Transport and infrastructure in Somalia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Somalia with the average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 15,000 km. Theoretically, this is 0.97 meter for each of the 15.44 millions inhabitants of the country. Somalia hereby ranks 210th in a worldwide comparison.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways15,000 km971.32 km23.52 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors40.260.000


 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways3,002,100 km2,295.28 km99.00 m
Railroads89,000 km68.06 km2.94 m
Waterways50,100 km38.27 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors7,0955.420.000
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