Transport and infrastructure in the Gambia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Gambia with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 3,740 km. Theoretically, this is 1.83 meter for each of the 2 millions inhabitants of the country. Gambia hereby ranks 171st 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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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 3,700 km1,834.68 km330.97 m 6,817,900 km11,349.61 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 283,700 km472.30 km47.02 m
Waterways 400 km191.32 km34.51 m 53,100 km88.46 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 41.960.000 8,34513.890.001
Airports 10.490.088 3,7526.250.001