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
Why 8 Of The 10 Most Dangerous Countries For Road Deaths Are In Africa
AFKinside - 5/23/2016 9:25:09 AM
WHO data further showed that eight out of 10 most dangerous countries in the world for road deaths in 2013 were in Africa, while 40 of the 50 countries with the highest road-death rates across all ages were also from the continent. These include Libya ...
2016 Road World Championship's Official Mascot ‘Khaz’ unveiled
The Peninsula - 5/24/2016 11:54:17 AM
He is proud of his country, loves his extended family and respects all other ... nature make him an ideal symbol for Qatar’s historic role in hosting the UCI Road World Championships, Doha 2016”, a press release issued by the organizing committee ...
A road map to freedom: What the world could learn from Ireland’s fight for LGBT rights
Salon - 5/22/2016 9:26:20 AM
Thus the discovery of a gay history and of a gay tradition and a sense of gay heritage has to be done by each individual as part of the road to freedom ... make its way into every town and county in the country, every home and every individual conscience.
Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Sadak Yojana on anvil to make roads safer; to have Rs 2,000 crore initial fund
Economic Times - 5/24/2016 4:51:57 AM
India has the highest number of roads fatalities in the world. More than 231,000 people are killed in road traffic crashes in the country every year, according to the World Health Organisation. "States have already been asked to send details of locations ...
The US will arm a communist country for the first time since WWII
Public Radio International - 5/24/2016 1:45:50 AM
For years after US forces left Vietnam, following a conflict that had killed millions in Southeast Asia, the two countries didn't speak ... bloodiest conflict America has been involved in since World War II. The physical and mental scars are still there ...
Controversial World Humanitarian Summit opens
Euronews - 5/23/2016 9:20:58 PM
Leaders and delegates from 175 countries ... to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in its recent history. What the participants have been trying to do at this Summit find better ways to deal with these deep seated problems and draw up a road map ...
World Bank Group Opens Fiji Office
The World Bank - 5/23/2016 10:32:33 PM
The World Bank already supports a number of projects in Fiji, including a US$50 million loan for the Transport Infrastructure Investment Project, which aims to reduce the backlog of maintenance work on roads and ... needs of the country’s most vulnerable ...
Wild Cross-Country Tech - World Cup XCO 2, Germany
Pink Bike - 5/21/2016 12:16:20 AM
Her Procaliber SL carbon hardtail takes technology originally developed for the company's Domane road bike ... prominent. World Cup racing is all about factory this, lightweight that, and... duct tape? The KS LEV seatpost on this BMC cross-country rig ...
Silent Sparks - The Wondrous World of Fireflies by Sara Lewis
Examiner - 5/23/2016 11:19:41 AM
But these areas are being demolished on an industrial scale around the country - and the rest of the world - by logging, other extraction industries, by commercial and residential development and roads. The other serious threat, something which impacts ...
World Rally Championship Results – Ulsterman Meeke Victorious in Portugal
Sports News Ireland - 5/23/2016 11:05:22 AM
He took the lead in the second stage on Friday morning and remained trouble free on the rocky mountain roads in the north of the country, making the most of clean, grippy conditions courtesy of a low start position. “It was nearly a perfect weekend ...
India, Thailand, Myanmar to be connected with a 1400-km road
India TV - 5/23/2016 3:58:51 PM
Indian Ambassador to Thailand Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi said 73 bridges in Myanmar, built more than seven decades ago during World War II ... Our two countries share cultural, spiritual and linguistic links. With this road we will also have physical ...
Yemen suicide attacks by Islamic State kill at least 45 army recruits
Japan Today - 5/23/2016 10:18:14 PM
The country is also home to active al-Qaida and Islamic State ... medicine and other supplies by donkeys that travel on back roads.
Adventure road: 7 days on Central Asia's Pamir Highway
CNN - 5/24/2016 1:02:53 AM
Barren mountains stretched in every direction, casting shadows over the second-highest international road in the world. China loomed over the eastern ... asking me about my time in their country. Many Pamiris are learning English to work in the growing ...
Smaller ASEAN Countries Stand Up to China
Economy Watch - 5/23/2016 1:21:22 PM
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s whirlwind tour of Brunei, Cambodia and Laos during 22–24 April 2016 courted support for his country’s territorial claims ... his visit that China’s One Belt One Road initiative, which proposes a China–Laos ...
Switzerland's Gotthard Train Tunnel Will Be World's Longest, Deepest
NBC News - 5/22/2016 3:35:34 AM
The world gets a little smaller next month with the unveiling ... the lack of a high-speed route through a mountain range that lies at the crossroads of four countries. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande and Italian ...