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    Germany Transportation 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 40,826 km including at least 14,253 km electrified and 14,768 km double- or multiple-tracked (1998)
      note: since privatization in 1994, Deutsche Bahn AG (DBAG) no longer publishes details of the tracks it owns; in addition to the DBAG system there are 102 privately owned railway companies which own an approximate 3,000 km to 4,000 km of the total tracks

      Highways:
      total: 656,140 km
      paved: 650,891 km (including 11,400 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 5,249 km (all-weather) (1998 est.)

      Waterways: 7,500 km
      note: major rivers include the Rhine and Elbe; Kiel Canal is an important connection between the Baltic Sea and North Sea (1999)

      Pipelines: crude oil 2,500 km (1998)

      Ports and harbors: Berlin, Bonn, Brake, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Cologne, Dresden, Duisburg, Emden, Hamburg, Karlsruhe, Kiel, Luebeck, Magdeburg, Mannheim, Rostock, Stuttgart

      Merchant marine:
      total: 457 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 6,414,724 GRT/7,952,776 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 169, chemical tanker 10, combination ore/oil 1, container 243, liquefied gas 2, passenger 3, petroleum tanker 7, railcar carrier 2, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 12, short-sea passenger 7 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 613 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 322
      over 3,047 m: 13
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 55
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 67
      914 to 1,523 m: 63
      under 914 m: 124 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 291
      over 3,047 m: 2
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 6
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
      914 to 1,523 m: 53
      under 914 m: 225 (2000 est.)

      Heliports: 59 (2000 est.)

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

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