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 average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 23,324 km. Theoretically, this is 4.45 meter for each of the 5 millions inhabitants of the country. the Republic of the Congo hereby ranks 112nd 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 23,300 km4,447.44 km68.20 m 2,905,400 km2,272.63 km95.81 m
Railroads 500 km97.25 km1.49 m 89,000 km69.63 km2.94 m
Waterways 1,120 km213.56 km3.27 m 50,100 km39.16 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 112.100.000 7,0955.550.000
Airports 275.150.079 3,2332.530.000