The international E-road network is a numbering system for roads in Europe developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The network is numbered from E 1 up and its roads cross national borders. It also reaches Central Asian countries like Kyrgyzstan, since they are members of the UNECE.
In most countries, roads carry the European route designation beside national road numbers. Other countries like Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Sweden have roads with exclusive European route signage (Examples: E 18 and E 6) while at the other end of the scale, British road signage legislation does not make provision to signpost E-route numbers.
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... The longest E-road is E 40, which is more than 8,000 km (5,000 mi) long, connecting France with Kazakhstan ... The shortest E-roads are E 844, 22 km (14 mi), in Italy Northernmost is E 69, North Cape, Norway, 71°10' N Westernmost is E 01, Lisbon, Portugal, 9°10' W Southernmost is E 75, Crete, Greece ... The highest E-road in Europe is E 62 reaching 2005 m (6365 ft) at the Simplon Pass, Switzerland ...
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