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
Heatwave: the world goes on red alert
The National - 8/3/2015 8:40:07 AM
In May, the world’s second most populous country was hit by a heatwave and temperatures reached ... Photographs circulated on social media and news websites of melting tarmac roads and men peddling air conditioning units from the back of bicycles.
Take a cross-country trip on Instagram with 30 bizarre photos of popular roadside attractions
The Business Insider - 8/3/2015 12:57:48 PM
Summer is a great time to take a road trip, but if driving across the United ... and even just plain wacky tourist stops all over the country. Ever wanted to see the World's Largest Pistachio? Instagram has got you covered. Looking to get up close ...
'Belt-road' to benefit businesses in Malaysia
Asiaone Business - 8/2/2015 10:03:01 PM
The whole world is watching it. If Malaysia is slow to respond ... and China's annual trade volume with belt and road countries will exceed US$2.5 trillion (RM 9.5 trillion) in a decade or so. Alongside the initiative is the establishment of China ...
Country Legend Lynn Anderson Dead at 67
Rolling Stone - 7/31/2015 10:26:52 PM
Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Singer-songwriter Lynn Anderson, a dynamic Grammy-winning performer whose 1970 single, "Rose Garden," was a country and pop hit throughout the world, died Thursday ... with the bandleader's Welk Road Show. In 1970, having ...
Wellsboro Gazette - 8/2/2015 10:00:02 AM
He likes to try the ideas out on bonafide members of the world dilemma think tank before springing them ... built a log cabin 12 miles from the nearest road, and drove a dog team in the first Iditarod Race. He has also packed mules in the eastern High ...
World's Longest Yard Sale begins Thursday. See gallery of odd finds
Al.com - 8/3/2015 9:01:35 AM
The sale, held Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 6-9, 2015, has been featured on HGTV and the Tonight Show, as well as in Southern Living, Country Living, USA Today and Newsweek. The World's Longest ... attractions along back roads. The initial route followed ...
Special Olympics World Games: Pakistan’s medal tally goes up to 18
The Express Tribune - 8/1/2015 6:19:19 AM
KARACHI: Pakistan’s special Olympians added another three medals — one gold and two silver — to take the country’s tally to 18 at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Touseeful Hasan bagged a gold in the 10-kilometre road race in ...
New Mazda Road to Indy shootout goes global across double-digit series
Motor Sports Talk - 8/1/2015 12:31:33 PM
For this weekend’s seven rounds of competition at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, 13 countries are represented ... we can expand the Mazda Road to Indy entry-level opportunity to young champions from around the world. From an aggressive grassroots ...
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 8/2/2015 11:28:55 PM
Associated Press Two Malian soldiers were killed and five were injured when their convoy was ambushed in the center of the country, a defense official said Sunday. The attack occurred on the road between the central towns of Nampala and Diabaly ...
Russia Wants People to Road Trip from New York to London (via Moscow)
Gizmodo - 8/2/2015 3:57:57 PM
It would be a big improvement for the region; Siberian roads are notoriously terrible, after all. Image Credit: Siberian Times And the new highway would connect some very isolated Russian cities, like Irkutsk, to the rest of the world, although it would ...
The Global Military Satellites Market 2015-2025 - Country Analysis Market Profile
MENAFN - 8/2/2015 9:45:43 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois – United States – July 302015 (PR Buzz): The Global Military Satellites Market 2015-2025 - Country Analysis ... Hundreds of participants in the 23rd World Scout Camp being hosted now by Yamaguchi city in Japan have ...
World Breast-feeding Week focuses on working women
Times Herald-Record - 8/3/2015 4:32:33 PM
HUDSON VALLEY — World Breast-feeding Week is celebrated every year, Aug. 1-7, in more than 120 countries, to encourage breast-feeding ... 68 Harris-Bushville Road in Harris. In the event of inclement weather, the celebration will be moved to the dining ...
Landmark Enclave Exchange: The road to improved India-Bangladesh ties begins
Firstpost - 8/1/2015 4:53:25 AM
The 37,334 people in the Indian enclaves inside Bangladesh and 14,215 in Bangladeshi enclaves inside India have been deprived of such facilities as electricity, education, road connectivity ... the two countries will now need to find solutions to issues ...
Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by flooding
San Francisco Gate - 8/2/2015 4:48:04 PM
Local residents wade through a flooded road in Bago, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, Aug 1, 2015. Myanmar's president has declared several regions of the country to be disaster zones, as forecasts of heavy rain for the next ...
More Efficient Road Repairs On the Horizon
Valley News - 8/2/2015 12:37:31 PM
Lasers up front mapped the road’s roughness, and high-definition cameras on spider ... Improving the condition of the country’s highways and bridges will cost $120 billion between 2015 and 2020, while current spending at all levels of government ...