Steepest street (road)
Baldwin Street, Dunedin
1:5/1:2.86 ratio
New Zealand (Dunedin)
Not applicable

Located in Dunedin, New Zealand, Baldwin Street is the world's steepest paved road over a continuous distance of more than 10 metres. At just over 350 m (1,150 ft) in length, with 34 houses located along it, the road rises a total of 69.2 m (227 ft) at a rate of 1 m (3 ft 4 in) vertically for every 2.86 m (9 ft 4 in) horizontally travelled. The average gradient is around 1:5, but the top section gets to the true 1:2.86 gradient.