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
CNN World Exclusive live: Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi
IBN Live - 9/21/2014 4:46:25 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a world exclusive interview to CNN has said that he has a clear road map to channel the entrepreneurial ... of the people of India by my actions, we can take the country forward: PM Modi 4:59 pm: PM Modi: Terrorism is ...
FRSC Corps Marshal confirms World Bank positive impact on Nigerian roads
World Stage - 9/22/2014 3:26:29 AM
WorldStage Newsonline—Nigeria’s Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi has described the World Bank-assisted Safe Corridor project in the country as a value- added impetus to road safety management and ...
China, US, India push world carbon emissions up
Financial Express - 9/22/2014 12:23:22 PM
SummarySpurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year Have road map to channelise talent ... all saw their emissions jump. No other country came close in additional emissions.
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 ...
Brad Paisley Announces 2014 Country Nation World Tour
Taste of Country - 5/15/2014 12:55:51 PM
Brad Paisley‘s revving up to hit the road for his 2014 Country Nation World Tour, bringing his hits to cities in the United States and Canada this summer. Paisley’s tour, sponsored by Kraft Cheese & Dairy brands, kicks off in the City of Brotherly Love ...
Odisha Tourism road show at Bhopal to attract domestic tourists
Orissa Diary - 9/22/2014 3:05:01 AM
Located on the eastern coast of the country, Odisha is a tourists’ paradise and has ... culturally pleasing insight into one of the oldest civilizations of the World. The road show will benefit and provide information on Odisha Tourism to the tour ...
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 ...
Bullet trains tighten China’s embrace of restive Xinjiang
Washington Post - 9/10/2014 12:51:55 PM
Long-term stability Touring Xinjiang in April, President Xi Jinping was quoted as saying that the long-term stability of Xinjiang was vital to the entire country ... onto the world’s front pages. While the dream of a new Silk Road speaks of open ...
Bookstores live! Secrets of the stores saving the book world
Salon - 9/11/2014 10:59:11 PM
Their dispatches from the road begin here. When we left New York with nothing but an enormous summer’s sunbaked country on the other side of the windshield, and half a dozen readings on the calendar for the next week and a half, the main question we ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/24/2008 1:07:23 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
9 of the world's greatest tunnels
CNN - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
Colorado's Eisenhower road tunnel is one of the world's highest, located 3,401 meters (11,158 feet ... "Despite being an expensive country, Norway builds some of the cheapest tunnels," says Alun Thomas, head of tunnels at engineering consultancy Ramboll.
World Bank announces its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/14/2014 8:31:25 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
'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 ...
Nigeria: World Bank Safe Corridor Impacting On Nigerian Roads - FRSC
AllAfrica - 9/22/2014 3:19:20 AM
He said that the World Bank intervention initiative on road rehabilitation ... that has existed between the two agencies as manifested by the improved road network across the country and enhanced operational activities by the FRSC. He also said that ...
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.