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Road Network In India

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Maps-india gives map for the selected route from major locations in India to its nearby tourist destinations covering the cities in between and National Highways.

So to find the Road Map for your travel destination in India select the Major Location or Starting point and thus get the details of its nearby tourist places or cities. By selecting the destination you will be guided to your destination by a route.

Road transport is the dominant mode of transportation in India - both for moving goods and passengers. India has a huge network of roads comprising of National Highways, State Highways, Major District Roads and Village and other roads.In fact, it is the third largest road network in the world covering a total length of 33,00,000 kms. The road network is assuming a pivotal role in the movement of goods and passengers. There has been a substantial shift in the mode of transportation from Railways towards the road sector. While only 40% of the freight and 20% of the passengers load are handled by the railways, 60% of the goods and 80% of passengers movement takes place through roads.
It is anticipated that the function of the road network will further increase in the foreseable future.

Though the National Highways constitute only 2% of the entire road network, they carry about 40% of the freight and passengers .The National Highways cover a length of 52000 kms. and pass through every state of India. They are the vital lifelines of the economy making possible trade and commerce.



Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Kullu, Shimla, Jammu, Kangra, Amritsar, Agra, Lukhnow, Gorakhpur, Bagdogra, Guwahati, Jorhat, Patna, Ranchi, Varanasi, Allahabad, Kanpur, Jaipur, Gwalior, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bhopal, Vadodara, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Indore, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Tirupati, Banglore, Manglore, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Madurai, Thiruvanathapuram, Madras, Bombay and Trivandrum.

There are 259 National Highways on the basis of their route numbers.

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