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
Scotland's boiling climate rules country out of race to become 'eternal' host of the World Cup
Daily Telegraph - 7/24/2014 10:09:55 PM
No sooner does one World Cup end than embarkation on the long and tortuous road towards the next begins ... course of events by giving the World Cup a permanent home. The country selected for the honour would be required to pass certain tests.
World Cup: Portrait of a Meltdown: Brazil's Road to the Mineirão
Wall Street Journal - 7/18/2014 11:25:38 AM
Disputes, many near violence, had already broken out in the section. Brazil's political divide was widening in real time at the World Cup. The country's emotional volatility was reflected in its team, which seemed to be playing not only for their sporting ...
World Bank Announces Its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
Hispanic Business - 7/15/2014 2:18:00 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
Upgrade of Road Network to Improve Connectivity in Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/23/2014 3:55:53 AM
“Building a good quality road will reduce the number of traffic accidents, decrease travel times and the overall costs of maintenance,” said Franz Drees-Gross, World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, and the Pacific Islands.
UAE’s road quality ranked best in the world
Pakistan Defence - 7/18/2014 7:58:02 AM
The UAE’s highways are considered the best quality in the world, according to the World ... scoring 6.2 points each. Road conditions in low-income countries were rated the lowest. The country with the lowest score was Moldova (1.7 points), said to ...
The country should find a lasting solution to the continued road carnage. UPND
Lusaka Times - 7/18/2014 11:11:19 AM
UPND Vice President Dr. Canisius Banda says there is need to seriously observe and enhance road safety measures in the country to make them in line with the World Health Organization [WHO] guidelines and recommendation. Dr. Banda said it is imperative that ...
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
World's most stylish supercars take a luxury road trip
CNN - 6/6/2014 9:55:16 PM
Do you fancy driving a Lamborghini down a picturesque country road in France, revving your car's powerful engine while the stunning scenery whizzes past you? And how about an al-fresco Michelin-star lunch, followed by a helicopter ride to Monaco and ...
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
Thanks to a combination of insufficient or nonexistent safety laws, poor infrastructure and a lack of enforcement, low- and middle-income countries account for 48 percent of the world’s vehicles but more than 90 percent of the world’s road traffic ...
Road tripping through North Korea – in pictures
theguardian.com - 7/22/2014 2:09:42 AM
Even the country's own citizens need a state-issued permit (or enough ... these pictures also help to shed new light on everyday life in one of the most closed societies in the world. Here's our pick of the best:
Behind the A-bomb: 'Manhattan' tells story of isolated outpost where American scientists developed World War II's ultimate weapon
New York Daily News - 7/22/2014 6:34:33 AM
The place where American scientists developed the atomic bombs that ended World War II had several similarities to the Japanese internment camp a few miles down the road. The government ... is that it brought together the country’s greatest scientific ...
To Brazil's consternation, hordes of young Argentines make themselves at home after World Cup
FOX News - 7/25/2014 3:53:31 AM
One of about 160,000 Argentines who flooded into Brazil for the World Cup ... I'm going to see where life and the road take me." Local media reports say tens of thousands of Argentine fans remain in the country. They appear to be overwhelmingly young ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
In the developing world, road accidents will soon overtake HIV/AIDS ... fatalities are roughly equal to the number who died in 2011 uprising and cost the country more than $1 billion per year. The data for the map comes from the World Health Organization ...
In World Cup, Mexico Believes Anything Can Happen After Rough Road to Brazil
New York Times - 6/13/2014 4:21:51 AM
“Whoever gets lost in that superficial drama forgets that the 32 teams that get to the World Cup got there however they could.” What drama it was, though. The country’s performance at the Olympics two years ago in London, for the sake of ...
Rio Olympics organizers can glean lessons from Brazil’s World Cup
The Miami Herald - 7/19/2014 3:49:18 PM
Don’t over-promise Instead of the usual eight or nine World Cup host cities, Brazil chose to have 12 to spread development around the continent-size country. Beyond building or renovating stadiums in each of those cities, Brazil wanted to use interest in ...