Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Waterways map
Liberland: Hundreds of Thousands Apply to Live in the World's Newest—Very Tiny—Libertarian 'Country'
Alter Net - 4/24/2015 6:10:52 PM
It is a secluded area where verdant forest meets white sand on a western bank of the river Danube. The only signs of life ... one every three seconds – from almost every country in the world. Prospective citizens are also offering Liberland their ...
Get happy in the world's happiest countries
WTAE Pittsburgh - 4/24/2015 2:07:29 PM
And the lovely River Aare offers in-town swimming and boating ... Never mind that Denmark lost the top spot this year and is now the third-happiest country in the world. Looking at all that Danes have to be happy about, you won't notice the slight dip ...
Funding education like a Third-World country
Jackson Herald Today - 4/24/2015 2:57:35 PM
Many of our colleges are spending money like water, hiking tuition rates faster than inflation ... yet fund our local school systems like a backward Third World country? Mike Buffington is co-publisher and editor of The Jackson Herald.
India Stays World’s Top Beef Exporter Despite New Bans on Slaughtering Cows
Time - 4/24/2015 7:12:18 AM
India has been the largest exporter of beef in the world ... the country, states like Maharashtra — one of its largest — recently expanded the ban to include bulls and bullocks as well. However, since India’s exports are composed entirely of water ...
UAE delegation briefs inte'l media on country's water initiatives at 7th World Water Forum
Zawya - 4/16/2015 5:58:53 PM
DAEGU-GYEONGBUK, 16th April 2015 (WAM) --- Representatives from the United Arab Emirates' delegation to the 7th World Water Forum (WWF) in the Republic of Korea have briefed international media on the vital water challenges the UAE faces and how the ...
Water Asset Management: Hunting Liquid Assets
Barron's - 4/25/2015 4:33:38 AM
and even taken private a water utility. From the long/short fund’s start in 2006 though 2014, it averaged a compounded 7.79% annual return (after fees)—a bit less than the 7.98% of the Standard & Poor’s 500 but ahead of the MSCI All Country World ...
Why water is on everyone’s mind
Live Mint - 4/24/2015 6:53:49 PM
Since California supplies nearly half the country’s fruits, nuts and veggies (agriculture ... A report released by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization at the recently concluded World Water Forum in South Korea, the largest international water ...
'Can you come get us?’ California family torn apart by Yemen conflict
San Francisco Chronicle - 4/24/2015 1:38:51 PM
It’s a situation that has rippled across the world, to places like the Bay Area and the Central ... in Aden — report they are regularly without electricity or running water. They sleep in the basement for fear of a bomb striking the home.
2015 World Malaria Day: Invest In The Future; Defeat Malaria
Leadership - 4/25/2015 2:03:19 AM
This community lacks basic infrastructure and has no tarred roads or potable water. In 2013 ... of the highest levels of net use in the country. Malaria is one of the most serious health problems facing the world and particularly Nigeria.
Push towards patriotism: De Souza dominates Drug Aware Margaret River Pro
Examiner - 4/24/2015 10:42:53 PM
The third stop on the Men’s World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in Western Australia ... The focus is shifting from a surfer who is the best to a state or country that surfs the best. This sense of ...
Avalon Waterways Unveils Exotic Collection of River & Small Ship Cruises for 2016
Luxury Travel Magazine - 4/24/2015 10:11:15 AM
On three of the most iconic rivers in the world, Avalon Waterways charters space aboard equally great ... in what is one of the country's best and last, to be-discovered, hideaways. Billini Hotel - Santo Domingo Discover the Dominican Republic's most ...
The Water Diviner Review: Russell Crowe Directs an Epic
MOVIE FANATIC - 4/24/2015 11:58:38 AM
an Australian farmer who has a gift -- he can find water below the land in an area that hasn’t seen rainfall in years. It’s the early 1900s and he is the father of three sons who, inspired by duty to king and country, enlist in World War I and head off ...
New water supply system to benefit 2,000 in Madagascar
Spy Ghana - 4/24/2015 8:55:30 PM
said Madagascar’s Minister of Water Johanita Ndahimananjara. Madagascar is ranked the forth country in the world to have the lowest rate in access to drinking water, data from the Ministry of Water said. Only 14 percent of the 22 million people in ...
State-by-state guide to America’s most spectacular natural wonders
New York Post - 4/24/2015 2:04:30 AM
to the breathtaking drama of Niagara Falls, N.Y., the country contains some of the world’s most incredible natural wonders ... Set up to protect the tidal salt flats and the migratory water fowl that reside there for part of the year, the area is ...
Poland will not allow Russian bikers to enter country
GoDanRiver - 4/24/2015 10:54:12 AM
The Night Wolves group had planned to enter Poland next week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Their plan was to cross several countries on their way to Berlin, following a path taken by the Red Army in its defeat of Adolf ...