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Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Waterways varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

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

See also: Waterways bar chart

 

Country NameWaterways (km)Year of Estimate
China110,0002011
Russia102,0002009
Brazil50,0002012
Vietnam47,1302011
United States41,0092012
Colombia24,7252012
Indonesia21,5792011
Congo, Democratic Republic of the15,0002011
India14,5002012
Burma12,8002011
Argentina11,0002012
Papua New Guinea11,0002011
Bolivia10,0002012
Peru8,8082011
Nigeria8,6002011
France8,5012010
Bangladesh8,3702011
Finland8,0002013
Germany7,4672012
Malaysia7,2002011
Venezuela7,1002011
Netherlands6,2372012
Iraq5,2792012
Laos4,6002012
Sudan4,0682011
Thailand4,0002011
Kazakhstan4,0002010
Poland3,9972009
Cambodia3,7002012
Egypt3,5002011
Philippines3,2192011
United Kingdom3,2002009
Paraguay3,1002012
Mexico2,9002012
Central African Republic2,8002011
Belarus2,5002011
Italy2,4002012
Korea, North2,2502011
Zambia2,2502010
Nicaragua2,2202011
Sweden2,0522010
Belgium2,0432012
Australia2,0002011
Mali1,8002011
Japan1,7702010
Romania1,7312010
Ukraine1,6722012
Hungary1,6222011
Gabon1,6002010
Korea, South1,6002011
Uruguay1,6002011
Norway1,5772010
Ecuador1,5002012
Angola1,3002011
Guinea1,3002011
Turkmenistan1,3002011
Ghana1,2932011
Switzerland1,2922010
Turkey1,2002010
Suriname1,2002011
Afghanistan1,2002011
Congo, Republic of the1,1202011
Uzbekistan1,1002012
Spain1,0002012
Senegal1,0002012
Guatemala9902012
Cote d'Ivoire9802011
Ireland9562010
Syria9002011
Iran8502012
Belize8252011
Sierra Leone8002011
Panama8002011
Croatia7852009
Costa Rica7302011
Malawi7002010
Czech Republic6642010
Canada6362011
Madagascar6002011
Kyrgyzstan6002010
Serbia5872009
Mongolia5802010
Moldova5582011
Bulgaria4702009
Honduras4652012
Mozambique4602010
Lithuania4412007
Denmark4002010
Gambia, The3902010
Austria3582011
Estonia3352011
Guyana3302012
Latvia3002010
Niger3002012
Cuba2402011
Portugal2102011
Brunei2092012
Fiji2032012
Tajikistan2002011
Slovakia1722012
Sri Lanka1602012
Benin1502011
Togo502011
Albania412011
Luxembourg372010
Liechtenstein282010
Greece62012
Kiribati52012