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
Rocky road to Brazil: Tostao fears a Thatcher effect at World Cup
The Independent - 3/8/2014 10:30:25 PM
While Romario howls in protest at overspending and Ronaldo grins cheesily from the pulpit of Fifa officialdom, another of Brazil's former greats is in two minds about what the World Cup might mean for his country. Could hosting this summer's finals lead to ...
EA Sports: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Has Six Ways to Win, Bonus Modes
Softpedia News - 3/6/2014 10:36:57 AM
The development team at EA Sports working on 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is ready to reveal all the new game modes in the coming football simulation and the various ways in which players will be able to win using them. The classic Road to the FIFA World Cup ...
World War One, a hundred years on, entrenched on London stages
Thomson Reuters - 3/4/2014 11:00:48 AM
With "War Horse" - the internationally hailed play about a British army steed in the Great War - still playing in the West End, theatre-goers can now delve deeper into the human side of the conflict that killed some 10 million military personnel.
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla drivers that set out to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
news.oneindia.in - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 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 ...
This Man From Calgary Spent 23 Years on the Road, Visiting Every Country in the World
smithsonianmag.com - 10/17/2013 6:37:57 PM
Mike Spencer Bown, 42, has been on the road since he sold his import company and, in 1990, left his home in Calgary. This week, upon arriving in Ireland, he completed his mission of more than twenty years—to experience every country in the world.
British country lane road rage attack caught on video
NBCNews.com - 5/14/2012 10:29:17 PM
LONDON - Police in Britain released video footage of an apparent road-rage incident between an angry woman and a man on a bicycle on a country lane, ITV News reported Monday. The clip shows a man wearing Wellington boots and flat-cap cycling along the ...
The world's deadliest road
theguardian.com - 12/8/2012 11:59:03 PM
And this is a World Bank road. You would never ever build a road like this in a developed country. Why is it OK for it to be built with millions of pounds of international money here in Bangladesh? Because these people are poor and it doesn't matter?"
Rushing on by road, rail and air
The Economist - 2/13/2008 11:56:07 PM
The world's largest, designed in the gently sinuous form ... The ministry's Huang Min says that railways in the booming east of the country could be run “according to market principles”. Investors, he says, will be attracted by the huge pent-up demand ...
Tesla Touts Cross-Country Trip, Aims For Guinness World Records
Forbes - 2/2/2014 11:46:32 PM
Tesla Motors Tesla Motors is plotting its way into the Guinness World Records. The electric car maker dispatched two Model S sedans in a cross-country drive that ended this morning in New York City. The trip, started in Los Angeles, took 76.5 ...
An international road map to the Kennedy Center’s World Stages festival
Washington Post - 3/7/2014 6:21:03 PM
The National Theatre of China, arriving with a Hong Kong writer’s modern take on a folkloric ... How many stamps will you put in your theater passport in the next few week? For a road map to the productions — and a few words from the creative forces ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
The map is part of “Roads Kill,” a series of reported pieces on global traffic safety. Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities ... Traffic laws, road signs, and speed bumps don’t often get mentioned as a potential way to save ...