Transport and infrastructure in Kazakhstan

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Kazakhstan with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 97,418 km. Theoretically, this is 5.47 meter for each of the 18 millions inhabitants of the country. Kazakhstan hereby ranks 100th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.80 meters of railway tracks per person Kazakhstan come 16th worldwide.

The given length of waterways and number of harbours are only refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. There is no direct access to the open sea in Kazakhstan.

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 97,400 km5,473.83 km35.75 m 6,817,900 km11,347.03 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 14,200 km796.99 km5.21 m 279,700 km465.54 km46.36 m
Waterways 4,000 km224.76 km1.47 m 53,100 km88.44 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 110.620.000 8,32813.860.001
Airports 965.390.035 3,7556.250.001