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
Don’t drive in these European countries
Washington Post - 4/30/2016 3:54:30 AM
LONDON — Much of Europe might like to present itself to the world as a unified continent ... is among the safest European countries for drivers. Road infrastructure and safety investments may be more important factors. Many Eastern European countries ...
Alcohol Fuels High Death Toll on South African Roads
Voice of America - 4/30/2016 5:56:12 AM
... highest rate of alcohol-related road deaths in the world. Using data provided by the government, the WHO report says alcohol is a factor in almost 60 percent of all road fatalities in the country. Son killed by drunk driver Ten years ago Smit was an ...
Bangladeshi bloggers: What we want the world to know
CNN - 4/29/2016 12:13:47 AM
In the last two years, at least eight atheists and gay rights campaigners have been killed in attacks in the majority Muslim country. CNN approached three bloggers who know their lives are at risk to ask what they wanted the world to know. For their own ...
Why the country most poisoned by Chernobyl is going nuclear
BBC - 4/30/2016 12:12:36 AM
But despite being devastated by the fallout from the world's worst civil nuclear disaster, the country is now building its own nuclear ... You can drive for miles along straight, often near-deserted roads, guarded by forests on each side, white tree ...
Hindu tailor hacked to death by unidentified men in Bangladesh
Firstpost - 4/30/2016 6:06:21 PM
Dhaka: A Hindu tailor was hacked to death by unidentified men near his workplace on Saturday in north Bangladesh, the latest in a series of brutal attacks on intellectuals, activists and minorities in the Muslim majority country. Nikhil Chandra Joarder ...
Country files: nature writers on the books that inspired them
The Guardian - 4/30/2016 6:31:59 AM
Robert Macfarlane, Helen Macdonald, Kathleen Jamie and other contemporary writers choose the books that made them fall in love with the natural world Robert Macfarlane ... And his earlier novels are ornate where The Road is minimalist.
Nigeria Tasks African Countries on Trade Development
This Day Live - 4/29/2016 2:18:28 PM
He noted that the ports alone were not enough to connect to the markets, adding that other modes, including road ... economic arteries of countries and regions, he said the network of transport routes and facilities all over the world can be likened ...
2016 World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
Examiner - 4/28/2016 8:57:32 AM
Close Chiropractic Office, 240 Beacon Lite Road, Monument ... This event, started by Bill Douglas, has spread around the world as people do taiji and qigong at 10am in time zones in over 110 countries!! Join the wave! Followed by a full-day Qigong workshop ...
Why it’s imperative for Road Safety Bill to go through in Budget session
The Economic Times - 4/29/2016 5:57:23 AM
every road crash death in India costs the country 70 times the GDP per capita, and every serious injury costs 17 times the GDP per capita. At 2014-15 figures of GDP per capita published by the World Bank, the total loss of economic productivity stands at ...
Motocross Film 'Miles' Lands U.S. Home With Open Road
Hollywood Reporter - 4/28/2016 6:37:21 PM
Oliver Daly will direct the project, which is based on his original short film that is set in California’s teenage off-roading motocross world. Open Road Films ... movie to audiences around the country,” stated Open Road Films CEO, Tom Ortenberg.
Bangladeshi bloggers: What world should know
WSBT 22 - 4/29/2016 12:20:57 AM
In the last two years, at least eight atheists and gay rights campaigners have been killed in attacks in the majority Muslim country. CNN approached three bloggers who know their lives are at risk what they wanted the world ... on the road to free thought.
West Australian para-triathlete Brant Garvey is on the road to Rio glory
Perth Now Sunday Times - 5/1/2016 1:58:47 AM
The West Australian not only earned a spot at the inaugural Rio para-triathlon spot for his country last week, he also reached his fundraiser target of $50,000. Garvey finished second at the Penrith ITU World Para-triathlon last Sunday, the final leg of a ...
Road to gender equality better by bike, Colorado human rights activist says
Colorado Springs Gazette - 4/28/2016 5:47:14 PM
She'd blazed her first trail across this landscape the year before, officially becoming the first woman to mountain bike across the country; now ... it's goat paths or dirt and gravel roads," Galpin said. "Men on bikes are everywhere, but no one's mountain ...
World War II veteran Jim Lewis of Jackson dies at 94
MLive - 4/29/2016 7:59:04 AM
JACKSON, MI – Jim Lewis withstood many enemy attacks during World War II, but even just a couple of years ago said he'd jump at the chance to serve his country again ... 2251 Springport Road. Donations in Lewis' name can be made to Mid-Michigan Honor ...
Organizer who signs performers for Stagecoach doesn't limit herself to straight country
Los Angeles Times - 4/28/2016 11:35:01 AM
But Stagecoach is handily the best-attended and highest-grossing country music festival in the world, according to Gary Bongiovanni ... Generally, however, she said there's no single road to assembling the balance of acts that appear each year at Stagecoach.