Transport and infrastructure in Mauritania

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Mauritania with the average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 12,253 km. Theoretically, this is 2.78 meter for each of the 4 millions inhabitants of the country. Mauritania hereby ranks 147th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.17 meters of railway tracks per person Mauritania come 70th worldwide.

Airports in Mauritania

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 12,300 km2,782.67 km11.89 m 2,905,400 km2,272.63 km95.81 m
Railroads 700 km165.33 km0.71 m 89,000 km69.63 km2.94 m
Waterways 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 50,100 km39.16 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 51.140.000 7,0955.550.000
Airports 306.810.029 3,2332.530.000