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    Burma Transportation 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 3,991 km
      narrow gauge: 3,991 km 1.000-m gauge

      Highways:
      total: 28,200 km
      paved: 3,440 km
      unpaved: 24,760 km (1996)

      Waterways: 12,800 km
      note: 3,200 km navigable by large commercial vessels

      Pipelines: crude oil 1,343 km; natural gas 330 km

      Ports and harbors: Bassein, Bhamo, Chauk, Mandalay, Moulmein, Myitkyina, Rangoon, Akyab (Sittwe), Tavoy

      Merchant marine:
      total: 37 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 411,181 GRT/632,769 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 11, cargo 20, container 1, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 2
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Japan 2 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 80 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 9
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
      914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 71
      over 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 15
      914 to 1,523 m: 22
      under 914 m: 32 (2000 est.)

      Heliports: 1 (2000 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Burma on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Burma Transportation 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Burma Transportation 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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