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Transport and infrastructure in Portugal

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Portugal with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 82,900 km. Theoretically, this is 8.07 meter for each of the 10.27 millions inhabitants of the country. Portugal hereby ranks 67th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.30 meters of railway tracks per person Portugal come 52nd worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 1,793 km long coastline.

Airports in Portugal


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Portugal

 totalper 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways82,900 km8,072.51 km898.88 m
Railroads3,100 km299.43 km33.34 m
Waterways210 km20.45 km2.28 m
Commercial harbors62460.760.007
Airports646.230.694
 

Europe

 total per 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways6,708,300 km11,141.60 km1,111.61 m
Railroads273,500 km454.22 km45.32 m
Waterways53,100 km88.25 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors15,03624.970.002
Airports3,7376.210.001