Transport and infrastructure in Sudan

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Sudan with the average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 31,000 km. Theoretically, this is 0.72 meter for each of the 42.81 millions inhabitants of the country. Sudan hereby ranks 219th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.17 meters of railway tracks per person Sudan come 69th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 853 km long coastline.

Airports in Sudan

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 31,000 km724.08 km16.49 m 3,002,100 km2,295.28 km99.00 m
Railroads 7,300 km169.36 km3.86 m 89,000 km68.06 km2.94 m
Waterways 4,068 km95.02 km2.16 m 50,100 km38.27 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 170.400.000 7,0955.420.000
Airports 671.560.036 3,1512.410.000