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Country Comparison :: Waterways
This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
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Rank
country (km) Date of Information
1 China
110,000
2010
2 Russia
102,000
2009
3 Brazil
50,000
2010
4 United States
41,009
2008
5 Indonesia
21,579
2011
6 Colombia
18,000
2010
7 Vietnam
17,702
2011
8 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
15,000
2009
9 India
14,500
2008
10 Burma
12,800
2008
11 Argentina
11,000
2007
12 Papua New Guinea
11,000
2011
13 Bolivia
10,000
2010
14 Peru
8,808
2010
15 Nigeria
8,600
2009
16 France
8,501
2010
17 Bangladesh
8,370
2007
18 Finland
7,842
2010
19 Germany
7,467
2010
20 Malaysia
7,200
2011
21 Venezuela
7,100
2010
22 Netherlands
6,214
2010
23 Iraq
5,279
2010
24 Laos
4,600
2010
25 Sudan
4,068
2008
26 Thailand
4,000
2010
27 Kazakhstan
4,000
2010
28 Poland
3,997
2009
29 Egypt
3,500
2010
30 Philippines
3,219
2011
31 United Kingdom
3,200
2009
32 Paraguay
3,100
2010
33 Mexico
2,900
2010
34 Central African Republic
2,800
2010
35 Belarus
2,500
2003
36 Cambodia
2,400
2010
37 Italy
2,400
2009
38 Korea, North
2,250
2010
39 Zambia
2,250
2010
40 Nicaragua
2,220
2010
41 Ukraine
2,185
2010
42 Sweden
2,052
2010
43 Belgium
2,043
2010
44 Australia
2,000
2006
45 Mali
1,800
2010
46 Japan
1,770
2010
47 Romania
1,731
2006
48 Hungary
1,622
2010
49 Korea, South
1,608
2010
50 Uruguay
1,600
2010
51 Gabon
1,600
2010
52 Norway
1,577
2010
53 Ecuador
1,500
2010
54 Angola
1,300
2010
55 Guinea
1,300
2009
56 Turkmenistan
1,300
2008
57 Switzerland
1,299
2010
58 Ghana
1,293
2011
59 Turkey
1,200
2008
60 Suriname
1,200
2010
61 Afghanistan
1,200
2008
62 Congo, Republic of the
1,120
2010
63 Uzbekistan
1,100
2009
64 Senegal
1,000
2010
65 Spain
1,000
2009
66 Guatemala
990
2010
67 Cote d'Ivoire
980
2009
68 Ireland
956
2010
69 Syria
900
2010
70 Iran
850
2009
71 Belize
825
2010
72 Sierra Leone
800
2009
73 Panama
800
2010
74 Croatia
785
2009
75 Costa Rica
730
2010
76 Malawi
700
2010
77 Czech Republic
664
2010
78 Canada
636
2008
79 Kyrgyzstan
600
2010
80 Madagascar
600
2010
81 Serbia
587
2009
82 Mongolia
580
2010
83 Moldova
558
2008
84 Bulgaria
470
2009
85 Honduras
465
2010
86 Mozambique
460
2010
87 Lithuania
441
2007
88 Denmark
400
2010
89 Gambia, The
390
2010
90 Austria
358
2011
91 Estonia
335
2010
92 Guyana
330
2010
93 Niger
300
2010
94 Latvia
300
2010
95 Cuba
240
2010
96 Portugal
210
2010
97 Brunei
209
2011
98 Fiji
203
2010
99 Tajikistan
200
2010
100 Slovakia
172
2009
101 Sri Lanka
160
2008
102 Benin
150
2010
103 Togo
50
2009
104 Albania
41
2010
105 Luxembourg
37
2010
106 Liechtenstein
28
2010
107 Greece
6
2010
108 Kiribati
5
2007
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