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
CNN World Exclusive live: Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi
IBN Live - 9/21/2014 4:46:25 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a world exclusive interview to CNN has said that he has a clear road map to channel the entrepreneurial ... of the people of India by my actions, we can take the country forward: PM Modi 4:59 pm: PM Modi: Terrorism is ...
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 ...
Tough road ahead for Iraq leader al-Abadi; must unify divided country
Firstpost - 9/10/2014 3:19:15 AM
Baghdad: Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, has a daunting task ahead of him: With the world watching, the Shiite politician must unify a deeply divided country against Sunni militants who have seized much of its territory. First, though ...
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country’s principal ... that if the current rise in road accident rates is not curbed, Saudi ...
Have road map to channelise talent, says PM Narendra Modi
Financial Express - 9/22/2014 1:10:29 AM
In an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, Modi said that he has full faith in the unlimited entrepreneurial talent and capabilities of 1.25-billion Indians and has a clear road map to channel ... growth and transform the world, Modi said: “India ...
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 ...
9 of the world's greatest tunnels
CNN - 7/11/2014 7:59:11 AM
Colorado's Eisenhower road tunnel is one of the world's highest, located 3,401 meters (11,158 feet ... "Despite being an expensive country, Norway builds some of the cheapest tunnels," says Alun Thomas, head of tunnels at engineering consultancy Ramboll.
World Bank announces its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/14/2014 8:31:25 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
'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 ...
US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for
theguardian.com - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
A US ambassador to Kosovo, who lobbied for the construction of a $1bn road through the war-torn country, has taken up a post with the ... despite concerns from the IMF, the World Bank, EU diplomats, Feith, and the Kosovan government's own legal adviser.
Brazilian Fan Killed by Thrown Toilet in World Cup Host City
Bleacher Report - 5/4/2014 12:22:57 AM
But with a tremendous number of spectators and reporters set to enter the country, and fans from every corner of the globe tuning in for the 2014 World Cup ... to prevent a similar situation down the road. Follow Bleacher Report Featured Columnist Patrick ...
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 12:50:50 AM
showing the world the road to change, and times when you think Brazil is a world-class catastrophe, the worst country, the country where everything goes wrong.” The experience of many Brazilians during the World Cup may be somewhere between elation and ...
Ride the World’s Best Motorcycle Roads
Wired News - 7/7/2008 4:57:47 AM
The world’s fastest roads may be arrow ... can be exhilarating — there’s a 7-mile stretch of road in the Oakland Hills we could ride all day if we had to. Anyone who’s spent time on a motorcycle has a favorite road. Here are some of ours.
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 ...
Germany Is No. 1 in the World for Energy Efficiency; U.S. Ranks Near Bottom
The Weather Channel - 7/22/2014 12:18:09 PM
Americans drive more than 9,300 miles per year, more than citizens in any other major world economy ... which criticized the country for focusing more on road construction than expanding public transportation. Since then, the U.S. has made very little ...