Transport and infrastructure in Latvia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Latvia with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 70,244 km. Theoretically, this is 36.72 meter for each of the 1.9 millions inhabitants of the country. Latvia hereby ranks 10th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.97 meters of railway tracks per person Latvia come 8th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 498 km long coastline.

Airports in Latvia

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 70,200 km36,723.34 km1,089.22 m 6,708,300 km11,141.62 km1,111.61 m
Railroads 1,900 km972.40 km28.84 m 273,500 km454.23 km45.32 m
Waterways 300 km156.84 km4.65 m 53,100 km88.25 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 5830.320.001 15,03624.970.002
Airports 4221.960.651 3,7376.210.001