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
Why 8 Of The 10 Most Dangerous Countries For Road Deaths Are In Africa
AFKinside - 5/23/2016 9:25:09 AM
WHO data further showed that eight out of 10 most dangerous countries in the world for road deaths in 2013 were in Africa, while 40 of the 50 countries with the highest road-death rates across all ages were also from the continent. These include Libya ...
How dangerous South Africa’s roads are vs the world
businesstech.co.za - 5/24/2016 5:45:02 PM
“Over 90% of road traffic deaths occur in low-middle income countries, which account for 82% of the world’s population, but only 54% of the world’s registered vehicles,” the WHO said. “Several factors are at work, including poor or poorly ...
Reviving the Silk Road and Stimulating World Economy
The Huffington Post - 5/24/2016 9:16:48 AM
Islamic countries today understand the significance of the new Silk Road and look forward to future cooperation and joint ventures that will no doubt drive the desired momentum in the world economy and provide global markets with that much-needed elevation ...
Missouri acts like a Third World country
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 5/23/2016 11:48:19 AM
On the contrary, it’s Missouri that seems to be rushing to become a Third World country, denying health care by blocking ... gasoline taxes by even a measly $0.059 while bridges and roads crumble. Can’t blame Maryland for Missouri’s pig-headedness.
This country has hit a major milestone for electric cars—here's how
CNBC - 5/24/2016 11:11:20 AM
"Norway has what is probably the world's best incentives for zero emission vehicles and a correspondingly the world's highest number of electric cars per capita by a wide margin," according to the EV Norway, which provides information on the country's ...
Soon, India won’t have world’s highest number of road accidents as Rs 2,000 crore are being pumped in to make roads safer
businessinsider.in - 5/24/2016 7:43:45 AM
As per our information, there are around 796 such spots across the country," a senior government official told ET. As per WHO, India has the highest number of roads fatalities in the world and over 231,000 people are killed in road traffic crashes in the ...
2016 Road World Championship's Official Mascot ‘Khaz’ unveiled
The Peninsula - 5/24/2016 11:54:17 AM
He is proud of his country, loves his extended family and respects all other ... nature make him an ideal symbol for Qatar’s historic role in hosting the UCI Road World Championships, Doha 2016”, a press release issued by the organizing committee ...
World Bank back
Fiji Times - 5/24/2016 8:58:19 PM
which was implemented together with the Fiji Roads Authority and Asian Development Bank. Speaking at the opening of the World Bank Group liaison office in Suva yesterday, country director, World Bank, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands ...
Leading Alcohol Producers Contribute to UN Global Goals of Halving Road Traffic Deaths by 2020
PR Newswire - 5/24/2016 12:08:36 PM
Country program highlights include ... with a goal to stabilize and reduce the forecast level of road traffic crash fatalities around the world. "UN Sustainable Development Goal 3.6 has set a very ambitious target," explains Ann Keeling, CEO of IARD.
Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Sadak Yojana on anvil to make roads safer; to have Rs 2,000 crore initial fund
Economic Times - 5/24/2016 4:51:57 AM
India has the highest number of roads fatalities in the world. More than 231,000 people are killed in road traffic crashes in the country every year, according to the World Health Organisation. "States have already been asked to send details of locations ...
World Bank Group Opens Fiji Office
The World Bank - 5/23/2016 10:32:33 PM
The World Bank already supports a number of projects in Fiji, including a US$50 million loan for the Transport Infrastructure Investment Project, which aims to reduce the backlog of maintenance work on roads and ... needs of the country’s most vulnerable ...
The US will arm a communist country again for the first time since WWII
WLRN - 5/23/2016 5:24:45 PM
President Obama, in Hanoi, meets with Vietnam's Communist Party chief under a statue of Ho Chi Minh For years after US forces left Vietnam, following a conflict that had killed millions in Southeast Asia, the two countries ... in since World War II.
India, Thailand, Myanmar to be connected with a 1400-km road
Zee News - 5/23/2016 4:34:38 PM
Indian Ambassador to Thailand Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi said 73 bridges in Myanmar, built more than seven decades ago during World War II ... Our two countries share cultural, spiritual and linguistic links. With this road we will also have physical ...
Silent Sparks - The Wondrous World of Fireflies by Sara Lewis
Examiner - 5/23/2016 11:19:41 AM
But these areas are being demolished on an industrial scale around the country - and the rest of the world - by logging, other extraction industries, by commercial and residential development and roads. The other serious threat, something which impacts ...
The US will arm a communist country for the first time since WWII
WVTF Public Radio - 5/23/2016 9:20:58 PM
For years after US forces left Vietnam, following a conflict that had killed millions in Southeast Asia, the two countries didn't speak ... bloodiest conflict America has been involved in since World War II. The physical and mental scars are still there ...