Transport and infrastructure in Namibia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Namibia with the average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 48,875 km. Theoretically, this is 19.59 meter for each of the 2.5 millions inhabitants of the country. Namibia hereby ranks 26th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 1.05 meters of railway tracks per person Namibia come 7th worldwide.

Airports in Namibia

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 48,900 km19,592.87 km59.29 m 3,002,100 km2,295.28 km99.00 m
Railroads 2,600 km1,053.51 km3.19 m 89,000 km68.06 km2.94 m
Waterways 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 50,100 km38.27 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 124.810.000 7,0955.420.000
Airports 11244.900.136 3,1512.410.000