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 Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 2,977 km. Theoretically, this is 1.23 meter for each of the 2.4 millions inhabitants of the country. Gambia hereby ranks 195th 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
Roadways3,000 km1,231.86 km263.45 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways390 km161.38 km34.51 m
Commercial harbors83.310.001


 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
Gambia: AirportsThe 1 airports in the GambiaBanjul International Airport - the only public airport in the Gambia with further information on airlines and destinations
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