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Country
Roadways (km)
Afghanistan total: 34,789 km
paved: 8,231 km
unpaved: 26,558 km (2003)
Albania total: 18,000 km
paved: 7,020 km
unpaved: 10,980 km (2002)
Algeria total: 104,000 km
paved: 71,656 km
unpaved: 32,344 km (1999)
American Samoa total: 185 km (2004)
Andorra total: 269 km
paved: 198 km
unpaved: 71 km
Angola total: 51,429 km
paved: 5,349 km
unpaved: 46,080 km (2001)
Anguilla total: 105 km
paved: 65 km
unpaved: 40 km (2002)
Antigua and Barbuda total: 1,165 km
paved: 384 km
unpaved: 781 km (2002)
Argentina total: 229,144 km
paved: 68,809 km (including 734 km of expressways)
unpaved: 160,335 km (2004)
Armenia total: 7,633 km
paved: 7,633 km (includes 1,561 km of expressways) (2003)
Aruba total: 800 km
paved: 513 km
unpaved: 287 km
Australia total: 810,641 km
paved: 336,962 km
unpaved: 473,679 km (2004)
Austria total: 133,718 km
paved: 133,718 km (including 1,677 km of expressways) (2003)
Azerbaijan total: 27,016 km
paved: 12,698 km (including 128 km of expressways)
unpaved: 14,318 km (2003)
Bahamas, The total: 2,693 km
paved: 1,546 km
unpaved: 1,147 km (1999)
Bahrain total: 3,498 km
paved: 2,768 km
unpaved: 730 km (2003)
Bangladesh total: 239,226 km
paved: 22,726 km
unpaved: 216,500 km (2003)
Barbados total: 1,600 km
paved: 1,600 km (2003)
Belarus total: 93,055 km
paved: 93,055 km (2003)
Belgium total: 149,757 km
paved: 117,110 km (including 1,747 km of expressways)
unpaved: 32,647 km (2003)
Belize total: 2,872 km
paved: 488 km
unpaved: 2,384 km (1999)
Benin total: 16,000 km
paved: 1,400 km
unpaved: 14,600 km (2005)
Bermuda total: 447 km
paved: 447 km
note: public roads - 225 km; private roads - 222 km (2002)
Bhutan total: 8,050 km
paved: 4,991 km
unpaved: 3,059 km (2003)
Bolivia total: 60,762 km
paved: 4,314 km (including 11 km of expressways)
unpaved: 56,448 km (2003)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total: 21,846 km
paved: 11,425 km (4,686 km of interurban roads)
unpaved: 10,421 km (2005)
Botswana total: 25,233 km
paved: 8,867 km
unpaved: 16,366 km (2003)
Brazil total: 1,724,929 km
paved: 94,871 km
unpaved: 1,630,058 km (2000)
British Indian Ocean Territory total: NA
paved: short section of paved road between port and airfield on Diego Garcia
British Virgin Islands total: 177 km
paved: 177 km (2002)
Brunei total: 2,525 km
paved: 2,338 km
unpaved: 187 km (2000)
Bulgaria total: 102,016 km
paved: 93,855 km (including 328 km of expressways)
unpaved: 8,161 km (2003)
Burkina Faso total: 12,506 km
paved: 2,001 km
unpaved: 10,505 km (1999)
Burma total: 27,000 km
paved: 3,200 km
unpaved: 23,800 km (2005)
Burundi total: 14,480 km
paved: 1,028 km
unpaved: 13,452 km (1999)
Cambodia total: 12,323 km
paved: 1,996 km
unpaved: 10,327 km (2000)
Cameroon total: 80,932 km
paved: 5,398 km
unpaved: 75,534 km (2002)
Canada total: 1,042,300 km
paved: 415,600 km (including 17,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 626,700 km (2005)
Cape Verde total: 1,350 km
paved: 932 km
unpaved: 418 km (2000)
Cayman Islands total: 785 km
paved: 785 km (2002)
Central African Republic total: 23,810 km (1999)
Chad total: 33,400 km
paved: 267 km
unpaved: 33,133 km (1999)
Chile total: 79,605 km
paved: 16,080 km (including 407 km of expressways)
unpaved: 63,525 km (2001)
China total: 1,809,829 km
paved: 1,447,682 km (with at least 29,745 km of expressways)
unpaved: 362,147 km (2003)
Christmas Island total: 142 km
paved: 32 km
unpaved: 110 km (2006)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands total: 22 km
paved: 10 km
unpaved: 12 km (2006)
Colombia total: 110,000 km
paved: 26,000 km
unpaved: 84,000 km (2000)
Comoros total: 880 km
paved: 673 km
unpaved: 207 km (1999)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total: 157,000 km (including 30 km of expressways) (1999)
Congo, Republic of the total: 12,800 km
paved: 1,242 km
unpaved: 11,558 km (1999)
Cook Islands total: 320 km
paved: 33 km
unpaved: 287 km (2003)
Costa Rica total: 35,889 km
paved: 8,075 km
unpaved: 27,814 km (2003)
Cote d'Ivoire total: 80,000 km
paved: 6,500 km
unpaved: 73,500 km
note: includes intercity and urban roads; another 20,000 km of dirt roads are in poor condition and 150,000 km of dirt roads are impassable (2006)
Croatia total: 28,344 km
paved: 24,186 km (including 742 km of expressways)
unpaved: 4,158 km (2004)
Cuba total: 60,858 km
paved: 29,820 km (including 638 km of expressway)
unpaved: 31,038 km (1999)
Cyprus total: 14,496 km (Republic of Cyprus: 12,146 km; north Cyprus: 2,350 km)
paved: Republic of Cyprus: 7,845 km (including 276 km of expressways); north Cyprus: 1,370 km
unpaved: Republic of Cyprus: 4,301 km; north Cyprus: 980 km (2005/1996 est.)
Czech Republic total: 127,747 km
paved: 127,747 km (including 518 km of expressways) (2003)
Denmark total: 72,257 km
paved: 72,257 km (including 1,032 km of expressways) (2005)
Djibouti total: 2,890 km
paved: 364 km
unpaved: 2,526 km (1999)
Dominica total: 780 km
paved: 393 km
unpaved: 387 km (1999)
Dominican Republic total: 12,600 km
paved: 6,224 km
unpaved: 6,376 km (1999)
East Timor total: 5,000 km
paved: 2,500 km
unpaved: 2,500 km (2005)
Ecuador total: 43,197 km
paved: 7,287 km
unpaved: 35,910 km (2003)
Egypt total: 64,000 km
paved: 49,984 km
unpaved: 14,016 km (1999)
El Salvador total: 10,029 km
paved: 1,986 km
unpaved: 8,043 km (1999)
Equatorial Guinea total: 2,880 km (1999)
Eritrea total: 4,010 km
paved: 874 km
unpaved: 3,136 km (1999)
Estonia total: 56,849 km
paved: 13,303 km (including 99 km of expressways)
unpaved: 45,546 km (2003)
Ethiopia total: 33,856 km
paved: 4,367 km
unpaved: 29,489 km (2003)
European Union total: 4,634,810 km (including 56,704 km of expressways)
paved: 4,161,318 km
unpaved: 473,492 km (1999-2000)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) total: 440 km
paved: 50 km
unpaved: 390 km (2003)
Faroe Islands total: 458 km
note: no roads between towns (2003)
Fiji total: 3,440 km
paved: 1,692 km
unpaved: 1,748 km (1999)
Finland total: 78,189 km
paved: 50,633 km (including 653 km of expressways)
unpaved: 27,556 km (2006)
France total: 891,290 km
paved: 891,290 km (including 10,390 km of expressways) (2003)
French Guiana total: 817 km (1998)
French Polynesia total: 2,590 km
paved: 1,735 km
unpaved: 855 km (1999)
Gabon total: 32,333 km
paved: 6,247 km
unpaved: 26,086 km (2003)
Gambia, The total: 3,742 km
paved: 723 km
unpaved: 3,019 km (2003)
Gaza Strip note: see entry for West Bank
Georgia total: 20,247 km
paved: 7,973 km
unpaved: 12,274 km (2003)
Germany total: 231,581 km
paved: 231,581 km (including 12,200 km of expressways) (2005)
Ghana total: 42,623 km
paved: 3,267 km
unpaved: 39,356 km (2004)
Gibraltar total: 29 km
paved: 29 km (2002)
Greece total: 116,470 km
paved: 106,920 km (including 880 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,550 km (1999)
Greenland total: NA
note: while there are short roads in towns, there are no roads between towns; inter-town transport takes place either by sea or air (2005)
Grenada total: 1,127 km
paved: 687 km
unpaved: 440 km (1999)
Guadeloupe total: 947 km (2002)
Guam total: 977 km (2004)
Guatemala total: 14,095 km
paved: 4,863 km (including 75 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,232 km (1999)
Guernsey total: NA
Guinea total: 44,348 km
paved: 4,342 km
unpaved: 40,006 km (2003)
Guinea-Bissau total: 4,400 km
paved: 453 km
unpaved: 3,947 km (1999)
Guyana total: 7,970 km
paved: 590 km
unpaved: 7,380 km (1999)
Haiti total: 4,160 km
paved: 1,011 km
unpaved: 3,149 km (1999)
Honduras total: 13,603 km
paved: 2,775 km
unpaved: 10,828 km (1999)
Hong Kong total: 1,955 km
paved: 1,955 km (2005)
Hungary total: 159,568 km
paved: 70,050 km (30,874 km of interurban roads including 626 km of expressways)
unpaved: 89,518 km (2005)
Iceland total: 13,028 km
paved/oiled gravel: 4,241 km (does not include urban roads)
unpaved: 8,787 km (2005)
India total: 3,851,440 km
paved: 2,411,001 km
unpaved: 1,440,439 km (2002)
Indonesia total: 368,360 km
paved: 213,649 km
unpaved: 154,711 km (2002)
Iran total: 178,152 km
paved: 118,115 km (including 751 km of expressways)
unpaved: 60,037 km (2002)
Iraq total: 45,550 km
paved: 38,399 km
unpaved: 7,151 km (1999)
Ireland total: 95,736 km
paved: 95,736 km (including 125 km of expressways) (2002)
Isle of Man total: 800 km
paved: 800 km (1999)
Israel total: 17,364 km
paved: 17,364 km (including 126 km of expressways) (2004)
Italy total: 479,688 km
paved: 479,688 km (including 6,478 km of expressways) (2004)
Jamaica total: 18,700 km
paved: 13,009 km
unpaved: 5,610 km (1999)
Japan total: 1.183 million km
paved: 925,000 km (including 6,946 km of expressways)
unpaved: 258,000 km (2003)
Jersey total: 577 km
Jordan total: 7,364 km
paved: 7,364 km (2003)
Kazakhstan total: 258,029 km
paved: 247,347 km
unpaved: 10,682 km (2003)
Kenya total: 63,000 km (interurban roads)
paved: 7,623 km
unpaved: 55,377 km
note: there also are 100,000 km of rural roads and 14,500 km of urban roads for a national total of 177,500 km (2004)
Kiribati total: 670 km (1999)
Korea, North total: 31,200 km
paved: 1,997 km
unpaved: 29,203 km (1999 est.)
Korea, South total: 97,252 km
paved: 74,641 km (including 3,060 km of expressways)
unpaved: 22,611 km (2004)
Kuwait total: 4,450 km
paved: 3,587 km
unpaved: 863 km (1999)
Kyrgyzstan total: 18,500 km
paved: 16,854 km
unpaved: 1,646 km (1999)
Laos total: 32,620 km
paved: 4,590 km
unpaved: 28,030 km (2002)
Latvia total: 69,919 km
paved: 69,919 km (2003)
Lebanon total: 7,300 km
paved: 6,198 km
unpaved: 1,102 km (1999)
Lesotho total: 5,940 km
paved: 1,087 km
unpaved: 4,853 km (1999)
Liberia total: 10,600 km
paved: 657 km
unpaved: 9,943 km (1999)
Libya total: 83,200 km
paved: 47,590 km
unpaved: 35,610 km (1999)
Liechtenstein total: 250 km
paved: 250 km
Lithuania total: 79,497 km
paved: 70,549 km (including 417 km of expressways)
unpaved: 8,948 km (2005)
Luxembourg total: 5,210 km
paved: 5,210 km (including 147 km of expressways) (2002)
Macau total: 368 km
paved: 368 km (2005)
Macedonia total: 8,684 km
paved: 5,540 km
unpaved: 3,144 km (1999)
Madagascar total: 49,827 km
paved: 5,780 km
unpaved: 44,047 km (1999)
Malawi total: 28,400 km
paved: 5,254 km
unpaved: 23,146 km (1999)
Malaysia total: 71,814 km
paved: 55,943 km
unpaved: 15,871 km (2001)
Maldives total: 88 km
paved roads: 88 km - 60 km in Male; 14 km on Addu Atolis; 14 km on Laamu
note: village roads are mainly compacted coral (2006)
Mali total: 15,100 km
paved: 1,827 km
unpaved: 13,273 km (1999)
Malta total: 2,227 km
paved: 2,014 km
unpaved: 213 km (2004)
Marshall Islands total: 64.5 km
paved: 64.5 km
note: paved roads on major islands (Majuro, Kwajalein), otherwise stone-, coral-, or laterite-surfaced roads and tracks (2002)
Martinique total: 2,105 km (including 261 km of expressways) (2000)
Mauritania total: 7,660 km
paved: 866 km
unpaved: 6,794 km (1999)
Mauritius total: 2,020 km
paved: 2,020 km (including 75 km of expressways) (2005)
Mayotte total: 93 km
paved: 72 km
unpaved: 21 km
Mexico total: 349,038 km
paved: 116,928 km (including 6,979 km of expressways)
unpaved: 232,110 km (2003)
Micronesia, Federated States of total: 240 km
paved: 42 km
unpaved: 198 km (1999)
Midway Islands total: NA
Moldova total: 12,730 km
paved: 10,973 km
unpaved: 1,757 km (2003)
Monaco total: 50 km
paved: 50 km (1999)
Mongolia total: 49,250 km
paved: 1,724 km
unpaved: 47,526 km (2002)
Montenegro total: 7,353 km
paved: 4,274 km
unpaved: 3,079 km (2005)
Montserrat total: 227 km
note: volcanic eruptions that began in 1995 destroyed most of the road system (2003)
Morocco total: 57,694 km
paved: 32,551 km (including 417 km of expressways)
unpaved: 25,143 km (2002)
Mozambique total: 30,400 km
paved: 5,685 km
unpaved: 24,715 km (1999)
Namibia total: 42,237 km
paved: 5,406 km
unpaved: 36,831 km (2002)
Nauru total: 30 km
paved: 24 km
unpaved: 6 km (1999 est.)
Nepal total: 15,905 km
paved: 8,573 km
unpaved: 7,332 km (2003)
Netherlands total: 134,000 km (including 3,270 km of expressways) (2004)
New Caledonia total: 5,432 km (2000)
New Zealand total: 92,662 km
paved: 59,109 km (including 169 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,553 km (2003)
Nicaragua total: 19,036 km
paved: 2,299 km
unpaved: 16,737 km (2005)
Niger total: 10,100 km
paved: 798 km
unpaved: 9,302 km (1999)
Nigeria total: 194,394 km
paved: 60,068 km
unpaved: 134,326 km (1999)
Niue total: 234 km
paved: 86 km
unpaved: 148 km (2001)
Norfolk Island total: 80 km
paved: 53 km
unpaved: 27 km (2002)
Northern Mariana Islands total: 536 km (2004)
Norway total: 92,513 km
paved: 71,832 km (including 664 km of expressways)
unpaved: 20,681 km (2005)
Oman total: 34,965 km
paved: 9,673 km (including 550 km of expressways)
unpaved: 25,292 km (2001)
Pakistan total: 255,856 km
paved: 157,975 km (including 367 km of expressways)
unpaved: 97,881 km (2004)
Palau total: 61 km
paved: 36 km
unpaved: 25 km
Panama total: 11,643 km
paved: 4,028 km
unpaved: 7,615 km (2000)
Papua New Guinea total: 19,600 km
paved: 686 km
unpaved: 18,914 km (1999)
Paraguay total: 29,500 km
paved: 14,986 km
unpaved: 14,514 km (1999)
Peru total: 78,672 km
paved: 10,314 km (including 276 km of expressways)
unpaved: 68,358 km (2003)
Philippines total: 200,037 km
paved: 19,804 km
unpaved: 180,233 km (2003)
Pitcairn Islands total: 6 km
unpaved: 6 km (dirt roads)
Poland total: 423,997 km
paved: 295,356 km (including 405 km of expressways)
unpaved: 128,641 km (2004)
Portugal total: 72,600 km
paved: 62,436 km (including 1,700 km of expressways)
unpaved: 10,164 km (2002)
Puerto Rico total: 25,645 km
paved: 24,363 km (including 426 km of expressways)
unpaved: 1,282 km (2004)
Qatar total: 1,230 km
paved: 1,107 km
unpaved: 123 km (1999)
Reunion total: 1,214 km (including 88 km of four-lane roads) (2001)
Romania total: 198,817 km
paved: 60,043 km (including 228 km of expressways)
unpaved: 138,774 km (2003)
Russia total: 871,000 km
paved: 738,000 km (including 29,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 133,000 km
note: includes public and departmental roads (2004)
Rwanda total: 12,000 km
paved: 996 km
unpaved: 11,004 km (1999)
Saint Helena total: 198 km (Saint Helena 138 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 20 km)
paved: 168 km (Saint Helena 118km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km)
unpaved: 30 km (Saint Helena 20 km, Ascension 0 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km) (2002)
Saint Kitts and Nevis total: 320 km
paved: 138 km
unpaved: 182 km (1999 est)
Saint Lucia total: 910 km
paved: 48 km
unpaved: 862 km (2000)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines total: 829 km
paved: 580 km
unpaved: 249 km (2003)
Samoa total: 790 km
paved: 332 km
unpaved: 458 km (1999)
San Marino total: 104 km
paved: 104 km (2003)
Sao Tome and Principe total: 320 km
paved: 218 km
unpaved: 102 km (1999)
Saudi Arabia total: 152,044 km
paved: 45,461 km
unpaved: 106,583 km (2000)
Senegal total: 13,576 km
paved: 3,972 km (including 7 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,604 km (2003)
Serbia total: 37,887 km
paved: 23,937 km
unpaved: 13,950 km (2002)
Seychelles total: 458 km
paved: 440 km
unpaved: 18 km (2003)
Sierra Leone total: 11,300 km
paved: 904 km
unpaved: 10,396 km (2002)
Singapore total: 3,234 km
paved: 3,234 km (including 150 km of expressways) (2005)
Slovakia total: 42,993 km
paved: 37,533 km (including 316 km of expressways)
unpaved: 5,460 km (2003)
Slovenia total: 38,400 km
paved: 38,400 km (including 477 km of expressways) (2003)
Solomon Islands total: 1,360 km
paved: 34 km
unpaved: 1,326 km (1999)
Somalia total: 22,100 km
paved: 2,608 km
unpaved: 19,492 km (1999)
South Africa total: 362,099 km
paved: 73,506 km
unpaved: 288,593 km (2002)
Spain total: 666,292 km
paved: 659,629 km (including 12,009 km of expressways)
unpaved: 6,663 km (2003)
Sri Lanka total: 97,287 km
paved: 78,802 km
unpaved: 18,485 km (2003)
Sudan total: 11,900 km
paved: 4,320 km
unpaved: 7,580 km (1999)
Suriname total: 4,492 km
paved: 1,168 km
unpaved: 3,324 km (2002)
Swaziland total: 3,594 km
paved: 1,078 km
unpaved: 2,516 km (2002)
Sweden total: 424,981 km
paved: 132,339 km (including 1,544 km of expressways)
unpaved: 292,642 km (2003)
Switzerland total: 71,297 km
paved: 71,297 km (including 1,726 of expressways) (2004)
Syria total: 91,795 km
paved: 18,451 km
unpaved: 73,344 km (2003)
Taiwan total: 37,299 km
paved: 35,621 km (including 1,789 km of expressways)
unpaved: 1,678 km (2002)
Tajikistan total: 27,767 km (2000)
Tanzania total: 78,891 km
paved: 6,808 km
unpaved: 72,083 km (2003)
Thailand total: 57,403 km
paved: 56,542 km
unpaved: 861 km (2000)
Togo total: 7,520 km
paved: 2,376 km
unpaved: 5,144 km (1999)
Tonga total: 680 km
paved: 184 km
unpaved: 496 km (1999)
Trinidad and Tobago total: 8,320 km
paved: 4,252 km
unpaved: 4,068 km (1999)
Tunisia total: 18,997 km
paved: 12,424 km (including 142 km of expressways)
unpaved: 6,573 km (2001)
Turkey total: 347,553 km
paved: 154,807 km (including 1,886 km of expressways)
unpaved: 192,747 km (2004)
Turkmenistan total: 24,000 km
paved: 19,488 km
unpaved: 4,512 km (1999)
Turks and Caicos Islands total: 121 km
paved: 24 km
unpaved: 97 km (2003)
Tuvalu total: 8 km
paved: 8 km (2002)
Uganda total: 70,746 km
paved: 16,272 km
unpaved: 54,474 km (2003)
Ukraine total: 169,447 km
paved: 164,772 km (including 15 km of expressways)
unpaved: 4,675 km (2004)
United Arab Emirates total: 1,088 km
paved: 1,088 km (including 253 km of expressways) (1999)
United Kingdom total: 387,674 km
paved: 387,674 km (including 3,523 km of expressways) (2004)
United States total: 6,407,637 km
paved: 4,164,964 km (including 74,950 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,242,673 km (2004)
Uruguay total: 77,732 km
paved: 7,743 km
unpaved: 69,989 km (2004)
Uzbekistan total: 81,600 km
paved: 71,237 km
unpaved: 10,363 km (1999)
Vanuatu total: 1,070 km
paved: 256 km
unpaved: 814 km (1999)
Venezuela total: 96,155 km
paved: 32,308 km
unpaved: 63,847 km (1999)
Vietnam total: 222,179 km
paved: 42,167 km
unpaved: 180,012 km (2004)
Virgin Islands total: 1,257 km (2004)
West Bank total: 4,158 km
paved: 4,158 km
note: includes Gaza Strip (2003)
World total: 32,345,165 km
paved: 19,403,061 km
unpaved: 12,942,104 km (2002)
Yemen total: 71,300 km
paved: 6,200 km
unpaved: 65,100 km (2005)
Zambia total: 91,440 km
paved: 20,117 km
unpaved: 71,323 km (2001)
Zimbabwe total: 97,440 km
paved: 18,514 km
unpaved: 78,926 km (2002)

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