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
Research Points To The Most Dangerous People In The World: Ourselves While Driving
Forbes - 7/26/2016 4:51:48 PM
Their analysis further concludes road injuries jumped up the list from #10 in 1990 to #5 in 2013 (see below from 3). Unfortunately, middle-income countries are where most of the world lives (see figure below from 4). While Africa leads the world road ...
China joins U.N. trucking treaty, stepping onto new Silk Road
Reuters - 7/26/2016 5:03:08 AM
Fifteen years after joining the World Trade Organization (WTO), China is hoping ... which oversees the TIR convention. China's new Silk Road to Europe includes countries in Central Asia as well as Russia and Turkey, and potential maritime links to the ...
Has the world forgotten about Afghanistan?
Public Radio International - 7/25/2016 11:33:51 PM
Even today you see more poverty, you see no roads being paved ... clear by now that the world has forgotten Afghanistan,” Sarwary said. Sarwary said that Afghanistan has progressed since the Taliban lost control of the country in 2001.
Canada worst in developed world for drunk-driving deaths
Hamilton Spectator - 7/25/2016 2:51:18 PM
Canada has topped the list of 19 wealthy countries in the percentage of road deaths linked to alcohol impairment ... the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed data from the World Health Organization and the Organization for Economic ...
A Dangerous Road
US News and World Report - 7/21/2016 11:52:54 PM
The greatest problems exist in the developing world, but those gaps should not mask issues ... in just 19 states and the District of Columbia across the country. Our nation's record of road deaths is a silent epidemic, one that's preventable with an ...
World Youth Day in the ‘Capital of Mercy’
NCRegister - 7/26/2016 8:30:43 AM
Although Auschwitz is not part of World Youth Day events ... have been generous to refugees and migrants, considering the country is not located “on the road of the main migratory flows in Europe.” This was according to Polish bishops’ spokesman ...
Canada - 7/26/2016 11:08:12 AM
For two years, Quattrocchi was on a journey spanning five continents and 40 countries ... will connect us with a cause and the world around us. It’s an idea he’s cultivated over thousands of hours on the road alone and through the chance meetings ...
Forests and Crops grow Hand-by-Hand in Costa Rica
Inter Press Service - 7/26/2016 6:53:29 PM
one country, Costa Rica, took a different path and it’s now a role-model for a peaceful coexistence between food production and sustainable forestry. UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) flagship publication The State of the World´s Forest ...
World's Leading Producers of Beer, Wine and Spirits Gain Momentum in Their Efforts to Address Alcohol-related Harm
PR Newswire - 7/26/2016 7:11:59 AM
reaching 99 countries across all seven regions. Enlisting the support of retailers to reduce harmful drinking The Guiding Principles on Responsible Retailing were published in November 2015 at the World Retail Congress in South Africa. These principles ...
Renault Lodgy World Edition with special features launched at INR 9.74 lakh ex-Delhi
Motoroids - 7/25/2016 9:14:51 AM
Renault has also announced – 3CARE comprehensive maintenance which includes 3 years of warranty (up to 60,000 kms), 3 years of Road Side Assistance ... Commenting on the launch of the Lodgy World Edition, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director ...
Delticom AG/MotorradreifenDirekt.de: “ThreesomeWithTwins” – a Trio’s over-Two-Year Bike Trip around the World
Business Wire - 7/26/2016 9:20:50 AM
A full of adventures motorbike around-the-world tour by three motorcycle enthusiasts: four continents, more than 50 countries, over 100,000 kilometres ... particularly suitable for semi-paved dirt roads. These were then mounted on the bikes with expert ...
Zimbabweans Around the World Rising Up Against Mugabe - 'Enough Is Enough!
AllAfrica - 7/24/2016 8:43:14 PM
Hospitals lack basic medical supplies, roads are crumbling ... Feb. 21 of this year. The country, though one of the world's poorest, is also one of the world's top 10 diamond producers, though revenues are not used to help the population.
We must take the local gov’t road to prosperity
Jamaica Observer - 7/26/2016 5:10:17 AM
LED is not a mere phrase that evokes an idea of possibilities, it also represents a global movement that has seen some of the world’s most prosperous nations not only achieve prosperity gains, but LED also enables countries to maintain these gains for ...
Long isolated, Africa’s Jewish ‘islands’ bridged by photographer’s lens
The Times of Israel - 7/23/2016 11:57:42 PM
The synagogues of emerging Jewish communities in Africa are often modest affairs at the end of bumpy dirt roads ... to the wider Jewish world. David’s HaChayim HaYehudim Jewish Photo Library boasts over 100,000 photos from 145 countries and territories ...
World Youth Day 25 years later: mercy is still indispensable for all of us
Catholic News Agency - 7/25/2016 3:48:34 PM
Excitement is building in Poland as millions of young people from over 180 countries descend upon Krakow for ... Continue along this road!” This time, like each World Youth Day before, will no doubt plant the seeds for many new vocations to married ...