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
China Focus: Belt and Road Initiative applauded by international community
english.sina.com - 9/27/2016 12:30:58 PM
former PM of the Czech Republic Jiri Paroubek said the Belt and Road can accelerate economic growth of many Eurasian countries and will also become a driving force for the overall development of the world economy. The initiative will also promote world ...
World Tourism Day: Why people like road travel?
The New Indian Express - 9/27/2016 7:16:00 AM
Essentially, for shorter trips, road remains the preferred option across the country. Of the customers surveyed ... With the survey published on World Tourism Day, we have expanded on our already-extensive research about customer requirements and ...
Overcrowded bus slips off mountain road in Nepal, killing 14
FOX News - 9/27/2016 12:02:20 PM
The two-week festival is the most important one in Nepal, a predominantly Hindu country. It is illegal to travel on the roof of a bus in Nepal, but police do not monitor rural roads. Traffic accidents in the Himalayan country are blamed mainly on poorly ...
John Cena Leads Wheeling Crowd In Singing Of ‘Country Roads’
CBS Pittsburgh - 9/27/2016 8:13:16 AM
It turns out, he can also carry a tune. The 15-time world champion led fans in a singing of “Country Roads” Monday night. The sing-along capped off a WWE live event at Wesbanco Arena in Wheeling, West Virginia. Moments earlier, Cena was silenced by WWE ...
Clinton reassures a fearful world
Washington Post - 9/27/2016 10:03:38 PM
Argentina’s experience shows that good countries can make very bad political decisions that have lasting costs. Visiting here with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was also a reminder of how intently the rest of the world is following this year’s U.S ...
T.J.Maxx and Katherine Schwarzenegger Unveil the Untold Stories from Inspirational Women Across the Country at Road to Real Gallery Exhibit in NYC
Yahoo Finance - 9/27/2016 12:02:20 PM
The Road to Real tour and gallery exhibit is rooted in the T.J.Maxx dedication to spotlight and share all the ways women are inspiring the world around them, as also seen in new TV spots this fall, that continue to use everyday women to share their ...
90 pc of world population breathing bad air, causing one in nine deaths globally: WHO
India TV - 9/27/2016 8:34:45 AM
Poorer countries have much dirtier air than the developed world, according to the report ... urging governments to cut the number of vehicles on the road, improve waste management and promote clean cooking fuel. According to WHO experts, the problem ...
A “special adviser on traffic lights” neatly captures the mad world of political appointments in Nigeria
Quartz - 9/24/2016 11:54:34 PM
The post, Wike says, is necessary due to the installation of traffic and street lights on major roads across the state ... Though Nigeria is one of Africa’s richest countries, most of its people remain in dire straits, mainly due to financial ...
Air Pollution Gets Worse By the Day: WHO
Med India - 9/27/2016 1:13:55 PM
but pollution "affects practically all countries in the world and all parts of society", Neira said in a statement. "Fast action to tackle air pollution can't come soon enough," she added, urging governments to cut the number of vehicles on the road ...
One Man Has Made It His Mission To Look After All The Cats Abandoned By Refugees Fleeing Aleppo
Uproxx - 9/28/2016 1:38:23 AM
The Syrian city of Aleppo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It served as one endpoint of the famed Silk Road, and its history and ... and rebel-controlled east sides of the country. The country’s civil war began in 2011 ...
Where is the most expensive commercial rent in the country? Hint: It’s not New York
Denver Post - 9/23/2016 11:55:45 PM
What Sand Hill Road lacks is vibrant street life, restaurants, shops or access to major public transportation routes. On either side of the roughly 2-mile strip between Interstate 280 and Junipero Serra Boulevard, where many of the world’s top VCs hang ...
Analysis: America in Shambles? Trump Paints Dim Picture of Country in Debate
NBC News - 9/27/2016 2:43:59 AM
In Trump's telling, America has third-world quality airports, cities with high crime rates and low employment, a permanent underclass of African-Americans and companies rushing to take jobs out of the country and ... including roads and airports, although ...
Giant Kazakh oil field to be in production by year's end
United Press International - 9/27/2016 7:51:48 AM
A June report from the World Bank said economic decline in Kazakhstan has ... in trading partners China and Russia have left the Central Asian country facing a long road to recovery.
World’s largest blue topaz unveiled 30 years after ‘British Indiana Jones’ escaped Nazis and piranha to get it
www.thesun.co.uk - 9/27/2016 9:10:32 AM
THE WORLD’S biggest piece of cut blue topaz gemstone has been ... Max Ostro emigrated to South America abd started hunting for gems after his native country Poland came under communist control and all his wealth was confiscated Born in Poland, Max ...
California considers using high-traffic roads to produce electricity
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2016 10:19:08 PM
The California Energy Commission is investing $2 million to study whether piezoelectric crystals can be used to produce electricity from the mechanical energy created by vehicles driving on roads ... in other parts of the world have been discontinued.