Transport and infrastructure in Uruguay

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Uruguay with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 77,732 km. Theoretically, this is 22.38 meter for each of the 3.5 millions inhabitants of the country. Uruguay hereby ranks 19th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.48 meters of railway tracks per person Uruguay come 37th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 660 km long coastline.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways77,700 km22,377.12 km441.11 m
Railroads1,700 km481.62 km9.49 m
Waterways1,600 km460.60 km9.08 m
Commercial harbors6017.270.000

South America

 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways3,097,400 km7,189.46 km173.93 m
Railroads85,100 km197.57 km4.78 m
Waterways119,400 km277.06 km6.70 m
Commercial harbors2,2315.180.000
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