Transport and infrastructure in Peru

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Peru with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 140,672 km. Theoretically, this is 4.43 meter for each of the 32 millions inhabitants of the country. Peru hereby ranks 112nd in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.06 meters of railway tracks per person Peru come 105th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 2,414 km long coastline.

Airports in Peru

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 140,700 km4,427.29 km109.45 m 6,817,900 km11,349.61 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 1,900 km58.35 km1.44 m 283,700 km472.30 km47.02 m
Waterways 8,800 km277.21 km6.85 m 53,100 km88.46 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 220.690.000 8,34513.890.001
Airports 1916.010.149 3,7556.250.001