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
Northern Ireland's 'Game of Thrones' road painted by mistake
Star Telegram - 2/10/2016 9:47:05 AM
The country road flanked by gloriously gnarled beech trees provides the otherworldly backdrop of Kingsroad, the central path through the mythical world of Westeros. Government officials say the paint job was a mistake and will be scrubbed off by Thursday.
Traveling Through Venezuela, a Country Teetering on the Brink
New York Times - 2/9/2016 9:51:15 PM
In Morrocoy, the road ended at a pier ... Ransoms are a business across this country. Mérida sits between two high sets of mountains, a picturesque Andean university town. A cable car, said to be the world’s highest, once offered sweeping views of ...
Dr M: Buy Proton or M'sia will become failed third world country
Malaysiakini - 2/9/2016 3:24:42 PM
We will revert into being a failed third world country. "(But) when you buy a local car ... But the government need to tax motorists because of the roads and other infrastructures that government has to provide," he said. He also touted Proton's ...
Argentines have world’s lowest tolerance for torture
Buenos Aires Herald - 2/10/2016 12:46:02 PM
Argentines have the least tolerance for the use of torture in the world, with only 15 percent of those surveyed considering it justified whether carried out by national authorities or by the United States. In most countries ... of the road, with support ...
Economy on road to recovery - Terkper
Modern Ghana - 2/10/2016 12:38:53 PM
The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, says the economy is on the track to recovery and with the assistance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it is expected that the country would avoid ... while the World Bank was projecting growth at seven ...
Auto Expo 2016: Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm gives visitors a virtual drive through Oculus Rift
Motoroids - 2/10/2016 2:04:47 PM
The Chevrolet pavilion at the 2016 Auto Expo was magnificent and housed two of the most sought after cars in the world, the Corvette and Camaro ... The brawny Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm stood proud in an orange colour, with black vinyl wrap ...
Road Safety Measures Can Prevent Millions of Deaths, Injuries
Voice of America - 2/10/2016 9:47:05 AM
Countries most at risk It says 90 percent of the 1.25 million road deaths worldwide occur in low-and middle-income countries, although they account for only 54 percent of the world’s vehicles. It notes Africa has the highest fatality rate, representing ...
BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD to Play Don't Tell Mama in March
Broadway World - 2/10/2016 11:05:49 AM
Entertainment destination Don't Tell Mama presents performing artist Tracey O'Farrell in her original solo cabaret show Bless the Broken Road on Saturday ... acclaimed cabaret productions across the country and in shows at The Metropolitan Room with ...
Fed Cup World Group I Playoffs Draw Announced
VAVEL - 2/10/2016 4:24:58 AM
Interesting fact: the road team has won three of the four ties hosted by one of the competing countries (twice they played at a neutral site). This tie guarantees that one team who competed in the World Group I this year will be demoted, as both Germany ...
The harsh realities about South Africa that the World Bank dare not speak
THE CONVERSATION - 2/10/2016 2:16:07 AM
This is worth unpacking. 1) “Spent more than other countries”? Of the world’s 40 largest countries, only four - South Korea, China, Mexico and India - had lower social spending than South Africa, measured in 2011 as a share of Gross Domestic Product ...
We should not forget Chibombo Road Disaster which claimed 51 lives
UK Zambians - 2/10/2016 11:27:18 AM
The World Health Organization uses a severity ratio guideline ... only to advocate for road victims with their families but also raise awareness on road safety in our country. Working with Puma Energy Zambia Plc, Puma Energy Foundation and Amend we ...
7 of the Most Memorable Fan Protests in World Football
Bleacher Report - 2/10/2016 4:27:57 PM
Ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup and World Cup, which were held in Brazil in 2013 and 2014, respectively, thousands of Brazilians staged protests across the country ... protestors tried to block the road to the stadium in Sao Paulo, according to ...
Talk by University at Buffalo political scientists explores realities of political polarization
University at Buffalo - 2/10/2016 2:54:53 PM
These two levels of analysis are the focus of the next Scholars on the Road lecture presented ... of major events like World War II, the Great Depression or the Cold War,” says Campbell. “These factors unified the country in an unusual way.”
Accelerating Road Safety, a Priority for Poorest Countries
The World Bank - 11/17/2015 8:03:17 PM
... death among those aged 15 to 29 The road safety challenge requires decisive and committed leadership, effective funding, and accelerated action if countries are to meet targets through proven results All World Bank road projects today address road saf ...
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
Thanks to a combination of insufficient or nonexistent safety laws, poor infrastructure and a lack of enforcement, low- and middle-income countries account for 48 percent of the world’s vehicles but more than 90 percent of the world’s road traffic ...