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Railway Coverage by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 2/17/2015

Railways prove critical to mobilization, industry and tactical flexibility.

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In terms of warfare, Railway Coverage allows for tactical flexibility and serves wartime industry as well as mobilization. Railways provide access to vital areas of a given nation and may be used to indicate a developed infrastructure. For the purposes of the GFP final ranking, the more usable roadway coverage the better a country's infrastructure.


The values below are displayed in Kilometers (km).

1
224,792
2
87,157
3
86,000
4
63,974
5
46,552
6
41,981
7
38,445
8
36,966
9
29,640
10
28,538
11
27,182
12
21,658
13
20,255
14
20,192
15
19,428
16
17,166
17
16,454
18
15,333
19
15,293
20
11,633
21
10,785
22
9,469
23
8,699
24
8,442
25
8,203
26
8,057
27
7,791
28
7,082
29
6,399
30
5,978
31
5,919
32
5,537
33
5,242
34
5,083
35
5,042
36
5,031
37
4,876
38
4,787
39
4,169
40
4,152
41
4,128
42
4,071
43
4,007
44
3,973
45
3,689
46
3,652
47
3,645
48
3,622
49
3,505
50
3,427
51
3,381
52
3,379
53
3,319
54
3,233
55
3,013
56
2,980
57
2,918
58
2,764
59
2,757
60
2,722
61
2,667
62
2,632
63
2,626
64
2,622
65
2,548
66
2,272
67
2,239
68
2,165
69
2,157
70
2,067
71
2,066
72
2,052
73
1,908
74
1,907
75
1,849
76
1,767
77
1,641
78
1,612
79
1,580
80
1,449
81
1,378
82
1,245
83
1,244
84
1,228
85
1,196
86
995
87
975
88
965
89
947
90
886
91
874
92
869
93
854
94
806
95
690
96
681
97
680
98
660
99
649
100
601
101
593
102
507
103
470
104
401
105
339
106
332
107
283
108
236
109
76
110
59
111
44
112
36
113
0
114
0
115
0
116
0
117
0
118
0
119
0
120
0
121
0
122
0
123
0
124
0
125
0
126
0

Partial Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.

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