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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Updates on sixty-ninth World Health Assembly
News-Medical - 5/28/2016 5:15:50 AM
The resolution asks the WHO Secretariat to develop and present to the Seventieth World Health Assembly a road map outlining concrete actions ... by ensuring equitable access to health workers in every country. Today's resolution calls on countries to ...
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 ...
Nawaz wants to connect country thru roads while Imran creating chaos thru protests on them: Pervaiz
Business Recorder - 5/29/2016 4:49:00 PM
He said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) wanted to develop and connect the country through road networks but Pakistan Tehreek ... for the first time in the country's history. Now the world economic experts believed that Pakistan would soon become ...
World's scariest school run? Chinese children tackle 800-metre cliff
The Guardian - 5/27/2016 4:34:04 AM
“Although China has made remarkable achievements seen across the world, China remains the world’s biggest developing country,” Xi told a poverty ... said authorities did not have sufficient money to build a road between Atuler and the outside world ...
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 ...
Rs 2,000-cr corpus for better road design
Deccan Herald - 5/28/2016 6:59:02 PM
there are around 796 dangerous spots across the country. The ministry is working on a comprehensive plan with experts to find permanent solutions to this problem said the official. With India witnessing the highest number of road accidents in the world ...
'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 ...
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 ...