Colombia’s roads among world’s slowest due to corruption and poor quality construction

The IMF uses Google Maps to determine the average time between major cities: the countries with the fastest roads can travel between 91 and 110 kilometers per hour; the slowest go between 30 and 60.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While in Colombia, a 300-kilometer road trip takes about seven hours, in Spain, the same trip would take less than half that time. The latest measurement by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) shows where the fastest and slowest roads in the world are.

The latter are in the poorest countries, such as Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?