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
How so many of the world’s people live in so little of its space
Washington Post - 9/3/2015 12:13:53 PM
Beyond the straight-forward maps that illustrate the number of people living in a given area, maps showing things like noise levels, roads or night-time ... Canada is the world's second largest country in terms of area, but its population is tiny.
The man who traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 reveals his packing strategy
Yahoo Finance - 9/3/2015 9:03:36 PM
Garfors managed to travel to every country in the world before he turned 40 ... Going somewhere with cobblestone streets or gravel roads can make traveling with a rolling suitcase a nightmare. Because of this, when Garfors travels on business, he packs ...
Amid ongoing crisis largely ignored by world, Myanmar floods deal major blow to agriculture – UN agency
UN News Centre - 9/3/2015 5:28:51 PM
Some 385,000 households have been displaced by the floods and landslides that destroyed thousands of homes, and irrigation canals in 12 of the country’s 14 provinces ... Severe damage to roads, bridges and railways is making these ongoing relief and ...
A former Wall Streeter headlines USA Cycling rosters for the upcoming world championships in Richmond
The Business Insider - 9/4/2015 11:51:13 AM
And to be racing here with your stars-and-stripes on, in your home country, it's fantastic ... in October 2014 after riding the 2015 UCI Road World Championships course. Phinney is one of the US's top talents who has won multiple Olympic and national ...
USA Cycling unveils teams for road world championships
YAHOO - 9/4/2015 4:37:33 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Taylor Phinney has completed his comeback from a career-threatening injury to make the U.S. team for the world championships. The competition returns to the country this month for the first time since 1986. USA Cycling announced the ...
The Latest: Refugees involved in road accident in Slovakia
Tulsa World - 9/4/2015 6:50:35 AM
BICSKE, Hungary (AP) — The latest news from the crisis of migrants pouring into countries across Europe. All times local (CET): We have used your information to see if you have a subscription with us. So far we have not found one. If you feel you are ...
Road crash severity highest in Ludhiana, 3rd in Amritsar
Times of India - 9/3/2015 6:01:39 AM
The latest estimate by the World Health Organization also shows that ... set up a national authority that can be held accountable for road deaths, on the lines of institutions in developed countries like the US and UK.
China to put on huge show of force for World War Two anniversary
Reuters - 9/2/2015 9:04:47 PM
China rarely misses an opportunity to remind its own people and the world about the atrocities and violence visited upon the country by Japan during the ... and some residents whose apartments overlook roads along which the tanks will rumble have been ...
Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World
PopMatters - 9/3/2015 12:13:53 PM
Writing with an insouciance that would get under the skin of the average “I’m not a tourist, I’m a traveler” would-be citizen of the world, he extols the joys of traveling in his own country, and not as a blinkered nativist but as somebody who’s ...
Vivian: SDP's ideas put country at risk
AsiaOne - 9/4/2015 12:09:43 AM
He said of SDP's policies: "Tax, spend, cut essential services and investments, including defence, that will put our country at risk ... other parts of the world, which have failed. "In other words, the SDP will set us on the road to Greece and it's ...
Grieving father: 'My kids have to be the wake-up call to the world.'
The Vancouver Sun - 9/4/2015 5:17:31 AM
My kids have to be the wake-up call to the world.” The Kurdi family’s plight is emblematic of the humanitarian crisis that has claimed Syria since the country descended into civil war four years ago. The United Nations estimates that 250,000 people ...
China’s AIIB to offer loans with fewer strings than World Bank: sources
Japan Times - 9/3/2015 6:15:58 AM
But down the road, the AIIB ... in Africa, where countries have lobbied the lender to work in their region, a source said. To meet its year-end deadline of starting operations, the AIIB has hired a team of former ADB and World Bank bankers, and is drafting ...
Book review: Peter Frankopan’s The Silk Roads pivots history towards Central Asia
The National - 9/3/2015 5:47:20 AM
There is plenty of bang for your buck as you journey through The Silk Roads. Frankopan upends the usual world-history narrative oriented ... Kazakhstan and the other countries of the steppe. We overlook such places at our peril. “For all their apparent ...
The Walking Dead: Road To Survival’ Game’s Viral Campaign Worked, 4 Million Downloads Already
The Inquisitr - 9/2/2015 11:20:47 PM
The Walking Dead: Road to Survival, racked up more than one million downloads in 24 hours at launch, and quickly became a Top 10 Free Game in 100 countries around the world.” “For the first time in a The Walking Dead game, Scopely has introduced a ...
M.D. Harmon: U.S. slips a bit in Cato Institute’s world freedom standings
Portland Press Herald - 9/4/2015 8:02:10 AM
And as the flip side, Freedom House, a middle-of-the-road think tank, offers Freedom in the World, a rating of nations ranking from ... The authors say they “look at 76 indicators in 152 countries to capture the degree to which people are free to engage ...