Transport in the Maldives

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Dhonis are major way of transportation.

Information on transport in the Maldives.

Railways[edit]

A small narrow gauge light railway used to exist is S Gan in Addu but has been since been dysfunctional

Highways[edit]

total[edit]

NA km

paved[edit]

NA km

unpaved[edit]

all roads in male are paved with concrete cobblestones and many of the roads in Addu city are paved with tarmac there is a small highway called "the link road" in Addu city a causeway between 3 or so islands also exist L Gan

Ports and harbors[edit]

Gan, Malé, see Maldives Ports Limited, the local port authority.

Merchant marine[edit]

total[edit]

16 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 66 804 GRT/84,615 tonnes deadweight (DWT)

ships by type[edit]

cargo 12, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 2, refrigerated cargo 1 (2005),

registered in other countries[edit]

2 (Panama 2) (2005)

Airports[edit]

11 (2016)

Airports with paved runways[edit]

total

11(2016)

over 10,000 ft (3,048 m)

1

8,000 to 9,999 ft (2,438 to 3,047 m)

1 (2005)

Airports with unpaved runways[edit]

total

3

3,000 to 4,999 ft (914 to 1,523 m)

3 (2005)

See also[edit]