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    Liberia Transportation 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 490 km (328 km single track); note - three rail systems owned and operated by foreign steel and financial interests in conjunction with the Liberian Government; one of these, the Lamco Railroad, closed in 1989 after iron ore production ceased; the other two were shut down by the civil war; large sections of the rail lines have been dismantled; approximately 60 km of railroad track was exported for scrap
      standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 145 km 1.067-m gauge

      Highways:
      total: 10,600 km
      paved: 657 km
      unpaved: 9,943 km
      note: (there is major deterioration on all highways due to heavy rains and lack of maintenance) (1996 est.)

      Waterways: none

      Ports and harbors: Buchanan, Greenville, Harper, Monrovia

      Merchant marine:
      total: 1,478 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 49,456,361 GRT/76,620,648 DWT
      ships by type: barge carrier 3, bulk 324, cargo 97, chemical tanker 163, combination bulk 20, combination ore/oil 38, container 245, liquefied gas 97, multi-functional large-load carrier 4, passenger 24, petroleum tanker 310, refrigerated cargo 74, roll on/roll off 19, short-sea passenger 3, specialized tanker 12, vehicle carrier 45
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Argentina 8, Australia 1, Ashmore and Cartier Islands 1, Austria 5, Bermuda 5, Belgium 5, Burma 1, Brazil 8, Canada 1, China 28, Chile 7, Costa Rica 8, Cyprus 27, Denmark 4, Ecuador 1, Germany 117, Greece 83, Hong Kong 54, Croatia 9, Indonesia 2, India 8, Israel 1, Italy 8, Japan 85, South Korea 8, Latvia 15, Monaco 28, Mexico 6, Malaysia 1, Nigeria 1, Netherlands 7, Norway 86, Netherlands Antilles 1, NZ 1, Poland 2, Portugal 2, Philippines 1, Russia 22, Saudi Arabia 20, South Africa 1, Slovenia 1, Singapore 30, Spain 1, Sweden 8, Switzerland 23, UAE 5, Taiwan 10, UK 15, US 85, Uruguay 1, Vietnam 1 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 46 (2000 est.)

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

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 44
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 5
      under 914 m: 36 (2000 est.)

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

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