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
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: D.C. Roads Feel Like a ‘Third World Country’
Transport Topics - 5/22/2015 12:44:10 PM
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) borrowed a page from the Joe Biden playbook May 22 by equating an aspect of American infrastructure to that of a Third World country to draw attention to the country’s aging transportation system. Vice President Biden last ...
15 of the world's craziest roads that push travelers to the edge
Mashable - 5/21/2015 11:12:18 AM
There's nothing quite like a relaxing drive down a country road, sun shining and music playing. There's also nothing like nearly plummeting off the edge of a cliff because you didn't quite make a tight turn. These wild roads around the world will get your ...
An incredible image shows powerful countries buying up much of the world’s land
Washington Post - 5/21/2015 7:44:42 AM
China ranks as the most active country in the world in land trade, purchasing land from 33 countries ... More stories from Know More: - A data genius computes the ultimate American road trip - 8 fascinating images explain California’s dangerous drought ...
Map: These countries have the world’s deadliest roads
ForexTV - 5/22/2015 6:06:17 PM
Traffic fatalities on India’s roads caught the nation’s attention earlier this ... Khan’s release on bail sparked angry reactions throughout the country, highlighting the large number of people who die in car accidents in India each year.
Nigeria crippled by fuel shortages
WSBT 22 - 5/21/2015 8:09:10 PM
but fuel shortages have paralyzed the country that just a year ago was declared Africa's largest economy. At one gas station in Lagos, crowds push at the gates waving empty jerry cans. Cars queue for a kilometre down the road creating gridlock. Similar ...
Fiji Sevens bus besieged by fans on route to World Series victory celebrations
ur7s - 5/22/2015 7:43:31 AM
While there were no scheduled stops for the team from Nadi to the Shangri-La's Fijian Resort, the bus travelled at a snail's pace at times along Semo Village and Cuvu as supporters, including children, ran across the road trying to shake hands and take ...
‘This Country Is a Hellhole’: Megyn Kelly Grills Donald Trump
The Blaze - 5/21/2015 8:44:57 PM
The only one to fix the infrastructure of our country is me – roads, airports, bridges ... specifically describing New York City’s LaGuardia Airport as “third world.” Kelly also brought up Trump’s harsh critiques of Geller and her decision ...
The world's biggest oil exporter has quietly seized a market milestone from America
The Business Insider - 5/22/2015 3:04:21 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the United States raced over the past five years toward becoming a global petroleum powerhouse, the world's biggest oil exporter ... warm weather to embark on the classic American road trip. This May 23-25 Memorial Day weekend ...
Op-ed: Ireland's Marriage Decision Will Reverberate Around the World
Advocate - 5/21/2015 5:17:22 PM
As all eyes in this nation are locked on the Supreme Court while those nine justices weigh whether to finally bring marriage equality to all 50 states, another country — Ireland — is approaching a historic milestone in the long winding road toward full ...
Happy when it rains: On the road with Britain's caravan crowd
CNN - 5/21/2015 5:17:22 PM
Often they're the butt of jokes, usually told by motorists frustrated by being stuck behind them as they make their way slowly along narrow country lanes ... collected in a newly published book, show a world familiar to many British "staycationers ...
Filmmaker from Minnesota makes coming-of-age film in Unesco World Heritage site
Inquirer Entertainment - 5/21/2015 9:49:23 PM
That year (2013), Martin and his classmates were tasked to write and direct a short film on any chosen country in Southeast ... particularly in a Unesco World Heritage Site, the Banaue Rice Terraces. “It is sort of a road film,” he explained.
Edna O’Brien: By the Book
New York Times - 5/21/2015 5:03:03 PM
“The Green Road,” by Anne Enright; and “Tennessee Williams,” by John Lahr. Who is your favorite novelist of all time? Tolstoy, and especially “War and Peace.” From the first moment, one is totally drawn into that world. It has a ...
Megan Hogan's Unconventional Road to Elite Running
Runner's World - 5/21/2015 6:07:29 PM
Though Hogan grew up near the prep running hotbed of Saratoga Springs, New York, she was more interested in basketball, soccer, and Irish dancing until the cross country team at tiny ... Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Road Race. By the Freihofer’s Run ...
‘India should build more road runways for strategic edge’
Times of India - 5/22/2015 12:41:11 AM
NOIDA: For the first time in the country, a stretch of a public road — the ... "Though it is the first time in India's aviation history, road runways have been used since World War II. They also exist in several other countries, including Pakistan ...
Palmyra is latest in long list of cultural gems threatened by Islamic State
Los Angeles Times - 5/21/2015 9:20:45 PM
With Islamic State’s capture of the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra on Wednesday, there is renewed fear that the extremist group will continue its campaign of destruction against some of the world’s most ... post on the Silk Road and the capital of ...