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
Map: These countries have the world’s deadliest roads
Washington Post - 5/22/2015 6:53:25 AM
his case drew attention to the astonishing number of people who die from car crashes in the country every single year. Drunk driving in India is a major cause of traffic accidents. As Quartz India noted in a piece titled "On India’s deadly roads ...
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: D.C. Roads Feel Like a ‘Third World Country’
Transport Topics - 5/22/2015 12:44:10 PM
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) borrowed a page from the Joe Biden playbook May 22 by equating an aspect of American infrastructure to that of a Third World country to draw attention to the country’s aging transportation system. Vice President Biden last ...
World's oldest person turns 116 Saturday in Inkster
Detroit Free Press - 5/22/2015 5:30:30 PM
The Inkster woman was born in 1899, named the oldest living person in the world last month and will turn 116 on Saturday ... to begin around 1 p.m. The church is located at 821 Inkster Road in Inkster.
World Bank to Lend Albania Up to $1.2 Billion Over 5 Years
New York Times - 5/22/2015 8:47:57 AM
The country suffers from rapidly rising public debt, which has reached 70 percent of gross domestic product, up from 60 percent in 2012. Part of the loans are already being used to fund the budget and support the energy and health sectors as well as road ...
Riding into History returns to World Golf Village
St. Augustine Record - 5/22/2015 12:01:13 PM
Riding Into History, one of America’s premier vintage motorcycle events, will return this weekend to the World Golf Village near St. Augustine. The Grand Marshal is David Aldana a motorcycle racer who specialized in dirt track oval racing and road racing.
Taylor Swift Breaks Down Banjo-Free 1989 Tour: 'It's Not a Country Show'
Rolling Stone - 5/22/2015 12:44:10 PM
After a warm-up dates in Tokyo and at Rock in Rio U.S.A., the 1989 World Tour began in full on May 20th and continues ... who contributed to nine of 1989's 13 tracks, sat down with the road musicians and showed them, one by one, what he and Taylor did ...
Fiji Sevens bus besieged by fans on route to World Series victory celebrations
ur7s - 5/22/2015 7:43:31 AM
While there were no scheduled stops for the team from Nadi to the Shangri-La's Fijian Resort, the bus travelled at a snail's pace at times along Semo Village and Cuvu as supporters, including children, ran across the road trying to shake hands and take ...
A Huge sand painting on grand road by Sudarsan Pattnaik
Orissa Diary - 5/22/2015 6:34:55 PM
Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created First time a huge sand painting to welcome Lord Jagannath Daru for Nabakalebara festival on Grand road in front ... and festivals around the World and has won many prizes ...
The story of the world’s oldest roadie Ben Dorcy soon to be a documentary
Chron - 5/22/2015 2:24:23 PM
Dorcy is a World War II vet who was ... doesn’t do any heavy-lifting on the road these days. Dorcy only works with Willie on the Texas dates of his tours, and when he’s not on a Willie show he tours with Texas country acts like Kevin Fowler, Randy ...
The Big Chess Game - XC World Cup Round 1, Nove Mesto
Pink Bike - 5/22/2015 6:42:05 PM
Here we are at the start of a new season of World Cup XC racing ... and dislikes too many race lines and fire roads. Irmo has a strong passion for all sorts of mountain bike disciplines ranging from cross country, to enduro and downhill.
Open Road remains biggest circulating mag while B&T increases lead on AdNews
Mumbrella - 5/22/2015 7:03:33 PM
This week Facebook and nine of the world's top publishers including The New York Times ... shows House Rules and Reno Rumble on their multichannels. NRMA’s Open Road magazine has maintained its top spot for the number of copies it distributes from ...
Millions Hitting The Road For Memorial Day Weekend
CBS New York - 5/22/2015 11:54:04 AM
1010 WINS1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For 50 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan area. Famous [...] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all ...
Pakistan Plays Zimbabwe at Home Amid Tight Security as International Cricket Returns to the Country
The Wall Street Journal - 5/22/2015 6:03:18 AM
LAHORE, Pakistan—Cricket is Pakistan’s favorite sport, but for six years, no international cricket has been played in the country. Foreign teams refused ... with several checkpoints set up on the roads surrounding it. On Thursday, policemen were ...
Why One of the Wealthiest Countries in the World Is Failing to Feed Its People
Truth Out - 5/22/2015 3:43:07 PM
At present the rolling back of social services, the decline in real wages, increases in food costs coupled with an emphasis within the Conservative manifesto to develop food production in this country as an export (as opposed to subsidising it in order to ...
World Bank IMF UNDP and Diplomatic Reps Tour Sicomines Project to Observe Progress
MENAFN - 5/22/2015 6:24:47 AM
of Congo (DRC) May 21 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- From May 16-17 members of the World Bank United Nations Development ... disburse approximately 3 billion for the construction of roads dams hospitals and schools including infrastructure ...