Country Comparison > Roadways

RankCountryRoadways (km)
1United States6,586,610
2India4,689,842
3China4,106,387
4Brazil1,580,964
5Russia1,283,387
6Japan1,210,251
7Canada1,042,300
8France1,028,446
9Australia823,217
10Spain683,175
11Germany645,000
12Sweden579,564
13Indonesia496,607
14Italy487,700
15Poland412,035
16United Kingdom394,428
17Turkey385,748
18Mexico377,660
19South Africa364,131
20Pakistan262,256
21Argentina231,374
22Saudi Arabia221,372
23Philippines213,151
24Vietnam206,633
25Hungary199,567
26Iran198,866
27Nigeria193,200
28Thailand180,053
29Ukraine169,694
30Kenya160,878
31Belgium154,012
32Congo, Democratic Republic of the153,497
33Malaysia144,403
34Colombia141,374
35Peru140,672
36Netherlands139,295
37Egypt137,430
38Czech Republic130,671
39Austria124,508
40Greece116,960
41Sri Lanka114,093
42Algeria113,655
43Ghana109,515
44Korea, South104,983
45Libya100,024
46Kazakhstan97,418
47Zimbabwe97,267
48Venezuela96,155
49Ireland96,036
50New Zealand94,160
51Norway93,870
52Uzbekistan86,496
53Tanzania86,472
54Belarus86,392
55Romania84,185
56Lithuania84,166
57Portugal82,900
58Cote d'Ivoire81,996
59Bolivia80,488
60Finland78,000
61Chile77,764
62Uruguay77,732
63Denmark73,929
64Latvia72,440
65Switzerland71,464
66Yemen71,300
67Syria69,873
68Cuba60,858
69Oman60,240
70Iraq59,623
71Turkmenistan58,592
72Estonia58,412
73Morocco58,395
74Azerbaijan52,942
75Angola51,429
76Cameroon51,350
77Mongolia49,249
78Ethiopia44,359
79Guinea44,348
80Serbia44,248
81Namibia44,138
82Slovakia43,916
83Ecuador43,670
84Afghanistan42,150
85Taiwan41,475
86Chad40,000
87Cambodia39,618
88Laos39,568
89Costa Rica39,018
90Slovenia38,985
91Madagascar34,476
92Burma34,377
93Kyrgyzstan34,000
94Paraguay32,059
95Mozambique30,331
96Croatia29,410
97Tajikistan27,767
98Puerto Rico26,862
99Korea, North25,554
100Nicaragua23,897
101Bosnia and Herzegovina22,926
102Mali22,474
103Jamaica22,121
104Somalia22,100
105Bangladesh21,269
106Central African Republic20,278
107Uganda20,000
108Dominican Republic19,705
109Bulgaria19,512
110Tunisia19,418
111Georgia19,109
112Niger18,949
113Israel18,566
114Albania18,000
115Botswana17,916
116Congo, Republic of the17,289
117Benin16,000
118Malawi15,450
119Burkina Faso15,272
120Panama15,137
121Honduras14,742
122Macedonia14,038
123Senegal14,008
124Iceland12,890
125Burundi12,322
126Sudan11,900
127Togo11,652
128Guatemala11,501
129Sierra Leone11,300
130Nepal10,844
131Mauritania10,628
132Liberia10,600
133Qatar9,830
134Moldova9,352
135Papua New Guinea9,349
136Gabon9,170
137Trinidad and Tobago8,320
138Bhutan8,050
139Guyana7,970
140Montenegro7,763
141Armenia7,705
142Jordan7,203
143South Sudan7,000
144Lebanon6,970
145Kosovo6,955
146El Salvador6,918
147Kuwait6,608
148East Timor6,040
149Lesotho5,940
150New Caledonia5,622
151Rwanda4,700
152West Bank4,686
153Suriname4,304
154Haiti4,266
155Bahrain4,122
156United Arab Emirates4,080
157Eritrea4,010
158Gambia, The3,740
159Swaziland3,594
160Guinea-Bissau3,455
161Fiji3,440
162Singapore3,425
163Malta3,096
164Djibouti3,065
165Brunei3,029
166Luxembourg2,899
167Equatorial Guinea2,880
168Belize2,870
169Bahamas, The2,700
170French Polynesia2,590
171Samoa2,337
172Mauritius2,149
173Hong Kong2,090
174Marshall Islands2,028
175Barbados1,600
176Dominica1,512
177Solomon Islands1,390
178Cape Verde1,350
179Virgin Islands1,260
180Saint Lucia1,210
181Antigua and Barbuda1,170
182Grenada1,127
183Vanuatu1,070
184Guam1,045
185Comoros880
186Saint Vincent and the Grenadines829
187Cayman Islands785
188Tonga680
189Kiribati670
190Jersey576
191Northern Mariana Islands536
192Seychelles508
193Isle of Man500
194Faroe Islands463
195Bermuda447
196Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)440
197Macau413
198Saint Kitts and Nevis383
199Liechtenstein380
200Cook Islands320
201Andorra320
202Sao Tome and Principe320
203San Marino292
204American Samoa241
205Micronesia, Federated States of240
206Montserrat227
207British Virgin Islands200
208Saint Helena198
209Anguilla175
210Christmas Island140
211Turks and Caicos Islands121
212Niue120
213Saint Pierre and Miquelon117
214Maldives88
215Norfolk Island80
216Monaco77
217Nauru30
218Gibraltar29
219Cocos (Keeling) Islands22
220Tuvalu8

Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Roadways map

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