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World's longest road networks

Last updated on: May 15, 2013 09:08 IST

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United States has the world's longest road network.

The total length of the road network includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.

United States

Rank: 1

Road network: 6,506,204 kms

Take a look at the countries with the longest road network as ranked by Indexmundi...

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Image: Dog walkers walk across a street while walking down Park Avenue in the upper east side of New York.
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

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China

Rank: 2

Road network: 3,860,800 kms

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Image: Taxis line up to get their tanks filled on a ramp in Chongqing municipality.
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India

Rank: 3

Road network: 3,320,410 kms

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Image: A farmer and his bullocks cross a highway against the backdrop of monsoon clouds in Singur, about 50 km northwest of Kolkata.
Photographs: Parth Sanyal/Reuters
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Brazil

Rank: 4

Road network: 1,751,868 kms

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Image: Traffic jams in Sao Paulo can total more than 200 km (124 miles).
Photographs: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters
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Japan

Rank: 5

Road network: 1,210,251 kms

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Image: Vehicles move on a metropolitan expressway in Tokyo.
Photographs: Toru Hanai/Reuters

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Canada

Rank: 6

Road network: 1,042,300 kms

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Image: Quebec City comes to life every February for the Quebec Winter Festival.
Photographs: Mathieu Belanger/Reuters
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Russia

Rank: 7

Road network: 982,000 kms

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Image: Vehicles drive during sunrise in the Taiga area along the M54 Krasnoyarsk Mongolia highway, south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.
Photographs: Ilya Naymushin/ Reuters
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France

Rank: 8

Road network: 951,200 kms

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Image: A man rides a Velib self-service public bicycle as he makes his way along a snow-covered area at the Champs de Mars near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Photographs: John Schults/Reuters
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Australia

Rank: 9

Road network: 818,356 kms

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Image: A helicopter blocks the road to traffic, due to flooding, on the highway to Toowoomba, 80 km (50 miles) southeast of Brisbane.
Photographs: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

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Spain

Rank: 10

Road network: 681,298 kms

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Image: Truck drivers block the AP-9 highway by slowing down their trucks at CIM Valles, near Barcelona.
Photographs: Albert Gea/Reuters
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Germany

Rank: 11

Road network: 644,480 kms

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Image: Vehicles move slowly along a highway in a traffic jam during snowfall in Berlin.
Photographs: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

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Sweden

Rank: 12

Road network: 572,900 kms

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Image: A general view of Spyker Cars Saab factory in Trollhattan.
Photographs: Bjorn Larsson Rosvall/Reuters
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Italy

Rank: 13

Road network: 487,700 kms

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Image: A view of Naples north highway is seen during a truckers' protest against the government's deregulation plans in Naples.
Photographs: Ciro De Luca/Reuters
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Indonesia

Rank: 14

Road network: 437,759 kms

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Image: Children play at an electricity pylon in Jakarta.
Photographs: Beawiharta/Reuters

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Poland

Rank: 15

Road network: 423,997 kms

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Image: Cars travel on the A2 highway linking Warsaw with Western Europe close to the junction with highway A1 outside the town of Strykow.
Photographs: Peter Andrews/Reuters
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United Kingdom

Rank: 16

Road network: 394,428 kms

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Image: A bus and taxi pass Big Ben on Westminster Bridge in London.
Photographs: Kieran Doherty/Reuters

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Mexico

Rank: 17

Road network: 366,095 kms

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Image: A Santa Claus plush toy is seen on the window of a taxi it drives past Zocalo Square in Mexico City.
Photographs: Henry Romero/Reuters

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South Africa

Rank: 18

Road network: 362,099 kms

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Image: Johannesburg.
Photographs: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

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Turkey

Rank: 19

Road network: 352,046 kms

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Image: A view of Istanbul's financial district.
Photographs: Murad Sezer/Reuters

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Pakistan

Rank: 20

Road network: 260,760 kms


Image: Men use ropes to try and right a supply truck overloaded with wheat straw, used as animal feed, along a road in Dargai, in the Malakand district, northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad.
Photographs: Mian Khursheed/Reuters
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