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    China Transportation 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 67,524 km (including 5,400 km of provincial "local" rails)
      standard gauge: 63,924 km 1.435-m gauge (13,362 km electrified; 20,250 km double track)
      narrow gauge: 3,600 km 0.750-m and 1.000-m gauge local industrial lines (1998 est.)
      note: a new total of 68,000 km was estimated for early 1999 to take new construction programs into account (1999)

      Highways:
      total: 1.4 million km
      paved: 271,300 km (with at least 16,000 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 1,128,700 km (1999)

      Waterways: 110,000 km (1999)

      Pipelines: crude oil 9,070 km; petroleum products 560 km; natural gas 9,383 km (1998)

      Ports and harbors: Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Haikou, Huangpu, Lianyungang, Nanjing, Nantong, Ningbo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shantou, Tianjin, Xiamen, Xingang, Yantai, Zhanjiang

      Merchant marine:
      total: 1,745 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 16,533,521 GRT/24,746,859 DWT
      ships by type: barge carrier 2, bulk 324, cargo 825, chemical tanker 21, combination bulk 11, combination ore/oil 1, container 132, liquefied gas 24, multi-functional large-load carrier 5, passenger 7, passenger/cargo 45, petroleum tanker 258, refrigerated cargo 22, roll on/roll off 23, short-sea passenger 41, specialized tanker 3, vehicle carrier 1 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 489 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 324
      over 3,047 m: 27
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 88
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 147
      914 to 1,523 m: 30
      under 914 m: 32 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 165
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 29
      914 to 1,523 m: 56
      under 914 m: 78 (2000 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding China 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 China Transportation 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about China Transportation 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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