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
Michal Kwiatkowski wins 2014 men's world road race title
Road Cycling UK - 9/29/2014 8:33:09 AM
Michal Kwiatkowski made history for Poland by claiming his country’s first world road race title with a solo victory in Ponferrada, Spain. The 24-year-old attacked on the descent of the penultimate climb on the last of the 14 laps of the 18.2km circuit ...
The Muslim world, like the Christian world, is complex so let's get some context
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/2/2014 12:11:30 PM
The economic cost of road crashes is an estimated $27 billion a year ... I'm hoping they will stay in Australia after they graduate. The country would be better off with them than without them. I think of my car blowing a tyre on a desert highway in ...
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 ...
'How I visited every country in the world - without a single flight'
Daily Telegraph - 11/29/2012 10:26:31 AM
This would be the first of many border crossings as I embarked on what I knew would be the biggest adventure of my life: the Odyssey Expedition, the first surface journey to every country in the ... but after 1,426 days on the road, on Monday I crossed ...
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 12:50:50 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 ...
The 21 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 9/2/2014 8:36:32 AM
That maxim is behind the dramatically named "Misery Index," which adds together a country's unemployment and inflation rates ... To improve its economy, Poland must attend to road and rail infrastructure deficiencies, rigid labor code, commercial court ...
Brazilian Fan Killed by Thrown Toilet in World Cup Host City
Bleacher Report - 5/4/2014 12:22:57 AM
But with a tremendous number of spectators and reporters set to enter the country, and fans from every corner of the globe tuning in for the 2014 World Cup ... to prevent a similar situation down the road. Follow Bleacher Report Featured Columnist Patrick ...
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.
Kwiatkowski wins road race world title
The Miami Herald - 9/28/2014 2:32:15 PM
Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland pulled away from a star-studded field to win a grueling road race at the cycling world championships on Sunday ... pedaling and lift his arms in celebration of his country's first gold medal in the event.
Germany Is No. 1 in the World for Energy Efficiency; U.S. Ranks Near Bottom
The Weather Channel - 7/22/2014 12:18:09 PM
Americans drive more than 9,300 miles per year, more than citizens in any other major world economy ... which criticized the country for focusing more on road construction than expanding public transportation. Since then, the U.S. has made very little ...
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla ... to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness World Record ...
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country’s principal ... that if the current rise in road accident rates is not curbed, Saudi ...
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 ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
Inside Silk Road's drug market: U.S. pot and cocaine are cheap
CNN Money - 10/10/2013 11:15:17 AM
That's no surprise, given that 147 million people -- about 2.5% of the world's population -- consume cannabis every year, according to the World Health Organization. Prices on Silk Road were set ... differs greatly by country. Marijuana has been ...