Transport and infrastructure in Turkey

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Turkey with the average of all countries in Asien. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 385,754 km. Theoretically, this is 4.78 meter for each of the 81 millions inhabitants of the country. Turkey hereby ranks 107th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.15 meters of railway tracks per person Turkey come 73rd worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 7,200 km long coastline.

Airports in Turkey

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 385,800 km4,777.43 km491.19 m 13,609,300 km3,036.47 km425.60 m
Railroads 12,000 km148.72 km15.29 m 333,900 km74.50 km10.44 m
Waterways 1,200 km14.86 km1.53 m 260,300 km58.08 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 6297.790.001 15,9153.550.000
Airports 981.210.125 4,3790.980.000