Transport and infrastructure in Madagascar

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Madagascar with the average of all countries in Afrika. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 37,476 km. Theoretically, this is 1.51 meter for each of the 25 millions inhabitants of the country. Madagascar hereby ranks 185th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.03 meters of railway tracks per person Madagascar come 119th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 4,828 km long coastline.

Airports in Madagascar

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 37,500 km1,505.39 km63.81 m 2,830,500 km2,308.83 km93.30 m
Railroads 800 km33.58 km1.42 m 89,000 km72.60 km2.93 m
Waterways 600 km24.10 km1.02 m 50,100 km40.83 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 10.040.000 4,2283.450.000
Airports 833.330.141 3,4032.780.000