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 6.42 meter for each of the 2.2 millions inhabitants of the country. Gabon hereby ranks 88th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.29 meters of railway tracks per person Gabon come 54th 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.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways14,300 km6,424.86 km53.42 m
Railroads600 km291.59 km2.42 m
Waterways1,600 km718.87 km5.98 m
Commercial harbors4017.970.000


 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways3,002,100 km2,239.71 km99.00 m
Railroads89,000 km66.41 km2.94 m
Waterways50,100 km37.35 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors7,4825.580.000
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