Transport and infrastructure in Turkmenistan

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Turkmenistan with the average of all countries in Asia. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 58,592 km. Theoretically, this is 9.71 meter for each of the 6.0 millions inhabitants of the country. Turkmenistan hereby ranks 52nd in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.85 meters of railway tracks per person Turkmenistan come 14th 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 Turkmenistan.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways58,600 km9,714.84 km120.04 m
Railroads5,100 km847.76 km10.48 m
Waterways1,300 km215.55 km2.66 m
Commercial harbors6811.270.000


 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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