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Total Waterway Coverage by Country


Waterways provide for tactical flexibility in times of war and access to critical shipping lanes in times of peace.

Waterway Coverage is the total available distance of usable water lanes internally accessible to any one nation. Access to such routes allow for movement of various goods when and where serviceable roads and railways prove limiting. In peacetime, waterways are critical to shipping and general economic health. In times of war, they provide warplanners with routes for movement of man, machine and supplies to critical fronts.

Values below displayed in Kilometers (km). For the purposes of the GFP ranking, some nations report 0 km of useful waterways (ex: Qatar) while others showcase no value whatsoever (ex: Israel). These values are per the CIA World Factbook.

1
National Flag
110,000  
China
CHN
2
National Flag
104,300  
Ethiopia
ETH
3
National Flag
102,000  
Russia
RUS
4
National Flag
50,000  
Brazil
BRA
5
National Flag
41,009  
United States
USA
6
National Flag
25,220  
Pakistan
PAK
7
National Flag
24,725  
Colombia
COL
8
National Flag
21,579  
Indonesia
INO
9
National Flag
17,702  
Vietnam
VTN
10
National Flag
15,000  
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
11
National Flag
14,500  
India
IND
12
National Flag
12,800  
Myanmar
MYA
13
National Flag
12,290  
Chile
CHI
14
National Flag
11,000  
Argentina
ARG
15
National Flag
10,000  
Bolivia
BOL
16
National Flag
8,808  
Peru
PER
17
National Flag
8,600  
Nigeria
NIG
18
National Flag
8,501  
France
FRA
19
National Flag
8,370  
Bangladesh
BAN
20
National Flag
7,842  
Finland
FIN
21
National Flag
7,467  
Germany
GER
22
National Flag
7,200  
Malaysia
MLY
23
National Flag
7,100  
Venezuela
VEN
24
National Flag
6,237  
Netherlands
NET
25
National Flag
5,279  
Iraq
IRQ
26
National Flag
4,600  
Laos
LAO
27
National Flag
4,349  
Georgia
GEO
28
National Flag
4,000  
Thailand
THA
29
National Flag
3,997  
Poland
POL
30
National Flag
3,720  
Taiwan
TAI
31
National Flag
3,700  
Cambodia
CMB
32
National Flag
3,500  
Egypt
EGP
33
National Flag
3,219  
Philippines
PHI
34
National Flag
3,200  
United Kingdom
UKD
35
National Flag
3,100  
Paraguay
PAR
36
National Flag
2,900  
Mexico
MEX
37
National Flag
2,800  
Central African Republic
CAR
38
National Flag
2,500  
Belarus
BLR
39
National Flag
2,400  
Italy
ITA
40
National Flag
2,250  
Zambia
ZAM
41
National Flag
2,250  
North Korea
NKO
42
National Flag
2,220  
Nicaragua
NIC
43
National Flag
2,150  
Ukraine
UKR
44
National Flag
2,052  
Sweden
SWE
45
National Flag
2,043  
Belgium
BEL
46
National Flag
2,000  
Australia
AUS
47
National Flag
1,770  
Japan
JPN
48
National Flag
1,731  
Romania
ROM
49
National Flag
1,723  
Sudan
SUD
50
National Flag
1,622  
Hungary
HUN
51
National Flag
1,600  
Uruguay
URU
52
National Flag
1,600  
South Korea
SKO
53
National Flag
1,600  
Gabon
GAB
54
National Flag
1,577  
Norway
NOR
55
National Flag
1,500  
Ecuador
ECU
56
National Flag
1,300  
Angola
ANG
57
National Flag
1,300  
Turkmenistan
TKM
58
National Flag
1,299  
Switzerland
SWI
59
National Flag
1,293  
Ghana
GHA
60
National Flag
1,200  
Suriname
SUR
61
National Flag
1,200  
Afghanistan
AFG
62
National Flag
1,200  
Turkey
TUR
63
National Flag
1,120  
Republic of the Congo
ROC
64
National Flag
1,100  
Uzbekistan
UZB
65
National Flag
1,000  
Spain
SPA
66
National Flag
990  
Guatemala
GUA
67
National Flag
980  
Ivory Coast
IVC
68
National Flag
900  
Syria
SYR
69
National Flag
850  
Iran
IRN
70
National Flag
800  
Panama
PAN
71
National Flag
800  
Sierra Leone
SIE
72
National Flag
785  
Croatia
CRO
73
National Flag
664  
Czech Republic
CZR
74
National Flag
636  
Canada
CAN
75
National Flag
600  
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
76
National Flag
600  
Madagascar
MAD
77
National Flag
587  
Serbia
SER
78
National Flag
580  
Mongolia
MON
79
National Flag
540  
Jordan
JOR
80
National Flag
470  
Bulgaria
BUL
81
National Flag
465  
Honduras
HON
82
National Flag
460  
Mozambique
MOZ
83
National Flag
441  
Lithuania
LIT
84
National Flag
400  
Denmark
DEN
85
National Flag
350  
Dominican Republic
DOM
86
National Flag
335  
Estonia
EST
87
National Flag
300  
Latvia
LAT
88
National Flag
300  
Niger
NGR
89
National Flag
280  
Macedonia
MAC
90
National Flag
240  
Cuba
CUB
91
National Flag
210  
Portugal
POR
92
National Flag
200  
Tajikistan
TAJ
93
National Flag
172  
Slovakia
SLK
94
National Flag
170  
Lebanon
LEB
95
National Flag
160  
Sri Lanka
SRL
96
National Flag
41  
Albania
ALB
97
National Flag
10  
Singapore
SIN
98
National Flag
6  
Greece
GRE
99
National Flag
0  
Austria
AST
100
National Flag
0  
Kenya
KEN
101
National Flag
0  
Libya
LIB
102
National Flag
0  
El Salvador
ESL
103
National Flag
0  
Bahrain
BAH
104
National Flag
0  
Saudi Arabia
SAR
105
National Flag
0  
Chad
CHD
106
National Flag
0  
Botswana
BOT
107
National Flag
0  
Algeria
ALG
108
National Flag
0  
Tunisia
TUN
109
National Flag
0  
Somalia
SOM
110
National Flag
0  
Bhutan
BUT
111
National Flag
0  
Namibia
NAM
112
National Flag
0  
Tanzania
TAN
113
National Flag
0  
Israel
ISR
114
National Flag
0  
Morocco
MOR
115
National Flag
0  
Cameroon
CAM
116
National Flag
0  
Slovenia
SLV
117
National Flag
0  
Armenia
ARM
118
National Flag
0  
New Zealand
NWZ
119
National Flag
0  
Kazakhstan
KAZ
120
National Flag
0  
South Africa
SAF
121
National Flag
0  
Azerbaijan
AZR
122
National Flag
0  
South Sudan
SSU
123
National Flag
0  
Oman
OMA
124
National Flag
0  
Nepal
NEP
125
National Flag
0  
Zimbabwe
ZIM
126
National Flag
0  
Qatar
QTR
127
National Flag
0  
Kuwait
KUW
128
National Flag
0  
Uganda
UGA
129
National Flag
0  
United Arab Emirates
UAE
130
National Flag
0  
Yemen
YEM
131
National Flag
0  
Mauritania
MAU
132
National Flag
0  
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS