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
World Bank investment in Tajikistan to lead the country out of isolation
Asia News - 2/28/2015 3:12:43 PM
most isolated country, with only limited regional and international connectivity, where road transport is often the only option given the alpine topography and small rail network," said Patricia Veevers-Carter, World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan.
Afghan avalanches, flooding taking toll across the country
Tulsa World - 2/27/2015 1:23:32 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say that severe conditions and lack of machinery are hampering efforts to reach people trapped, injured or dead after avalanches and flooding across large swaths of the country. Mohammad Aslam Syas, deputy chief ...
Washington ‘tokes’ high road to pot
Times of India - 2/27/2015 4:36:48 AM
WASHINGTON: A city where the country's president was once roasted for saying he smoked but "didn't inhale" has legalized pot, marking a new high in America's bid to decriminalize marijuana possession and use. Starting Thursday, it will not be illegal to ...
Cheruiyot and Kitwara return to World's Best 10k
IAAF - 2/27/2015 5:29:54 PM
World cross country championships-bound and 2014 Commonwealth Games ... and Bogota’s International Marathon and Carrera de la Mujer are the only IAAF Label road races in Latin America. With registration still open, organisers expect to exceed 12,000 ...
Richmond 2015 Announces Official Schedule for2015 UCI Road World Championships
Around Rings - 2/27/2015 4:25:29 PM
24 Road Race Training 10 a.m./12 p.m. Fri ... we know this is a golden opportunity to elevate Richmond in the minds of businesses and tourists around the country and world. The official schedule announced today will showcase our city and region to ...
Jamaica Observer - 2/27/2015 1:26:31 PM
Yet we seem to accept the carnage with great equanimity, as if it is a routine part of living in the modern world," said Hind. For the years 2014 and 2015, between 600 and 700 Jamaicans will die on the country's roads, he stated. "That number of road ...
CNN's Weir escapes studio for the road
Lake Country Sun - 2/27/2015 1:30:42 AM
"It's so rare to take an anchor off the air for six months," he said, "and then have him go on the road for six months with a world-class cinematographer and bank on the idea that quality over quantity will work out. It's been the gig of my life."
Mad Horse Theatre to Present ALLIGATOR ROAD, 3/12-29
Broadway World - 2/26/2015 8:37:12 PM
Mad Horse Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Alligator Road by Maine playwright Callie Kimball ... Kimball's plays have been produced to critical acclaim across the country. Her play MAY 39th will enjoy its fifth production in Los Angeles ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 2/27/2015 9:23:08 AM
The latest to face the militants’ onslaught are the Assyrian Christians of northeastern Syria, one of the world’s oldest Christian communities ... which could provide a road map to ending a conflict that has left nearly 6,000 dead since it began ...
Malawi: Poor country and failed state
Nyasa Times - 2/27/2015 6:52:49 AM
As a country, Malawi is dangerously exhibiting these traits ... and a majority of urban dwellers use pit latrines, not flush toilets. The road network – including the main road linking Blantyre and Lilongwe -is littered with Crater Lake type potholes ...
Drones For Good: Projects From Around the World on How Drones Can Help Us
Forbes - 2/27/2015 2:16:38 PM
In the forests and jungles of the world, as conservationists Lian Pin Koh ... The Red Line will service emergency and medical supplies only. Given road conditions on the continent, AfroTech wants to take cargo to the skies, using the Blue Line for ...
Five ultimate golf resorts in the world
Economic Times - 2/27/2015 11:31:59 AM
While there are many that could have made it to this list, here are some of the best golf resorts across the world, where you can indulge in a ... with even kids getting to enjoy junior golf and off-road driving lessons, along with mini Highland games ...
Seneca native leads country trio up independent charts
Morris Daily Herald - 2/27/2015 7:24:26 PM
MORRIS – With a sultry, raw, emotional voice, Jonelle Marie has led the River Road Trio up to the No. 5 spot on the Country Independent charts with ... 500 radio stations in America and throughout the world. Jonelle Marie belts out lyrics, while Carter ...
Afghan avalanche death toll rises as rescue teams clear roads to reach buried villages
FOX News - 2/28/2015 3:27:02 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan – The death toll from a massive avalanche in an Afghan valley rose yet again Saturday as rescue crews cleared roads to try to gain access ... have also taken a heavy toll on a country with little infrastructure or development outside ...
World Briefs: Cuba, U.S. hold second round of talks
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 2/28/2015 4:57:06 AM
Ms. Johnson Sirleaf asked for help with power projects to keep the country’s hospitals and new treatment centers running, for clean water and sanitation facilities to stop the disease from spreading, and for road construction to make it easier for sick ...