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Railroad lines, total length in km in Africa:

The average for 2018 based on 6 countries was 1586 km.The highest value was in Democratic Republic of the Congo: 3641 km and the lowest value was in Burkina Faso: 518 km. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: km; Source: The World Bank
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Definition: Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks.
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