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Length of the railway networks in the countries of the world

Rank
(total)
CountryTotal
(km)
per Capita
(m)
per km²
(m)
Date
1United States of America293,5640.92132.12014
2China131,0000.09414.02018
3Russia87,1570.6125.32014
4Canada77,9322.1998.62014
5India68,5250.05523.02014
6Argentina36,9170.86513.52014
7Germany33,5900.40696.32017
8Australia33,3611.4034.32015
9Brazil29,8500.1473.62014
10France29,6400.46353.92014
11Japan27,3110.21574.92015
12Ukraine21,7330.49137.52014
13South Africa20,9860.43417.32014
14Mexico20,8250.16810.72017
15Italy20,1820.32768.62014
16Poland19,2310.50163.22016
17United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland16,8370.25969.62015
18Kazakhstan16,6140.9186.22017
19Spain15,3330.33030.72017
20Sweden14,1271.42734.42016
21Turkey12,7100.15616.52018
22Pakistan11,8810.05315.42019
23Romania11,2680.51949.02014
24Czech Republic9,4080.888121.82017
25Iran8,4840.1055.52014
26Cuba8,3670.74476.22017
27Indonesia8,1590.0324.52014
28Hungary8,0490.81189.82014
29Korea (North)7,4350.29961.72014
30Chile7,2820.4099.82014
31Sudan7,2510.2044.22014
32Finland5,9261.07819.52016
33Austria5,8000.70570.32014
34Switzerland5,6900.687142.32015
35Belarus5,5280.57527.22014
36Saudi Arabia5,4100.1682.52016
37Bulgaria5,1140.73947.12014
38Turkmenistan5,1130.95510.92017
39Egypt5,0850.0595.12014
40Myanmar (Burma)5,0310.1057.72008
41Mozambique4,7870.1916.12014
42Uzbekistan4,6420.14110.92018
43Tanzania4,5670.0925.22014
44Ireland4,3010.88662.42018
45Norway4,2000.78513.82019
46New Zealand4,1280.84515.62018
47Thailand4,1270.0618.12017
48Congo (Democratic Republic)4,0070.0521.82014
49Korea (South)3,9790.07541.12016
50Algeria3,9730.1021.72014
51Bolivia3,9600.3453.72019
52Kenya3,8190.0826.72018
53Serbia3,8090.53749.22015
54Nigeria3,7980.0214.22014
55Belgium3,5920.344118.62014
56Slovakia3,5800.65974.42016
57Denmark3,4760.60281.92017
58Zimbabwe3,4270.2498.92014
59Zambia3,1260.2144.22014
60Portugal3,0750.28433.62014
61Netherlands3,0580.18090.22016
62Azerbaijan2,9440.29935.62017
63Angola2,8520.1102.32014
64Croatia2,7220.60948.62014
65Namibia2,6281.1953.22014
66Vietnam2,6000.0298.42014
67Greece2,5480.23619.52014
68Bangladesh2,4600.01618.92014
69Iraq2,2720.0705.22014
70Tunisia2,1730.19914.02014
71Estonia2,1461.63250.62016
72Colombia2,1410.0462.12015
73Morocco2,0670.0634.62014
74Syria2,0520.11411.02014
75Latvia1,8600.96229.92018
76Peru1,8540.0611.42014
77Malaysia1,8510.0625.62014
78Mongolia1,8150.5851.22017
79Lithuania1,7680.50428.22014
80Uruguay1,6730.4819.62016
81Taiwan1,6130.06850.02018
82Sri Lanka1,5620.07424.22016
83Israel1,3840.17764.42014
84Georgia1,3630.27619.62014
85Uganda1,2440.0356.32014
86Slovenia1,2290.61861.02014
87Moldova1,1710.35035.62014
88Guinea1,0860.0944.42017
89Cameroon9870.0462.12014
90Bosnia and Herzegovina9650.24918.92014
90Ecuador9650.0583.52017
92Ghana9470.0374.22014
93North Macedonia9250.44636.42017
94Senegal9060.0594.72017
95Botswana8880.4121.62014
96Madagascar8360.0331.42018
97Guatemala8000.0497.52018
98Armenia7800.25527.72014
99Malawi7670.0448.22014
100Mauritania7280.2000.72014
101Honduras6990.0816.22014
102Tajikistan6800.0844.82014
103Albania6770.23524.72015
104Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)6600.0362.12008
105Ethiopia6590.0070.62017
106Gabon6490.3522.52014
107Cambodia6420.0423.62014
108Burkina Faso6220.0352.32014
109Fiji5970.64132.72008
110Mali5930.0360.52014
111Togo5680.07710.42014
112Congo (Republic)5100.1091.52014
113Jordan5090.0645.72014
114Dominican Republic4960.04810.32014
115Venezuela4470.0150.52014
116Benin4380.0434.02014
117Liberia4290.1294.52008
118Kyrgyzstan4240.0672.22018
119Lebanon4010.06439.22017
120Kosovo3330.18630.62015
121Eritrea3060.0513.02018
122Eswatini3010.28117.52014
123Costa Rica2780.0585.42014
124Luxembourg2750.528106.32014
125Montenegro2500.40218.62017
126South Sudan2480.0240.42018
127Djibouti970.1024.22017
128Panama770.0211.02014
128Philippines770.0010.32017
130Isle of Man630.827110.12008
131Nepal590.0020.42018
132Saint Kitts and Nevis501.262191.62008
133Paraguay300.0040.12014
134El Salvador130.0020.62014
135Liechtenstein90.23556.32018
 World1,148,1860.1627.72013

No information is available for non-listed countries.

The total route length of the railway network is given. 1 km corresponds to 0.6214 miles. 1 m corresponds to 1.094 yards.

Source: CIA World Factbook (2020-06-28)