Transport and infrastructure in the Republic of the Congo

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of the Republic of the Congo with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 17,000 km. Theoretically, this is 3.32 meter for each of the 5 millions inhabitants of the country. Republic of the Congo hereby ranks 134th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.10 meters of railway tracks per person Republic of the Congo come 81st worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 169 km long coastline.

Airports in the Republic of the Congo

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Republic of the Congo



  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 17,000 km3,316.54 km49.71 m 6,817,900 km11,347.03 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 500 km99.50 km1.49 m 279,700 km465.54 km46.36 m
Waterways 1,100 km218.50 km3.27 m 53,100 km88.44 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 10.200.000 8,32813.860.001
Airports 275.270.079 3,7556.250.001