 50 years as a cruise destination ... The second element was to ensure an alternative road network guaranteeing continual connection between Cole Bay and the ...
'How I visited every country in the world - without a single flight'
Daily Telegraph - 11/29/2012 10:26:31 AM
This would be the first of many border crossings as I embarked on what I knew would be the biggest adventure of my life: the Odyssey Expedition, the first surface journey to every country in the ... but after 1,426 days on the road, on Monday I crossed ...