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
Find out more about the world below your flight path with Flyover Country
Beta News - 6/27/2016 6:56:16 AM
There’s an option to save most of this information (not Wikipedia articles, sadly) for offline use, handy if your in-flight Wi-Fiis poor, or you’re on a road trip and have no internet connection at all. Flyover Country isn’t restricted to static maps.
Africa: China's Pottery Trade On the 'Belt and Road', World Civilization (Part I)
AllAfrica - 6/27/2016 10:38:10 AM
The "Silk Road" has been proposed for consideration as UNESCO World ... And in Tang Dynasty (618-907), Chinese porcelain was sold to many countries in the world. In a history of a thousand years, Chinese porcelain has been served as the centre of world ...
‘Brexit’ Brouhaha Briskly Broached by World Economic Forum
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 6/26/2016 9:06:18 AM
Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer of Uber, speaks during a session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of ... to the hollowing out of the middle class in industrialized countries, and to the inadequate response by political, corporate and ...
Country Roads, Take Me Home, To The Place I Belong
The Inquisitr - 6/27/2016 3:00:02 AM
These places are tucked far away from many unpleasant things in this world, but no place is immune to the power ... What were once beautiful old country roads lines with wild flowers are now split open with deep and ugly gashes, unreachable vehicles ...
Sweden Opens 1st Electric Road
CleanTechnica - 6/26/2016 9:34:56 AM
the first in the country, was inaugurated in Sandviken, Sweden, on June 22. The electric road test stretch, located on the E16, makes Sweden one of the only counties anywhere in the world to be actively testing the use of electric power as an aid to heavy ...
Getting the Roads You Pay For
New York Times - 6/27/2016 7:24:54 AM
They pay less at the pump because New Jersey’s 14.5-cent-a-gallon gas tax is one of the lowest in the country, but it is insufficient to improve or maintain the state’s roads, bridges and ... writers from around the world. One problem with the package ...
British Bracing for World Economy to Punish UK for 'Brexit'
Fox Business - 6/26/2016 6:03:10 PM
The pound plunged to its lowest level in over 30 years on Friday, raising concerns about price inflation, and shares in the U.K.'s biggest banks and real estate builders posted double-digit declines as economists predicted the country would fall into ...
College World Series preview: Reviewing Coastal Carolina’s 2016 season
SB Nation Arizona Desert Swarm - 6/26/2016 11:22:18 AM
A lot of people have been calling Coastal Carolina the "Cinderella story" of this year’s College World Series, but in reality ... make no mistake that this is one of the better programs in the country since the turn of the century.
An Oral History of the 2012 Olympic Trials Women’s 5,000, Part I: The Road to the Trials
Letsrun - 6/27/2016 3:35:50 AM
Part I below gives the backstories of the main players and recounts their roads to the Trials ... Julie Culley: I made cross country nationals twice while I was in college [at Rutgers] and I made the indoor national championship one time.
China's Xi lauds new Silk Road, says $15 billion invested last year
Reuters - 6/26/2016 6:35:58 AM
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese companies invested nearly $15 billion in countries participating in Beijing's new Silk Road initiative last year, up one-fifth from 2014, President Xi Jinping said in Uzbekistan, lauding a scheme that is one of his key foreign ...
College World Series 2016 scores and bracket: Coastal Carolina, Arizona advance to the finals
SBN - 6/26/2016 12:26:44 PM
Arizona and Coastal Carolina both won rubber games in Omaha on Saturday, setting up one of the most improbable finals matches in the history of the College World Series ... Coastal had a similar road, winning an elimination game to advance out of the ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 6/27/2016 7:03:25 AM
Panama built the expanded locks, without help from other governments, because the newer ships that increasingly carry the world’s cargo are too large ... people in little more than a week, littered the roads with the charred remains of cargo trucks ...
Air Pollution To Kill Millions By 2040: International Energy Agency
NDTV - 6/27/2016 12:54:11 PM
"Without changes to the way that the world produces and uses energy, the ruinous toll from air pollution on human life is set to rise," the IEA said. Harmful greenhouse gas emissions should continue to fall in industrialised countries and recent signs of ...
What Indians have done to world cuisine
BBC - 6/26/2016 11:25:17 PM
Packed with families from a middle class that has, roughly after the turn of the century, fallen in love with the automobile and the open road, the expressway ... Relations between the world's two most populous countries are scrappy at the best of times ...
6 Ways In Which Ford's Smart Mobility Initiatives Are Changing Commuting Across The World
gizmodo.in - 6/27/2016 10:45:20 AM
A number of such technologies are available today, like Ford SYNC Applink that helps you keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel ... basis which is a huge number in comparison to other countries. Personal mobility is all about moving from ...