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
Tough road ahead for Iraq leader al-Abadi; must unify divided country
Firstpost - 9/10/2014 3:19:15 AM
Baghdad: Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, has a daunting task ahead of him: With the world watching, the Shiite politician must unify a deeply divided country against Sunni militants who have seized much of its territory. First, though ...
Canada Tops The World In Forest Degradation Thanks To Climate Change, Logging And Energy Development
Think Progress - 9/5/2014 3:13:51 PM
Canada leads the world in forest degradation ... These fires are likely converting areas that were once heavily forested into shrublands. Logging and road-building are the second-biggest causes of forest destruction and degradation, Lee said, and ...
Country singer Merle Haggard: still on the road
Monterey County - 9/11/2014 5:19:45 AM
At 77, he tours the country about two weeks each month and recently bought a new tour bus, a sign that he's not interested in retirement from the road. His band, the Strangers, now includes his wife, Theresa, and 21-year-old son Ben, as well as band leader ...
Houthi Rebels in Yemen Block Road to Sana Airport: Reports
RIA Novosti - 9/7/2014 5:20:19 PM
MOSCOW, September 7 (RIA Novosti) – Rebels from the Shiite Houthi movement have blocked one of the main roads leading to the international airport in Yemen’s capital Sana, as the country’s government refused to give in to the protesters’ demands ...
World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Discussed Belarus Structural Transformation
The World Bank - 9/17/2014 8:54:33 AM
She was accompanied by World Bank Country Director for Belarus ... While in Belarus, Ms. Tuck will also travel to Gomel taking a road rehabilitated under the Road Upgrading and Modernization Project supported by the World Bank. This is the first official ...
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 ...
Muralist takes on Takoma, now ready to tackle the rest of the country with his art
Washington Post - 9/17/2014 11:46:21 AM
Ricks was working on a mural on the back side of 6925 Blair Road NW, a building that’s occupied by a liquor ... and Words Beats & Life Inc., says it represents what he thinks the world should really be about. “This particular piece is something near ...
WHO: Qatar second most polluted country in 2014
Al Arabiya News - 9/17/2014 10:41:55 AM
Qatar ranked the second-most polluted country in the world in 2014 after Pakistan ... in addition to the growing road congestion as the country’s population increases, according to official statistics. The rise of Qatar’s airport’s traffic is ...
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 1:05:09 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 ...
9 of the world's greatest tunnels
CNN - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
Colorado's Eisenhower road tunnel is one of the world's highest, located 3,401 meters (11,158 feet ... "Despite being an expensive country, Norway builds some of the cheapest tunnels," says Alun Thomas, head of tunnels at engineering consultancy Ramboll.
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.