Transport and infrastructure in Gabon

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Gabon with the average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 14,300 km. Theoretically, this is 6.58 meter for each of the 2.2 millions inhabitants of the country. Gabon hereby ranks 87th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.30 meters of railway tracks per person Gabon come 53rd worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 885 km long coastline.

Airports in Gabon

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 14,300 km6,582.04 km53.42 m 3,002,100 km2,295.28 km99.00 m
Railroads 600 km298.72 km2.42 m 89,000 km68.06 km2.94 m
Waterways 1,600 km736.45 km5.98 m 50,100 km38.27 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 2812.890.000 7,0955.420.000
Airports 4420.250.164 3,1512.410.000