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).
Sources: US Library of Congress; CIA.gov/CIA World Factbook; EIA.gov; wikipedia.com; energy.eu; SIPRI.org. Some values estimated based on factors available when official sources are lacking.
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