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
These are the most dangerous roads in the world, according to WHO
FOX News - 2/21/2017 10:55:22 AM
Libya has the most deadly roads in the world, according to a study from the World Health Organization (WHO). With information from 180 countries around the world, WHO determined that low-income countries have the highest rate of road traffic fatalities.
South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
CNN - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
In 2015, global average life expectancy at birth was 71.4 years, according to the World Health Organization ... health risks as well as homicides and road accidents. Lack of universal health care in countries like the US is also thought to play a role ...
World Gourmet Summit to feature chefs from more than 16 countries
AsiaOne - 3/1/2017 10:02:56 AM
A cosmopolitan melting pot of flavours will take centre stage at this year's World Gourmet Summit, an annual food and wine festival. The gastronomy event will feature chefs from more than 16 countries ... in Tanjong Pagar Road climbed four spots up ...
United States Has 5 Of World's 10 Most Congested Cities
Forbes - 2/28/2017 6:10:53 PM
the U.S. had 3 of the world’s 4 most congested cities, 5 of the top 10, and 9 of the top 20. The analysis determined the average number of hours spent annually per driver in traffic congestion, based on surveys in 5 continents, 38 countries and 1,064 cities.
U.S. women make history at cross country skiing world championships
USA Today - 2/24/2017 4:06:47 PM
USA TODAY Sports Eight years ago, Kikkan Randall made history when she was the first American woman to win a cross country skiing world championship medal ... "To get that result after that long road back and also to share it with a teammate and have ...
Six reasons you should ride cross-country
reviews.mtbr.com - 2/28/2017 2:36:08 PM
As a former downhiller, my brain never understood the concept of cross-country. If I wanted to wear Lycra, crush miles, and cut gluten, I’d ride a road bike. But recently, I’ve had a change of heart. I live in Northern California and we’ve been ...
World War II Museum captures all that was gained, and lost, in a conflict that still fascinates
Los Angeles Times - 2/23/2017 11:53:15 PM
Ambrose, opened in 2000 as the D-Day Museum and was later designated by Congress as the official World War II museum of the country. Since its opening ... a 32,512-square-foot building that houses the “Road to Berlin” exhibit, which opened in December ...
The country that tourism has taken by surprise
BBC - 2/22/2017 7:05:07 AM
a PR organisation for the country. Iceland is experiencing a tourism boom that has taken it by surprise What’s going on? In many ways, Iceland provides a snapshot of several shifts going on in the world: a move everywhere towards service industries like ...
Weekend picks: Country's Brantley Gilbert brings the party to Rosemont
Daily Herald - 3/1/2017 5:59:33 AM
Children can become dinosaur detectives of sorts and learn about the world ... Road, Rosemont. Rock, folk. $19-$44. (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com. Smarty Pants: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, Peggy Kinnane's, 8 N. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights. Rock ...
10-country summit in Pakistan ends on call for closer ties
The Bismarck Tribune - 3/1/2017 5:41:04 PM
All roads leading to the venue in Islamabad were blocked and all ... both nations blame Pakistani-based militants for carrying out attacks in their countries, and tensions with India have been high over cross-border violence in the disputed Kashmir region.
Road Scholars find adventure in Florida — and around the world
Toledo Blade - 2/27/2017 1:22:45 AM
other Road Scholar groups were seeing and learning in other parts of the world. The program boasts that 250,000 participants attend the 5,500 programs offered in 150 countries each year. There is no age limit, but most participants are older than 50.
Emma Stone's road to the 2017 Oscars
ABC News - 2/26/2017 9:37:52 AM
Before this runaway hit, Stone had been part of a short-lived series "Drive" that focused on an illegal cross-country road race. But after her turn ... Davis in "The Help," Stone's first foray into the world of drama. "Everyone wants to talk about the ...
UAE has best road quality but could do better on congestion
The National - 2/22/2017 7:33:45 AM
... the World Economic Forum that showed the UAE second on a list behind France as having the best roads in the world. On a scale of 1 to 7, with countries scoring 1 having extremely underdeveloped roads to those scoring 7 with extensive and efficient ...
Lake created by landslide floods in Bosnia, closes highway
Philstar - 2/25/2017 6:21:36 PM
SARAJEVO — Flooding from a new lake created by a landslide in central Bosnia has shut down one of the country's main highways ... said emergency crews have redirected drivers to alternative roads and were struggling to defuse the lake's flooding threat ...