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
New Orleans aquarium takes in new shark after its cross-country road trip
Chron - 11/19/2014 4:43:51 PM
A new shark called Caroline has taken up residence along the Gulf Coast but don't worry, it's unlikely this shark will come near you taking a dip in our now chilly waters; Caroline is the latest arrival at the Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans. The three ...
World War 3: Russia Called ‘Terrorist State’ By Lithuanian President As Baltic Countries Prepare For War
The Inquisitr - 11/22/2014 2:14:09 AM
Russia was called a “terrorist state” by Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite as fears of World War 3 have continued to rise in ... “Lithuania is one of the countries that recently walked a difficult road towards the restoration of independence.
China’s Silk Road Initiatives Will Effect Asia And World
Live Trading News - 11/20/2014 10:54:54 PM
China’s Silk Road initiatives should also bring more investment to the less developed central and western parts of the country. Chang Jian said that ... accounting for more than 60% of world’s population and 30% of its GDP. Recent enthusiasts include ...
Map Of World Shows Where People Are Living The Longest, Happiest Lives
Opposing Views - 11/21/2014 7:18:58 PM
Middle of the road countries carry yellow or amber color codes ... The final criterion used was the ecological footprint of each country, as determined by the World Wildlife Fund, or WWF. The information from the WWF was used to score how likely it ...
Road users warned of flooding throughout the country after severe rainfall
Sunday World - 11/13/2014 8:01:16 AM
Flood warnings have been issued in many parts of the country this morning after severe rainfall overnight. Road users are this morning experiencing extremely hazardous conditions following as heavy rains swept the country. Met Eireann yesterday issued an ...
Need for Reassessing Road Safety regulations in India
newdelhitimes.com - 11/22/2014 5:05:57 AM
India has the second largest road network in the world with over 3 million km of roads of which ... suffering and hardship but they also have a major impact on the country’s economy, costing an estimated Rs 300 billion or more than 3% of India’s ...
Senegal is free from Ebola, WHO says
CNN - 10/17/2014 2:02:34 PM
the World Health Organization declared Friday, congratulating the country on the diligence that enabled it to repel the threat. Senegal had only one case, a man who had entered the country by road from Guinea, where he'd had direct contact with an Ebola ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...
'How I visited every country in the world - without a single flight'
Daily Telegraph - 11/29/2012 10:26:31 AM
This would be the first of many border crossings as I embarked on what I knew would be the biggest adventure of my life: the Odyssey Expedition, the first surface journey to every country in the ... but after 1,426 days on the road, on Monday I crossed ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 4:55:30 PM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
Driverless vehicles: The end of the road for the trucker?
CNN - 9/3/2014 9:46:56 AM
(CNN)-- Driving a lorry or a truck across the country isn't easy ... For example, does a driver have to be in a driverless car -- just in case? An amendment to the U.N. Convention on Road Traffic was agreed to allow a car to drive itself so long as ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/24/2008 1:07:23 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
World Bank Seminar “On the road to universal health coverage: Lessons from a multi-country study in East Asia”
The World Bank - 10/15/2014 11:59:04 PM
This seminar presented the results of a study of UHC covering six Asian countries (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam) conducted by researchers from these countries, several European universities and the World Bank.
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla ... to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness World Record ...
World of Wines: Make a road trip into Mexico's wine country
Ruidoso News - 8/13/2014 6:11:27 PM
One of the historical wine regions of Mexico happens to be just a quick two-hour drive from San Diego in the Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California. This area was where a migration of wine makers took place in the 16th century and has evolved into an ...