Transport and infrastructure in Nauru

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Nauru with the average of all countries in Oceania.

Airports in Nauru

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Road traffic

The network of roads and highways has a total length of 30 km. For each of the country's 10,834 inhabitants, this corresponds to 2.77 meters. This puts Nauru in 154th place in the global ranking. However, the country's population density must also be taken into account, which is relatively high at around 513 inhabitants per km². In Nauru, left-hand traffic is the rule on the roads, i.e. you drive in the left lane and overtake on the right. Oncoming traffic comes to meet you on the right side. Here you can also find an overview of all countries with left-hand traffic.



 totalper 1 mio
per km²
Roadways0 km2,769.06 km1,421.80 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors5461.510.237


 total per 1 mio
per km²
Roadways30,900 km2,504.49 km55.93 m
Railroads600 km48.39 km1.08 m
Waterways11,200 km908.39 km20.29 m
Commercial harbors5,397437.420.010

Data sources used

Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
CIA Factbook
OECD Statistics
Wikipedia (german)
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