Transport and infrastructure in France

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of France with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 1 m km. Theoretically, this is 15.63 meter for each of the 67.39 millions inhabitants of the country. France hereby ranks 34th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.44 meters of railway tracks per person France come 40th worldwide.

Airports in France

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways1,053,200 km15,628.29 km1,918.12 m
Railroads29,600 km439.82 km53.98 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors5458.090.001


 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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