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 2.82 meter for each of the 6.9 millions inhabitants of the country. Bulgaria hereby ranks 152nd in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.74 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.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways19,500 km2,816.69 km175.78 m
Railroads5,100 km738.24 km46.07 m
Waterways470 km67.85 km4.23 m
Commercial harbors8111.690.001


 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways6,708,300 km11,135.99 km1,111.61 m
Railroads273,500 km454.00 km45.32 m
Waterways53,100 km88.21 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors15,35825.490.003
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