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Asian Highway 1 (AH1) is the longest route of the Asian Highway Network, running 20,557 km (12,774 mi) from Tokyo, Japan via Korea, China, Southeast Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran to the border between Turkey and Bulgaria west of Istanbul where it joins end-on with European route E80.
|Length||20,557 km (12,774 mi)|
|East end||Tokyo, Japan|
|West end||Istanbul, Turkey|
|Countries||Tokyo, Japan via South Korea, North Korea, China, Southeast Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran to the border between Turkey and Bulgaria west of Istanbul where it joins end-on with European route E80|
|Asian Highway Network
- Shuto Expressway C1 Inner Circular Route, Edobashi JCT to Tanimachi JCT via Takebashi JCT
- Shuto Expressway Route 3 Shibuya Line, Tanimachi JCT to Yoga Exit (Tokyo Interchange)
- Tōmei Expressway, Tokyo Interchange to Komaki
- Meishin Expressway, Komaki to Suita via Kyoto
- Chūgoku Expressway, Suita to Kobe
- San'yō Expressway, Kobe to Hatsukaichi via Hiroshima
- Hiroshima Expressway (urban expressway), Hatsukaichi to Hatsukaichi Route 1
- National Route 2 Hatsukaichi to Iwakuni
- San'yō Expressway, Iwakuni to Yamaguchi
- Chūgoku Expressway, Yamaguchi to Shimonoseki
- Kanmon Bridge, Shimonoseki to Kitakyushu
- Kyushu Expressway, Kitakyushu to Fukuoka
- Fukuoka Expressway Route 4
- Fukuoka Expressway Route 1
From Fukuoka, the Japan–Korea Undersea Tunnel has been proposed to provide a fixed crossing.
The section in South Korea mainly follows the Gyeongbu Expressway. The Highway Boundary of South and North Korea.
- Busan City Route 71: Busan-Centre - Busan-Dong-gu
- Busan City Route 11: Busan-Dong-gu - Busan-Geumjeong-gu
- Gyeongbu Expressway: Busan-Geumjeong-gu - Gyeongju - Daegu - Daejeon - Seoul-Seocho-gu
- Seoul City Route 41: Seoul-Seocho-gu - Seoul-Gangnam-gu - Seoul-Yongsan-gu
- Namsan 1st tunnel: Seoul-Yongsan-gu - Seoul-Jung-gu
- Seoul City Route 21: Seoul-Jung-gu - Seoul-Eunpyeong-gu
- National Route 1: Seoul-Eunpyeong-gu - Panmunjeom
- G304, Dandong
- G1113 Dandong-Fuxin Expressway, Dandong - Shenyang
- G1 Beijing-Harbin Expressway: Shenyang - Beijing
- G4 Beijing–Hong Kong–Macau Expressway, Beijing - Shijiazhuang - Zhengzhou - Xinyang - Wuhan - Changsha - Guangzhou
- G80 Guangzhou–Kunming Expressway, Guangzhou - Nanning
- G7211 Nanning–Youyiguan Expressway: Nanning - Youyiguan
Connection to E80Edit
The route AH1 is also marked as E80 in Turkey. The E80 continues in the E-road network from the border station at Kapitan Andreevo/Kapıkule to Sofia in Bulgaria, followed by E80 highways to Niš, Pristina, Dubrovnik, Pescara, Rome, Genoa, Nice, Toulouse, Burgos, Valladolid, Salamanca and finally Lisbon on the Atlantic Ocean.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to AH1.|
- Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2003 Asian Highway Handbook Archived 2012-04-14 at the Wayback Machine, 2003, page 54
- Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2003 Asian Highway Handbook Archived 2012-04-14 at the Wayback Machine, 2003, page 3
- アジアハイウェイ標識の設置場所 (in Japanese). MLIT. Retrieved December 5, 2011.
- Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific,2003 Asian Highway Handbook Archived 2012-04-14 at the Wayback Machine, 2003, page 54 shows an aerial photo of the Yokohama Aoba Interchange, placing AH1 clearly on the Tomei Expressway rather than the other Tokyo-Nagoya expressway, the Chūō Expressway.
- "Regional Road Connectivity Bangladesh Perspective" (PDF). RHD. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 19, 2017. Retrieved February 19, 2017.
- "Asian Highway Route Map" (PDF). ESCAP. Retrieved February 19, 2017.