Transport and infrastructure in Iceland

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Iceland with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 12,898 km. Theoretically, this is 35.20 meter for each of the 0.37 millions inhabitants of the country. Iceland hereby ranks 12th in a worldwide comparison.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways12,900 km35,199.56 km125.22 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors40109.160.000


 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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