Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Waterways map
Forgotten Walt Disney World: River Country
pjmedia.com - 6/26/2013 11:58:05 PM
The Weather Channel has run a fascinating feature on weather.com: a photo gallery of “Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks.” The post lives up to its name — the photos show an eerie emptiness to the parks, which run the gamut from a park decimated by ...
Man walking length of Nile River through 7 countries
CP24 - 4/11/2014 3:30:42 PM
The yearlong 4,250 mile journey along the world's longest river will see the former British army captain pass through seven countries. After four months trekking through Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, Levison Wood is now in South Sudan, a country with little ...
Liz Kilgo Sets Her Sites on Country Rock [Video]
Guardian LV - 4/18/2014 3:40:53 AM
Through connections and hard work, Liz is making her mark in the world of country rock. Just as the mighty Cumberland River and its tributaries wind around the city of Nashville, country music has many of its own offshoots. Blending blues, gospel and jazz ...
Colombia is world's first country to wipe out river blindness - WHO
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 7/31/2013 7:17:22 AM
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombia has become the first country in the world to eradicate river blindness through the distribution of an anti-parasitic drug in affected parts of the South American nation and a sustained health education ...
French Country Waterways
USA Today - 6/26/2013 6:21:39 PM
The comfortably elegant environment provides an easy way to see, feel and experience France along with a small number of fellow passengers – who will come to feel like co-conspirators in a world of low-key decadence. The experience: These four ...
U.S. News & World Report ranks OPRF No. 19 in state
Forest Leaves - 4/23/2014 4:28:03 PM
U.S. News and World Report released its ranking for the best high schools across the country this week. Oak Park-River Forest High School was ranked No. 19 in Illinois and No. 493 nationally. According to the U.S News & World Report: Students have the ...
Boca West Country Club Maintains Prestigious Distinguished Emerald Club of the World Award from BoardRoom Magazine
Benzinga - 4/24/2014 4:09:34 AM
The #1 Private Residential Country Club in the Country and #1 Private ... 31 tennis courts, waterways and wooded areas. About The Distinguished Clubs of the World Award Program BoardRoom magazine developed the Distinguished Clubs of the World award program ...
Myanmar to carry out maintenance work on two major rivers
Xinhua News Agency - 4/24/2014 3:05:08 AM
Flowing from north to south, the Ayeyawaddy River has been the key water transport route of Myanmar since ancient times. It poses a great barrier to the social and economic relations between the eastern and western parts of the country. According to ...
Vanished World of Disney 6 - River Country
Youtube - 11/15/2006 11:58:51 PM
Disney World Parks and Rides that are no more. River Country was the first Disney World water park. It was themed on an "ol' fashioned water hole" and had a rustic quality to it. It was less frenetic than the later water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard ...
Digital River Extends Its SMB Payments Solution to U.K. Merchants
PYMNTS.com - 4/24/2014 11:54:51 AM
Digital River, Inc. a global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service ... manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world. “Whether you are an independent e-merchant or a commerce provider in need of ...
All the world's a stage: Shakespeare's Globe launches 'Hamlet' tour to every nation on Earth
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 4/24/2014 6:25:34 AM
"Hamlet" opens Wednesday — on Shakespeare's 450th birthday — with the first of three performances at the Globe, a reconstructed Elizabethan playhouse beside the River Thames ... culture to every country, to all the peoples of the world."
Adidas shifts orders from striking China plant
Reuters - 4/24/2014 10:28:57 AM
Thousands of workers at a factory in Dongguan in the Pearl River Delta run by Hong Kong-listed Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings (0551.HK), the world's largest shoe maker ... a strategic sourcing country for us." Yue Yuen executive director George Liu declined ...
Why South Sudan May Face World's Worst Famine in Quarter Century
National Geographic - 4/21/2014 2:47:13 AM
South Sudan, the world's youngest country, is on the verge of the world's worst famine ... of Africa—internally displaced refugees have flocked to the banks of the Nile River to escape the fighting. There, they have been able to sustain themselves ...