Transport and infrastructure in the Gambia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Gambia with the average of all countries in Afrika. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 3,740 km. Theoretically, this is 1.78 meter for each of the 2 millions inhabitants of the country. Gambia hereby ranks 172nd in a worldwide comparison.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 80 km long coastline.

Airports in the Gambia


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Gambia

 

Africa

  totalper 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2 total per 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways 3,700 km1,780.47 km330.97 m 2,830,500 km2,251.81 km93.30 m
Railroads 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 89,000 km70.81 km2.93 m
Waterways 400 km185.66 km34.51 m 50,100 km39.83 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 41.900.000 4,2283.360.000
Airports 10.480.088 3,4032.710.000