Transport and infrastructure in Senegal

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Senegal with the average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 16,665 km. Theoretically, this is 1.02 meter for each of the 16.30 millions inhabitants of the country. Senegal hereby ranks 205th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.06 meters of railway tracks per person Senegal come 104th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 531 km long coastline.

Airports in Senegal

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 16,700 km1,022.62 km84.72 m 3,002,100 km2,295.28 km99.00 m
Railroads 900 km55.60 km4.61 m 89,000 km68.06 km2.94 m
Waterways 1,000 km61.36 km5.08 m 50,100 km38.27 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 321.960.000 7,0955.420.000
Airports 201.230.102 3,1512.410.000