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
Take an Immersive Drive Through the World’s Most Secretive Country
roadtovr.com - 7/23/2016 11:57:42 PM
It’s a rare and immersive peek into a world few are allowed to witness. North Korea’s citizens cannot travel abroad, they have little contact with those granted access and any media available in the country ... s main arterial roads using a custom ...
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 ...
India to be a five million car market by 2020: Maruti Suzuki’s RC Bhargava
Live Mint - 7/25/2016 11:26:41 PM
Photo: HT New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, India’s largest car maker, said that the local car market will reach 5 million units in annual sales by 2020, making the country the fourth-largest market in the world. The estimates were given by Maruti ...
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 ...
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 ...
Hundreds killed by floods in China
The Sun Chronicle - 7/24/2016 12:07:50 PM
The rains, which began on Monday, have flooded streams, triggered landslides and destroyed homes across the country. Most of the fatalities ... on Chinese social media of angry villagers blocking roads, accusing the local authorities of failing to notify ...
Following the Ancient Tea-Horse Road. Or at Least Trying.
New York Times - 7/25/2016 6:30:13 AM
Many segments of the Tea-Horse Road carried regular horse and mule traffic as late as the post-World War II era ... in southwest China appeals to Chinese tourists as proof of the country’s ancient history and a stark counterpoint to its rapid development.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
World FM Day: Stakeholders advocate sustainable facilities management
Vanguard - 7/24/2016 10:59:14 PM
The forum further touched on the achievements of the facilities management industry in the country while ... N433.4 billion to roads, 23 per cent to power and 15 per cent to housing. Although these figures may seem inadequate considering World Bank ...