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
Map: These countries have the world’s deadliest roads
Washington Post - 5/22/2015 6:53:25 AM
his case drew attention to the astonishing number of people who die from car crashes in the country every single year. Drunk driving in India is a major cause of traffic accidents. As Quartz India noted in a piece titled "On India’s deadly roads ...
11 Countries with the Best Roads in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/23/2015 4:50:32 AM
These world class roads that can inspire anyone to pack up their back and set out on a road trip actually do exist in some countries. When you’re considering of visiting a country quality of roads should generally be on the top of the priorities to be ...
Ireland on course to be first country to legalise gay marriage by popular vote
theguardian.com - 5/23/2015 1:18:46 PM
Varadkar said: “We’re the first country in the world to enshrine marriage equality in our constitution ... I’ve seen bellwether boxes open, middle-of-the road areas who wouldn’t necessarily be liberal and they are resoundingly voting yes.”
The Record on the Road: Sri Lanka
North Jersey - 5/24/2015 1:14:36 AM
Here we are standing near the entrance of the Dambulla Cave Temple in Sri Lanka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sri Lanka was hit hard by the 2004 tsunami, but it has recovered fully and is an excellent Asian country to visit. The culture, scenery ...
World Bank to lend Albania up to $1.2 billion over 5 years
The Indian Express - 5/23/2015 12:28:40 PM
The country suffers from rapidly rising public debt, which has reached 70 percent of gross domestic product, up from 60 percent in 2012. Part of the loans are already being used to fund the budget and support the energy and health sectors as well as road ...
Road to Rio: Looking ahead to Sonar in 2016 for France
parasport-news.com - 5/24/2015 4:56:30 AM
The French boat finished first at last year’s world championship, earning the country a qualification berth for the 2016 Summer Paralympics. It was crewed by Bruno Jourden, Nicolas Vimont-Vicary and Erick Flaeul. France has one boat ranked ...
China's new silk road could change global economics forever
The Business Insider - 5/22/2015 9:41:02 PM
The pipeline is also set to traverse the country, following the Karakoram Mountain ... enormous for a revival of trade and commerce. The ancient Silk Road increased trade across the known world, but the Road also offered far more than trade.
The In-Between World Of Vikram Lall
NPR News - 5/24/2015 9:42:50 AM
To me has been attributed the emptying of a large part of my troubled country’s treasury in recent years ... It was accessible from a side road that left the highway, less than a mile away, at the railway station. Far out in the distance, the farthest ...
S P School organises cross-country run
Greater Kashmir - 5/23/2015 7:45:19 PM
The run, flagged-off at the school campus, M A Road, here, culminated at the Botanical Garden on the banks of world-famous Dal Lake ... the prize distribution ceremony of the Annual Cross Country Run organized by Sir Syed Memorial, Higher Secondary ...
World Bank IMF UNDP and Diplomatic Reps Tour Sicomines Project to Observe Progress of the DRCs First Infrastructure-For-Minerals Partnership Mines
MENAFN - 5/24/2015 6:29:34 AM
of Congo (DRC) May 21 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- From May 16-17 members of the World Bank United Nations Development ... disburse approximately 3 billion for the construction of roads dams hospitals and schools including infrastructure ...
How Israel’s army skirts minefields to pave a smoother road to conversion
The Times of Israel - 5/24/2015 10:47:16 AM
According to the rabbinate, according to the entire country, I am some sort of retarded atheist ... in 2013 only 4,843 chose to travel the road toward civilian conversion. Stern described this as a national problem: if the conversion process remained ...
Riding into History returns to World Golf Village
m.staugustine.com - 5/22/2015 11:21:15 PM
Riding Into History, one of America’s premier vintage motorcycle events, will return this weekend to the World Golf Village near St. Augustine. The Grand Marshal is David Aldana a motorcycle racer who specialized in dirt track oval racing and road racing.
Modi making the world his stage
AsiaOne - 5/24/2015 4:13:33 AM
It has been a busy, globe-trotting first year for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the former chief minister of Gujarat made his presence felt on the world stage ... who welcomed him in the ancient Silk Road city of Xi'an, in a similar break from ...
World's oldest person turns 116 Saturday in Inkster
Detroit Free Press - 5/23/2015 6:23:36 AM
The Inkster woman was born in 1899, named the oldest living person in the world last month and will turn 116 on Saturday ... to begin around 1 p.m. The church is located at 821 Inkster Road in Inkster.
Nigeria: “Mad” people in a mad country
le Globaliste - 5/23/2015 7:45:19 PM
Reflecting upon the great wealth of this country and how a large population of us live on less than a $1USD per day is enough to make you mad. How can you remain sane when you’re starving for food, when the gutter is where you find water, when the roads ...