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    Iraq Transportation 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 2,032 km
      standard gauge: 2,032 km 1.435-m gauge
      note: rail link between Iraq and Syria restored in 2000 after 19 years

      Highways:
      total: 45,550 km
      paved: 38,400 km
      unpaved: 7,150 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways: 1,015 km
      note: Shatt al Arab is usually navigable by maritime traffic for about 130 km; channel has been dredged to 3 m and is in use; Tigris and Euphrates Rivers have navigable sections for shallow-draft boats; Shatt al Basrah canal was navigable by shallow-draft craft before closing in 1991 because of the Gulf war

      Pipelines: crude oil 4,350 km; petroleum products 725 km; natural gas 1,360 km

      Ports and harbors: Umm Qasr, Khawr az Zubayr, and Al Basrah have limited functionality

      Merchant marine:
      total: 30 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 453,273 GRT/779,662 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 14, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 12, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 1 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 110 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 76
      over 3,047 m: 20
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 36
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
      914 to 1,523 m: 7
      under 914 m: 7 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 34
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 5
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
      914 to 1,523 m: 10
      under 914 m: 12 (2000 est.)

      Heliports: 4 (2000 est.)

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

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