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 Afrika. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 11,900 km. Theoretically, this is 0.28 meter for each of the 42 millions inhabitants of the country. Sudan hereby ranks 225th 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 11,900 km284.68 km6.33 m 2,905,400 km2,272.63 km95.81 m
Railroads 7,300 km173.46 km3.86 m 89,000 km69.63 km2.94 m
Waterways 4,068 km97.32 km2.16 m 50,100 km39.16 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 170.410.000 7,0955.550.000
Airports 671.600.036 3,2332.530.000