Monthly Archives: December 2022

Zimbabwe Road Network

The regional roads and primary roads in Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe, a network of 88,100 kilometers of road has been classified, of which 17,400 kilometers are paved. According to wholevehicles, the road network of Zimbabwe is divided into two road classes with road numbers, the regional roads and the primary roads. Despite the name, regional roads… Read More »

Zambia Road Network

Zambia’s Trunk Roads. According to wholevehicles, Zambia has a total classified road network of 67,671 kilometers, with a Core Road Network (CRN) covering 40,454 kilometers in 2013. This network is divided into 3,116 kilometers Trunk Roads (T), 3,701 kilometers Main Roads (M), 13,707 kilometers District Roads (D), 5,597 kilometers Urban Roads and 14,333 kilometers Primary… Read More »

Vietnam Road Network

De expressways in Vietnam. Overview According to wholevehicles, Vietnam has a relatively extensive road network, which, however, is not always of the same high standard. The road network is developing strongly, especially around Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and increasingly also around the smaller cities in the center of the country. The road network… Read More »

Zambia Country Overview

Zambia, officially English Republic of Zambia [r ɪ p ʌ bl ɪ k əv zæmb ɪ ə], is a landlocked country in Southern Africa with (2019) 17.9 million residents; The capital is Lusaka. Country Facts The flag of Zambia symbolizes forests (green), will for freedom (osprey) and freedom struggle (red), population (black) and copper (orange).… Read More »

Jiangsu Province, China

Jiangsu Province is famous for its ancient history, developed economy and culture. It ranks first among other provinces in China in terms of the number of cities of historical and cultural significance – these are Nanjing, Suzhou, Yangzhou, Zhenjiang, the ancient villages of Zhouzhuang and Tongli. According to aceinland, Nanjing is the administrative center of… Read More »

Venezuela Road Network

According to wholevehicles, Venezuela has a relatively developed road network, with a fairly large network of motorways. The motorway network is 866 kilometers long (2012), but there is also a large network of 2×2 roads that are not designed as motorways. Most major cities in the north are connected by highways or 2×2 roads. Sometimes… Read More »

Italy Religion, Geography, Politics and Population

Religion in Italy The predominant religion in Italy is Catholicism, practiced by approximately 98% of the population. The center of the Catholic world is the city-state of the Vatican (it houses the residence of Pope John Paul II). It is located within the boundaries of the Italian capital of Rome, on the hill “Monte Vaticano”.… Read More »

Uzbekistan Road Network

According to wholevehicles, Uzbekistan has a relatively dense network of roads in the east of the country, which is also by far the most densely populated. The country has no real highways, but it does have an extensive network of roads with 2×2 lanes. These are often simple roads that do not have highway characteristics,… Read More »

United States Road Network

The Interstate Highway network. The ‘High Five Interchange’ in Dallas, Texas. According to wholevehicles, the road network in the United States is extensive, with approximately 11.5 million kilometers of public roads, two-thirds of which are in urban areas. This includes approximately 108,000 kilometers of highways, which are largely formed by the Interstate Highways, but also… Read More »

United Kingdom Road Network

Motorways According to wholevehicles, the UK’s motorway network is quite small, with approximately 3,200 kilometers of motorway, considerably lower than in other major European countries. The highways almost all have 2×3 lanes or more, and are extremely busy, with long-haul highways consistently handling traffic volumes of more than 100,000 vehicles per day. The M25 forms… Read More »

United Arab Emirates Road Network

The highways in the United Arab Emirates. An example of the very large-scale road infrastructure. According to wholevehicles, the United Arab Emirates has an extensive network of roads, especially around Dubai and Abu Dhabi there is an extensive network of highways that are often wide, with 2×4 to 2×6 lanes, occasionally up to 2×8 lanes.… Read More »

Ukraine Road Network

The main road network (M) of Ukraine. According to wholevehicles, Ukraine has a fairly extensive road network of major highways, the quality of which varies widely, from good modern roads to major roads between major cities that are in catastrophic condition. Ukraine has the worst maintained road network in Europe, many roads have not been… Read More »

Uganda Road Network

Uganda’s A-roads. Main road network According to wholevehicles, Uganda’s National Road Network (NRN) includes 21,010 kilometers of road, of which 5,370 kilometers were paved by 2021. The NRN also includes ten ferry services. The road network is divided into classes A, B, C and M (motorways). Uganda’s road network is not very extensive, but the… Read More »

Turkmenistan Road Network

The R1 from Ashgabat to Darvaza with 2×3 lanes. Turkmenistan’s main road network. According to wholevehicles, Turkmenistan has a thin road network, a result of its low population density. There are only a small number of through roads, of variable standard, some roads also count 2×2 or even 2×3 lanes outside Ashgabat, but many other… Read More »

Turkey Road Network

Turkey ‘s otoyol. According to wholevehicles, Turkey has an extensive network of roads connecting all parts of the country. The road network is divided into highways (otoyollar), state roads (devlet yolları) and provincial roads (İl yolları). These roads together cover 65,000 kilometers. The network of fully-fledged motorways is relatively small, covering 3,503 kilometers as of… Read More »

Thailand Road Network

According to wholevehicles, Thailand has a fairly dense road network, partly due to the many small and medium-sized cities that contribute to a high population density in Central Thailand. The road network comprises approximately 68,000 kilometers of road, the vast majority of which is paved. There are relatively few highways in Thailand, a distinction is… Read More »

Tanzania Road Network

The trunk roads of Tanzania. The country has a network of 36,258 kilometers of road in 2018, divided into trunk roads (12,222 km) and regional roads (23,512 km). About two thirds of the trunk roads are paved, 8,211 of the 12,222 kilometers. Less than 10% of the regional roads is paved, namely 1,508 of the… Read More »

Tajikistan Road Network

The Tunnel Khatlon of the RB04. The RB05 as a gravel road over the Ak-Baital Pass. According to wholevehicles, Tajikistan has a thin and underdeveloped road network. Due to the mountainous nature, traveling on most routes is very time consuming. A network of national trunk roads (роҳи байналмилалӣ (Rohi ʙajnalmilalī), prefix ‘RB’) form the main… Read More »

Taiwan Road Network

Taiwan’s road network is classified into four tiers: 1: National Highways: 1 – 10 2: Provincial Highways: 1 – 28, 61 – 88 3: County Routes: 101 – 205 4: Township Routes According to wholevehicles, Taiwan’s road network is quite dense in the western coastal strip from Taipei to Kaohsiung, where most major cities are… Read More »

Ruined City of Greater Zimbabwe (World Heritage)

The ruined city of Greater Zimbabwe is the largest pre-colonial stone structure south of the Sahara. The settlement was discovered in 1871 by the German Africa explorer Karl Mauch. The monumental city complex, which is surrounded by a 10 m high wall, was built between the 11th and 15th centuries and was probably the center… Read More »

Sabid Medina (World Heritage), Yemen

Sabid was the capital of Yemen from the 13th to the 15th centuries. The city has a fort, four city gates and houses decorated with stucco. The numerous mosques and religious schools include the Great Mosque and the ruins of the university, which for a long time played an important role in the Arab and… Read More »

Prehistoric Settlements and Tombs in Oman (World Heritage)

The remains of the Bronze Age settlements and necropolises date from the 3rd millennium BC. The necropolis of Al-Ain with its numerous beehive-shaped graves indicates that this area was once densely populated and played a major role in copper processing. Check clothingexpress for information about World Heritage Sites in Oman. Prehistoric Settlement and Tombs in Oman:… Read More »

Qatar History, Politics, Geography and Demographics

Qatar (Arab. قطر ‎ = Qaṭar), officially the State of Qatar (Arab. دولة قطر ‎ = Dawlat Qaṭar), is a country in the Middle East. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia in the south, the Persian Gulf in the west, north and east. Check clothingexpress for information about Qatar. History During the pre-Islamic era, the peninsula… Read More »

Western Sahara History

The original inhabitants of the Western Sahara were Berber tribes who practiced cattle breeding. Arab wars of conquest reached the region in the 6th century. In the 8th–11th centuries it belonged to the Kingdom of Ghana and in the 11th–12th centuries to the Almoravid Empire. From the 11th century, the region Arabized and embraced Islam.… Read More »

Fan Rang, Vietnam

Phan Rang is a resort on the coast of the East Sea in South Vietnam. This is a small quiet town, which is great for families with children. There are few tourists here, especially foreign ones, so there are practically no entertainments here, except for beaches. Those who love solitude will also like it here:… Read More »

Truskavets, Ukraine

Truskavets is located 100 km from Lviv in the valley of the northern foothills of the Eastern Carpathians at an altitude of 350 m above sea level. On the territory of the resort there are fourteen sources of mineral waters and deposits of “mountain wax” – ozocerite. The resort is very compact, gradually acquiring a… Read More »

How to Get to Seville, Spain

There are no direct flights from Russia to Seville, in any case, you will have to fly with a connection in Madrid or Barcelona (Aeroflot, Iberia), or through Malaga, which accepts charters from Moscow during the season. All these Spanish cities have several direct flights a day to the Andalusian capital of Seville, the flight… Read More »

Suzdal, Russia

Suzdal is a fabulously picturesque town in the Vladimir region, which is part of the Golden Ring of Russia. This is an open-air museum where unique ancient monuments are combined with natural splendor. The landscape characteristic of Suzdal is the white stone Kremlin walls along the banks of the river and the domes of churches… Read More »