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
Michal Kwiatkowski wins 2014 men's world road race title
Road Cycling UK - 9/29/2014 8:33:09 AM
Michal Kwiatkowski made history for Poland by claiming his country’s first world road race title with a solo victory in Ponferrada, Spain. The 24-year-old attacked on the descent of the penultimate climb on the last of the 14 laps of the 18.2km circuit ...
7 of the world's fiercest food feuds
CNN - 9/30/2014 11:12:26 PM
You don't need to be a bad chef to know that -- just read the comments on this list of the world's 50 most delicious foods ... Crystal Jade Palace, 391 Orchard Road, No. 04-19 Ngee Ann City, Singapore; +65 6735 2399; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6 p.m.-10:30 ...
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 ...
World’s Heaviest Pumpkin Weighs More Than 2,000 Pounds
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH - 9/30/2014 4:53:03 PM
(Mainz, Germany) — A Swiss gardener has grown the world’s heaviest pumpkin ... Last winter’s brutal weather and record cold is affecting road salt prices for municipalities as they stock up for this coming winter.
World Bank announces its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/14/2014 8:31:25 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 12:50:50 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 ...
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 ...
'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 ...
Germany Is No. 1 in the World for Energy Efficiency; U.S. Ranks Near Bottom
The Weather Channel - 7/22/2014 12:18:09 PM
Americans drive more than 9,300 miles per year, more than citizens in any other major world economy ... which criticized the country for focusing more on road construction than expanding public transportation. Since then, the U.S. has made very little ...
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.
Kwiatkowski wins road race world title
Yahoo News - 9/28/2014 6:28:29 PM
PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) — Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland pulled away from a star-studded field to win a grueling road race at the cycling world championships on Sunday ... and lift his arms in celebration of his country's first gold medal in the event.
Maku says Federal Government intends to stop funding road projects by 2019
dailypost.ng - 9/30/2014 8:39:08 AM
“Everywhere in the world now, or major countries that are strong economic powers like Nigeria, people are not looking for Federal money or government money for road construction ... each geo-political zone in the country witnessed enhanced construction ...
Google releases detailed map of North Korea, gulags and all
Washington Post - 1/29/2013 2:26:09 AM
In the country’s northeast, for instance, Google has labeled what it calls the “Hwasong Gulag.” One street, called Gulag 16 Road ... North Korea map, acknowledged that the information is “not perfect.” “We encourage people from around the world ...
Brad Paisley's Wildest Tour Request? 2 Percent Milk!
People - 7/12/2014 7:18:02 PM
Brad Paisley has sold more than 12 million ... We caught up with Paisley, who's in the middle of his Country Nation world tour, sponsored by Kraft, and asked him all about life on the road. It turns out, he really is as cool and fun as he seems – and ...
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla ... to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness World Record ...