Transport and infrastructure in Belarus

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Belarus with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 86,600 km. Theoretically, this is 9.13 meter for each of the 9 millions inhabitants of the country. Belarus hereby ranks 59th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.58 meters of railway tracks per person Belarus come 31st 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 Belarus.

Airports in Belarus


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Belarus

 

Europe

  totalper 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2 total per 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways 86,600 km9,131.65 km417.15 m 6,708,300 km11,155.86 km1,111.61 m
Railroads 5,500 km582.91 km26.63 m 273,500 km454.81 km45.32 m
Waterways 2,500 km263.62 km12.04 m 53,100 km88.37 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 40.420.000 15,03625.000.002
Airports 656.850.313 3,7376.210.001