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    Ethiopia Transportation 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 681 km (Ethiopian segment of the Addis Ababa-Djibouti railroad)
      narrow gauge: 681 km 1.000-m gauge
      note: in April 1998, Djibouti and Ethiopia announced plans to revitalize the century-old railroad that links their capitals; since May 1998 Ethiopia has expended considerable effort to repair and maintain the lines

      Highways:
      total: 24,145 km
      paved: 3,290 km
      unpaved: 20,855 km (1998)

      Waterways: none

      Ports and harbors: none; Ethiopia is landlocked and was by agreement with Eritrea using the ports of Assab and Massawa; since the border dispute with Eritrea flared, Ethiopia has used the port of Djibouti for nearly all of its imports

      Merchant marine:
      total: 11 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 85,382 GRT/108,526 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 6, container 1, petroleum tanker 1, roll on/roll off 3 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 86 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 12
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 5
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 74
      over 3,047 m: 2
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
      914 to 1,523 m: 35
      under 914 m: 20 (2000 est.)

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

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