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CountryRoadways
Afghanistantotal: 34,782 km
paved: 8,229 km
unpaved: 26,553 km (2004)
Albaniatotal: 18,000 km
paved: 7,020 km
unpaved: 10,980 km (2002)
Algeriatotal: 108,302 km
paved: 76,028 km
unpaved: 32,274 km (2004)
American Samoatotal: 185 km (2004)
Andorratotal: 269 km
paved: 198 km
unpaved: 71 km
Angolatotal: 51,429 km
paved: 5,349 km
unpaved: 46,080 km (2001)
Anguillatotal: 175 km
paved: 82 km
unpaved: 93 km (2004)
Antigua and Barbudatotal: 1,165 km
paved: 384 km
unpaved: 781 km (2002)
Argentinatotal: 229,144 km
paved: 68,809 km (includes 734 km of expressways)
unpaved: 160,335 km (2004)
Armeniatotal: 7,700 km
paved: 7,700 km (includes 1,561 km of expressways) (2006)
Arubatotal: 800 km
paved: 513 km
unpaved: 287 km
Australiatotal: 810,641 km
paved: 336,962 km
unpaved: 473,679 km (2004)
Austriatotal: 133,718 km
paved: 133,718 km (includes 1,677 km of expressways) (2003)
Azerbaijantotal: 59,141 km
paved: 29,210 km
unpaved: 29,931 km (2004)
Bahamas, Thetotal: 2,693 km
paved: 1,546 km
unpaved: 1,147 km (1999)
Bahraintotal: 3,498 km
paved: 2,768 km
unpaved: 730 km (2003)
Bangladeshtotal: 239,226 km
paved: 22,726 km
unpaved: 216,500 km (2003)
Barbadostotal: 1,600 km
paved: 1,600 km (2004)
Belarustotal: 93,310 km
paved: 81,180 km
unpaved: 12,130 km (2004)
Belgiumtotal: 150,567 km
paved: 117,442 km (includes 1,747 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,125 km (2004)
Belizetotal: 2,872 km
paved: 488 km
unpaved: 2,384 km (1999)
Benintotal: 16,000 km
paved: 1,400 km
unpaved: 14,600 km (2005)
Bermudatotal: 447 km
paved: 447 km
note: public roads - 225 km; private roads - 222 km (2002)
Bhutantotal: 8,050 km
paved: 4,991 km
unpaved: 3,059 km (2003)
Boliviatotal: 62,479 km
paved: 3,749 km
unpaved: 58,730 km (2004)
Bosnia and Herzegovinatotal: 21,846 km
paved: 11,425 km (4,714 km of interurban roads)
unpaved: 10,421 km (2006)
Botswanatotal: 24,355 km
paved: 8,914 km
unpaved: 15,441 km (2004)
Braziltotal: 1,751,868 km
paved: 96,353 km
unpaved: 1,655,515 km (2004)
British Indian Ocean Territorytotal: NA
paved: short section of paved road between port and airfield on Diego Garcia
British Virgin Islandstotal: 177 km
paved: 177 km (2002)
Bruneitotal: 3,650 km
paved: 2,819 km
unpaved: 831 km (2005)
Bulgariatotal: 44,033 km
paved: 43,593 km (includes 333 km of expressways)
unpaved: 440 km (2004)
Burkina Fasototal: 15,272 km
paved: 4,766 km
unpaved: 10,506 km (2004)
Burmatotal: 27,000 km
paved: 3,200 km
unpaved: 23,800 km (2005)
Burunditotal: 12,322 km
paved: 1,286 km
unpaved: 11,036 km (2004)
Cambodiatotal: 38,257 km
paved: 2,406 km
unpaved: 35,851 km (2004)
Cameroontotal: 50,000 km
paved: 5,000 km
unpaved: 45,000 km (2004)
Canadatotal: 1,042,300 km
paved: 415,600 km (includes 17,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 626,700 km (2006)
Cape Verdetotal: 1,350 km
paved: 932 km
unpaved: 418 km (2000)
Cayman Islandstotal: 785 km
paved: 785 km (2002)
Central African Republictotal: 23,810 km (1999)
Chadtotal: 33,400 km
paved: 267 km
unpaved: 33,133 km (1999)
Chiletotal: 79,605 km
paved: 16,080 km (includes 407 km of expressways)
unpaved: 63,525 km (2001)
Chinatotal: 1,870,661 km
paved: 1,515,797 km (with at least 34,288 km of expressways)
unpaved: 354,864 km (2004)
Christmas Islandtotal: 142 km
paved: 32 km
unpaved: 110 km (2006)
Cocos (Keeling) Islandstotal: 22 km
paved: 10 km
unpaved: 12 km (2006)
Colombiatotal: 112,988 km
paved: 16,270 km
unpaved: 96,718 km (2004)
Comorostotal: 880 km
paved: 673 km
unpaved: 207 km (1999)
Congo, Democratic Republic of thetotal: 153,497 km
paved: 2,794 km
unpaved: 150,703 km (2004)
Congo, Republic of thetotal: 17,289 km
paved: 864 km
unpaved: 16,425 km (2004)
Cook Islandstotal: 320 km
paved: 33 km
unpaved: 287 km (2003)
Costa Ricatotal: 35,330 km
paved: 8,621 km
unpaved: 26,709 km (2004)
Cote d'Ivoiretotal: 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)
Croatiatotal: 28,436 km
paved: 28,436 km (includes 792 km of expressways) (2006)
Cubatotal: 60,858 km
paved: 29,820 km (includes 638 km of expressway)
unpaved: 31,038 km (1999)
Cyprustotal: 14,630 km (area under government control: 12,280 km; area administered by Turkish Cypriots: 2,350 km)
paved: area under government control: 7,979 km (includes 257 km of expressways); area administered by Turkish Cypriots: 1,370 km
unpaved: area under government control: 4,301 km; area administered by Turkish Cypriots: 980 km (2006)
Czech Republictotal: 127,865 km
paved: 127,865 km (includes 633 km of expressways) (2006)
Denmarktotal: 72,257 km
paved: 72,257 km (includes 1,032 km of expressways) (2005)
Djiboutitotal: 2,890 km
paved: 364 km
unpaved: 2,526 km (1999)
Dominicatotal: 780 km
paved: 393 km
unpaved: 387 km (1999)
Dominican Republictotal: 12,600 km
paved: 6,224 km
unpaved: 6,376 km (1999)
Ecuadortotal: 43,197 km
paved: 6,467 km
unpaved: 36,730 km (2004)
Egypttotal: 92,370 km
paved: 74,820 km
unpaved: 17,550 km (2004)
El Salvadortotal: 10,886 km
paved: 2,827 km
unpaved: 8,059 km (2000)
Equatorial Guineatotal: 2,880 km (1999)
Eritreatotal: 4,010 km
paved: 874 km
unpaved: 3,136 km (1999)
Estoniatotal: 56,856 km
paved: 13,384 km (includes 99 km of expressways)
unpaved: 43,472 km (2004)
Ethiopiatotal: 36,469 km
paved: 6,980 km
unpaved: 29,489 km (2004)
European Uniontotal: 2,394,641 km (includes 61,522 km of expressways)
paved: 1,809,821 km
unpaved: 584,820 km (2005)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)total: 440 km
paved: 50 km
unpaved: 390 km (2003)
Faroe Islandstotal: 463 km (2006)
Fijitotal: 3,440 km
paved: 1,692 km
unpaved: 1,748 km (1999)
Finlandtotal: 78,189 km
paved: 50,760 km (includes 700 km of expressways)
unpaved: 27,429 km (2007)
Francetotal: 956,303 km (includes 5,083 km of roads in the overseas departments)
paved: 951,220 km (metropolitan France; including 10,490 km of expressways) (2004)
French Polynesiatotal: 2,590 km
paved: 1,735 km
unpaved: 855 km (1999)
Gabontotal: 9,170 km
paved: 937 km
unpaved: 8,233 km (2004)
Gambia, Thetotal: 3,742 km
paved: 723 km
unpaved: 3,019 km (2004)
Gaza Stripnote: see entry for West Bank
Georgiatotal: 20,247 km
paved: 7,973 km
unpaved: 12,274 km (2004)
Germanytotal: 231,581 km
paved: 231,581 km (includes 12,200 km of expressways) (2005)
Ghanatotal: 42,623 km
paved: 3,267 km
unpaved: 39,356 km (2004)
Gibraltartotal: 29 km
paved: 29 km (2002)
Greecetotal: 114,931 km
paved: 105,507 km (includes 880 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,424 km (2004)
Greenlandtotal: 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)
Grenadatotal: 1,127 km
paved: 687 km
unpaved: 440 km (1999)
Guamtotal: 977 km (2004)
Guatemalatotal: 14,095 km
paved: 4,863 km (includes 75 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,232 km (1999)
Guernseytotal: NA
Guineatotal: 44,348 km
paved: 4,342 km
unpaved: 40,006 km (2003)
Guinea-Bissautotal: 3,455 km
paved: 965 km
unpaved: 2,490 km (2002)
Guyanatotal: 7,970 km
paved: 590 km
unpaved: 7,380 km (1999)
Haititotal: 4,160 km
paved: 1,011 km
unpaved: 3,149 km (1999)
Hondurastotal: 13,603 km
paved: 2,775 km
unpaved: 10,828 km (1999)
Hong Kongtotal: 2,009 km
paved: 2,009 km (2007)
Hungarytotal: 159,568 km
paved: 70,050 km (30,874 km of interurban roads including 626 km of expressways)
unpaved: 89,518 km (2005)
Icelandtotal: 13,028 km
paved/oiled gravel: 4,241 km (does not include urban roads)
unpaved: 8,787 km (2005)
Indiatotal: 3,383,344 km
paved: 1,603,705 km
unpaved: 1,779,639 km (2002)
Indonesiatotal: 368,360 km
paved: 213,649 km
unpaved: 154,711 km (2002)
Irantotal: 179,388 km
paved: 120,782 km (includes 878 km of expressways)
unpaved: 58,606 km (2003)
Iraqtotal: 45,550 km
paved: 38,399 km
unpaved: 7,151 km (1999)
Irelandtotal: 96,602 km
paved: 96,602 km (includes 200 km of expressways) (2003)
Isle of Mantotal: 800 km
paved: 800 km (1999)
Israeltotal: 17,446 km
paved: 17,446 km (includes 144 km of expressways) (2004)
Italytotal: 484,688 km
paved: 484,688 km (includes 6,621 km of expressways) (2004)
Jamaicatotal: 20,996 km
paved: 15,386 km (includes 33 km of expressways)
unpaved: 5,610 km (2004)
Japantotal: 1.183 million km
paved: 925,000 km (includes 6,946 km of expressways)
unpaved: 258,000 km (2003)
Jerseytotal: 577 km
Jordantotal: 7,500 km
paved: 7,500 km (2004)
Kazakhstantotal: 90,018 km
paved: 84,104 km
unpaved: 5,914 km (2004)
Kenyatotal: 63,265 km (interurban roads)
paved: 8,933 km
unpaved: 54,332 km
note: there also are 100,000 km of rural roads and 14,500 km of urban roads for a national total of 177,765 km (2004)
Kiribatitotal: 670 km (1999)
Korea, Northtotal: 25,554 km
paved: 724 km
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
Korea, Southtotal: 100,279 km
paved: 87,032 km (includes 3,060 km of expressways)
unpaved: 13,247 km (2004)
Kosovototal: 1,925 km (2005)
Kuwaittotal: 5,749 km
paved: 4,887 km
unpaved: 862 km (2004)
Kyrgyzstantotal: 18,500 km
paved: 16,854 km
unpaved: 1,646 km (1999)
Laostotal: 31,210 km
paved: 4,494 km
unpaved: 26,716 km (2003)
Latviatotal: 69,532 km
paved: 69,532 km (2004)
Lebanontotal: 7,300 km
paved: 6,198 km
unpaved: 1,102 km (1999)
Lesothototal: 5,940 km
paved: 1,087 km
unpaved: 4,853 km (1999)
Liberiatotal: 10,600 km
paved: 657 km
unpaved: 9,943 km (1999)
Libyatotal: 83,200 km
paved: 47,590 km
unpaved: 35,610 km (1999)
Liechtensteintotal: 380 km
paved: 380 km (2006)
Lithuaniatotal: 79,497 km
paved: 70,549 km (includes 417 km of expressways)
unpaved: 8,948 km (2005)
Luxembourgtotal: 5,227 km
paved: 5,227 km (includes 147 km of expressways) (2004)
Macautotal: 384 km
paved: 384 km (2006)
Macedoniatotal: 8,684 km
paved: 5,540 km
unpaved: 3,144 km (1999)
Madagascartotal: 49,827 km
paved: 5,780 km
unpaved: 44,047 km (1999)
Malawitotal: 15,451 km
paved: 6,956 km
unpaved: 8,495 km (2003)
Malaysiatotal: 98,721 km
paved: 80,280 km (includes 1,821 km of expressways)
unpaved: 18,441 km (2004)
Maldivestotal: 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)
Malitotal: 18,709 km
paved: 3,368 km
unpaved: 15,341 km (2004)
Maltatotal: 2,227 km
paved: 2,014 km
unpaved: 213 km (2004)
Marshall Islandstotal: 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)
Mauritaniatotal: 7,660 km
paved: 866 km
unpaved: 6,794 km (1999)
Mauritiustotal: 2,020 km
paved: 2,020 km (includes 75 km of expressways) (2005)
Mayottetotal: 93 km
paved: 72 km
unpaved: 21 km
Mexicototal: 235,670 km
paved: 116,751 km (includes 6,144 km of expressways)
unpaved: 118,919 km (2004)
Micronesia, Federated States oftotal: 240 km
paved: 42 km
unpaved: 198 km (1999)
Moldovatotal: 12,733 km
paved: 10,976 km
unpaved: 1,757 km (2004)
Monacototal: 50 km
paved: 50 km (1999)
Mongoliatotal: 49,250 km
paved: 1,724 km
unpaved: 47,526 km (2002)
Montenegrototal: 7,353 km
paved: 4,274 km
unpaved: 3,079 km (2005)
Montserrattotal: 227 km
note: volcanic eruptions that began in 1995 destroyed most of the road system (2003)
Moroccototal: 57,493 km
paved: 32,716 km (includes 507 km of expressways)
unpaved: 24,777 km (2004)
Mozambiquetotal: 30,400 km
paved: 5,685 km
unpaved: 24,715 km (1999)
Namibiatotal: 42,237 km
paved: 5,406 km
unpaved: 36,831 km (2002)
Naurutotal: 30 km
paved: 24 km
unpaved: 6 km (1999 est.)
Nepaltotal: 17,380 km
paved: 9,886 km
unpaved: 7,494 km (2004)
Netherlandstotal: 134,000 km (includes 3,270 km of expressways) (2004)
New Caledoniatotal: 5,432 km (2000)
New Zealandtotal: 92,931 km
paved: 59,783 km (includes 171 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,148 km (2003)
Nicaraguatotal: 19,036 km
paved: 2,299 km
unpaved: 16,737 km (2005)
Nigertotal: 14,565 km
paved: 3,641 km
unpaved: 10,924 km (2004)
Nigeriatotal: 194,394 km
paved: 60,068 km
unpaved: 134,326 km (1999)
Niuetotal: 234 km
paved: 86 km
unpaved: 148 km (2001)
Norfolk Islandtotal: 80 km
paved: 53 km
unpaved: 27 km (2002)
Northern Mariana Islandstotal: 536 km (2004)
Norwaytotal: 92,513 km
paved: 71,832 km (includes 664 km of expressways)
unpaved: 20,681 km (2005)
Omantotal: 34,965 km
paved: 9,673 km (includes 550 km of expressways)
unpaved: 25,292 km (2001)
Pakistantotal: 258,340 km
paved: 167,146 km (includes 711 km of expressways)
unpaved: 91,194 km (2004)
Palautotal: 61 km
paved: 36 km
unpaved: 25 km
Panamatotal: 11,643 km
paved: 4,028 km
unpaved: 7,615 km (2000)
Papua New Guineatotal: 19,600 km
paved: 686 km
unpaved: 18,914 km (1999)
Paraguaytotal: 29,500 km
paved: 14,986 km
unpaved: 14,514 km (1999)
Perutotal: 78,829 km
paved: 11,351 km (includes 276 km of expressways)
unpaved: 67,478 km (2004)
Philippinestotal: 200,037 km
paved: 19,804 km
unpaved: 180,233 km (2003)
Pitcairn Islandstotal: 6 km
unpaved: 6 km (dirt roads)
Polandtotal: 423,997 km
paved: 295,356 km (includes 484 km of expressways)
unpaved: 128,641 km (2004)
Portugaltotal: 78,470 km
paved: 67,484 km (includes 2,002 km of expressways)
unpaved: 10,986 km (2004)
Puerto Ricototal: 25,735 km
paved: 24,353 km (includes 427 km of expressways)
unpaved: 1,382 km (2005)
Qatartotal: 1,230 km
paved: 1,107 km
unpaved: 123 km (1999)
Romaniatotal: 198,817 km
paved: 60,043 km (includes 228 km of expressways)
unpaved: 138,774 km (2004)
Russiatotal: 871,000 km
paved: 738,000 km (includes 29,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 133,000 km
note: includes public and departmental roads (2004)
Rwandatotal: 14,008 km
paved: 2,662 km
unpaved: 11,346 km (2004)
Saint Helenatotal: 198 km (Saint Helena 138 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 20 km)
paved: 168 km (Saint Helena 118 km, 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 Nevistotal: 320 km
paved: 138 km
unpaved: 182 km (1999 est)
Saint Luciatotal: 910 km
paved: 48 km
unpaved: 862 km (2000)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadinestotal: 829 km
paved: 580 km
unpaved: 249 km (2003)
Samoatotal: 2,337 km
paved: 332 km
unpaved: 2,005 km (2004)
San Marinototal: 104 km
paved: 104 km (2003)
Sao Tome and Principetotal: 320 km
paved: 218 km
unpaved: 102 km (1999)
Saudi Arabiatotal: 152,044 km
paved: 45,461 km
unpaved: 106,583 km (2000)
Senegaltotal: 13,576 km
paved: 3,972 km (includes 7 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,604 km (2003)
Serbiatotal: 37,841 km (note - excludes Kosovo)
paved: 32,100 km
unpaved: 5,741 km (2006)
Seychellestotal: 458 km
paved: 440 km
unpaved: 18 km (2003)
Sierra Leonetotal: 11,300 km
paved: 904 km
unpaved: 10,396 km (2002)
Singaporetotal: 3,234 km
paved: 3,234 km (includes 150 km of expressways) (2005)
Slovakiatotal: 42,993 km
paved: 37,533 km (includes 316 km of expressways)
unpaved: 5,460 km (2004)
Sloveniatotal: 38,451 km
paved: 38,451 km (includes 483 km of expressways) (2004)
Solomon Islandstotal: 1,360 km
paved: 34 km
unpaved: 1,326 km (1999)
Somaliatotal: 22,100 km
paved: 2,608 km
unpaved: 19,492 km (1999)
South Africatotal: 362,099 km
paved: 73,506 km (includes 239 km of expressways)
unpaved: 288,593 km (2002)
Spaintotal: 666,292 km
paved: 659,629 km (includes 12,009 km of expressways)
unpaved: 6,663 km (2003)
Sri Lankatotal: 97,287 km
paved: 78,802 km
unpaved: 18,485 km (2003)
Sudantotal: 11,900 km
paved: 4,320 km
unpaved: 7,580 km (1999)
Surinametotal: 4,304 km
paved: 1,130 km
unpaved: 3,174 km (2003)
Swazilandtotal: 3,594 km
paved: 1,078 km
unpaved: 2,516 km (2002)
Swedentotal: 424,947 km
paved: 129,651 km (includes 1,591 km of expressways)
unpaved: 295,296 km (2004)
Switzerlandtotal: 71,297 km
paved: 71,297 km (includes 1,728 of expressways) (2004)
Syriatotal: 94,890 km
paved: 19,073 km
unpaved: 75,817 km (2004)
Taiwantotal: 40,262 km
paved: 38,171 km (includes 976 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,091 km (2007)
Tajikistantotal: 27,767 km (2000)
Tanzaniatotal: 78,891 km
paved: 6,808 km
unpaved: 72,083 km (2003)
Thailandtotal: 57,403 km
paved: 56,542 km
unpaved: 861 km (2000)
Timor-Lestetotal: 6,040 km
paved: 2,600 km
unpaved: 3,440 km (2005)
Togototal: 7,520 km
paved: 2,376 km
unpaved: 5,144 km (1999)
Tongatotal: 680 km
paved: 184 km
unpaved: 496 km (1999)
Trinidad and Tobagototal: 8,320 km
paved: 4,252 km
unpaved: 4,068 km (1999)
Tunisiatotal: 19,232 km
paved: 12,655 km (includes 262 km of expressways)
unpaved: 6,577 km (2004)
Turkeytotal: 426,906 km
paved: 177,550 km (includes 1,892 km of expressways)
unpaved: 249,356 km (2004)
Turkmenistantotal: 24,000 km
paved: 19,488 km
unpaved: 4,512 km (1999)
Turks and Caicos Islandstotal: 121 km
paved: 24 km
unpaved: 97 km (2003)
Tuvalutotal: 8 km
paved: 8 km (2002)
Ugandatotal: 70,746 km
paved: 16,272 km
unpaved: 54,474 km (2003)
Ukrainetotal: 169,477 km
paved: 164,732 km (includes 15 km of expressways)
unpaved: 4,745 km (2004)
United Arab Emiratestotal: 1,088 km
paved: 1,088 km (includes 253 km of expressways) (1999)
United Kingdomtotal: 388,008 km
paved: 388,008 km (includes 3,520 km of expressways) (2005)
United Statestotal: 6,430,366 km
paved: 4,165,110 km (includes 75,009 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,265,256 km (2005)
Uruguaytotal: 77,732 km
paved: 7,743 km
unpaved: 69,989 km (2004)
Uzbekistantotal: 81,600 km
paved: 71,237 km
unpaved: 10,363 km (1999)
Vanuatutotal: 1,070 km
paved: 256 km
unpaved: 814 km (1999)
Venezuelatotal: 96,155 km
paved: 32,308 km
unpaved: 63,847 km (1999)
Vietnamtotal: 222,179 km
paved: 42,167 km
unpaved: 180,012 km (2004)
Virgin Islandstotal: 1,257 km (2004)
West Banktotal: 4,996 km
paved: 4,996 km
note: includes Gaza Strip (2004)
Worldtotal: 32,345,165 km
paved: 19,403,061 km
unpaved: 12,942,104 km (2002)
Yementotal: 71,300 km
paved: 6,200 km
unpaved: 65,100 km (2005)
Zambiatotal: 91,440 km
paved: 20,117 km
unpaved: 71,323 km (2001)
Zimbabwetotal: 97,440 km
paved: 18,514 km
unpaved: 78,926 km (2002)

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