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 Asia. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 67,333 km. Theoretically, this is 0.80 meter for each of the 84.34 millions inhabitants of the country. Turkey hereby ranks 215th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.15 meters of railway tracks per person Turkey come 74th 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.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways67,300 km798.36 km85.74 m
Railroads12,700 km150.70 km16.18 m
Waterways1,200 km14.23 km1.53 m
Commercial harbors1,21614.420.002


 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways14,699,500 km3,192.38 km459.66 m
Railroads345,900 km75.12 km10.82 m
Waterways260,300 km56.53 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors45,0669.790.001
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