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
Gorgeous maps show the most expensive painting in each country
Washington Post - 7/1/2015 7:10:24 AM
Whether you travel the world to look at famous ... and they are still missing data for some countries. If you have more up to date information, they invite you to write in. You might also like: -Map: Every single road in the U.S., in mind-boggling detail ...
'World Tea On The Road' Heads To Boston And Chicago For Immersive Tea Education Experience
Vending Marketwatch - 6/30/2015 4:44:15 PM
The upcoming events offer entrepreneurial and career-focused education tracks, as well as a tasting tour of six tea origin countries/regions. World Tea on the Road (#WTOTR) will enhance attendees' understanding of tea and the business of tea over just ...
Rich countries' $100bn promise to fight climate change 'not delivered'
theguardian.com - 6/29/2015 12:49:13 PM
But some of the key players among the 193 countries taking part in the negotiations – and two of the world’s biggest carbon polluters ... “disappointment over the continued lack of any clear road map to provide $100bn per year by 2020, as well ...
World Bank to lend $650 million for Indian rail project
Yahoo Finance - 7/1/2015 10:59:28 AM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Wednesday it had cleared a $650 million loan for a huge Indian freight rail corridor that will span 1,840 kms (1,140 miles) across the northern heartland of the country ... their goods by road, which is far ...
Comedian to drive enormous butt across the country
Death And Taxes - 6/30/2015 9:23:25 PM
And now, according to the A.V. Club, he’s taking his talents on the road by driving an enormous butt across the country. Starting today ... absurdity into stranger’s lives to make this bleak world a little bit brighter. So we’re driving a butt ...
9 tips to travel on the cheap from someone who's visited 125 countries on $15 a day
Times Union - 6/30/2015 4:15:37 PM
Try touring the world by bike. Often, the most expensive part of any trip is transportation. Schroeder takes flights only when absolutely necessary, and travels from country to country ... Once you're on the road, living without familiar luxuries becomes ...
Pakistan power crisis to end by 2017, says PM Nawaz Sharif
Economic Times - 7/1/2015 10:09:21 AM
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has promised his countrymen that the decade-old power crisis in the country would end by 2017 ... USD 45-billion corridor which includes a network of roads, rails, business parks and power stations.
Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment
The News & Advance - 6/30/2015 10:53:29 AM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to ... the title match at the Women's World Cup. On the first Sunday after ...
Forum tackles issues on road safety
Philstar - 6/30/2015 4:58:34 PM
The World Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention issued jointly ... with the goal of strengthening the country’s road safety legislation based on evidence-supported best practices, and complemented by proactive journalism,” the DOTC said in a statement.
Police target tailgating road bullies
Gulf News - 7/1/2015 11:28:06 AM
from 6.5 road fatalities per 100,000 people as recorded in 2012. “This will catapult the UAE within the top five safest countries in the world,” Edelmann told Gulf News on Tuesday. “They want to change the UAE driving culture to steer it away from ...
A cautionary tale of what happens when a country like Greece closes its banks
THE CONVERSATION - 6/29/2015 3:26:41 PM
Greece has made the first step down the road to capital controls by prohibiting the transfer of money to destinations outside Greece unless approved by the Ministry of Finance. No one knows what the impact will be on Greece and the rest of the world.
World Bank invites infra investments in Lebanon
Construction Week Online - 6/30/2015 7:04:26 AM
RELATED ARTICLES: Kuwait to lend Lebanon $24m for key road project | Arup appointed for new US Embassy in Lebanon | World Bank arm puts $100mn into ... encouraging international developers to invest in the country's infrastructure sector.
Sub-regional road connectivity pacts: From ‘looking East’ to linking East
The Indian Express - 6/30/2015 7:14:34 PM
Government estimates suggest transforming transport corridors into economic corridors could potentially increase intraregional trade within South Asia by almost 60 per cent and with the rest of the world by ... of the country via road links in Bangladesh ...
Sunderland woman’s survival tale from World War One Lusitania torpedo disaster
Sunderland Echo - 7/1/2015 11:20:56 AM
of Hylton Road. “She and Thomas, a carpenter by trade, had moved to Canada to start a new life. But, when war broke out, Thomas wanted to return to the UK to fight for his King and Country. “He never got his chance to fight, due to the attack on Lusitania.
PH gets P56-M funds to curb road crashes
interaksyon.com - 6/30/2015 3:22:31 AM
In a three-day road safety workshop that commenced Tuesday ... The funds will be administered by the local unit of the World Health Organization. The Philippines is one of the five recipient countries together with India, China, Tanzania, and Thailand.