The National highways have always been a very important part of our daily lives. Every day thousands and thousands of people use these roadways to travel from one city to another. These roadways or more precisely highways cover maximum geographically area and gives the citizens scope to drive a long way within certain specific hours. The modern world runs on highways and long roads. The top five longest roads in world are as follow:-
The Pan-American Highway
The Pan-American Highway is at present ranked number one in the world of longest roads. The Total length of the road is 48,000 kilometers. Clearly, this longest memorable highway has placed its name in the Guinness Book of World Records. The best part is that it links all the nations in the North and South America, at a stretch of 100 kilometers. The highway is long and gives the motor the influence of being the catalyst; famously known as Darien Gap, a forest and swampland. This Highway number one is tagged as the Pan-Americanism. Due to its longest route it covers diverse climates and regions along its whole route.
The Australian Highway number one
The Highway number one in Australia is maintaining the second Rank in the world of highways. This Highway is covering the continent and connecting to other Highways; the best at maintaining the network over the Australian road way this longest road runs for 14,500 kms. This highway is named as the world’s longest National Highway. Australia is joining the mainland state capitals through this Highway. Clearly, this highway is used by millions of people every day.
The Trans-Siberian Highway
The Trans-Siberian Highway is ranking third in the world of longest roads. The total length is 11000 kilometers and stretches from St Petersburg to Russian Vladivostok. A part of this highway crosses the Asia and connects the Asian Highway Network and is known as AH6. This highway connects a network of highways across the Baltic Sea of the Atlantic Ocean and stretching up to Japan Sea of the Pacific Ocean.
The Trans-Canada Highway
In the world of highways Trans-Canada Highway ranks fourth; running for 7,821 kilometers, this highway has got the name of being Transcontinental. The tagline is due to its capacity of connecting ten provinces in Canada. This is a very old Highway and its foundation goes back to 1962.
The major cities which are covered by this National Highway are Victoria, Winnipeg, Quebec City, and St John’s. This is also named as the longest National highway other than the Australian Highway 1. This national highway passes by the Glacier National Park.
The Indian Golden Quadrilateral Highway
The Indian Golden Quadrilateral Highway runs at a stretchable 5,845 kilometers. It ranks fifth in the world of longest roadways. Clearly, this highway connects all the major cities of the Nation; notably Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai and Kolkata. This highway connects the major Industrial, Agricultural as well as cultural centers all across the country. Various junctions are linked with this National Highway.