Transport and infrastructure in Bulgaria

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Bulgaria with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 19,512 km. Theoretically, this is 2.80 meter for each of the 7 millions inhabitants of the country. Bulgaria hereby ranks 152nd in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.73 meters of railway tracks per person Bulgaria come 21st worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 354 km long coastline.

Airports in Bulgaria


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Bulgaria

 

Europe

  totalper 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2 total per 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways 19,500 km2,797.11 km175.78 m 6,708,300 km11,141.62 km1,111.61 m
Railroads 5,100 km733.11 km46.07 m 273,500 km454.23 km45.32 m
Waterways 470 km67.38 km4.23 m 53,100 km88.25 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 8311.900.001 15,03624.970.002
Airports 689.750.613 3,7376.210.001