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    Portugal Transportation 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 2,850 km
      broad gauge: 2,576 km 1.668-m gauge (623 km electrified; 426 km double track)
      narrow gauge: 274 km 1.000-m gauge (1998)

      Highways:
      total: 68,732 km
      paved: 59,110 km (including 797 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 9,622 km (1999)

      Waterways: 820 km
      note: relatively unimportant to national economy, used by shallow-draft craft limited to 300 metric-ton or less cargo capacity

      Pipelines: crude oil 22 km; petroleum products 58 km; natural gas 700 km
      note: the secondary lines for the natural gas pipeline that will be 300 km long have not yet been built

      Ports and harbors: Aveiro, Funchal (Madeira Islands), Horta (Azores), Leixoes, Lisbon, Porto, Ponta Delgada (Azores), Praia da Vitoria (Azores), Setubal, Viana do Castelo

      Merchant marine:
      total: 158 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,053,586 GRT/1,611,238 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 14, cargo 84, chemical tanker 16, container 10, liquefied gas 7, multi-functional large-load carrier 1, petroleum tanker 11, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 6, short-sea passenger 4, vehicle carrier 4
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Spain 1 (2000 est.)

      Airports: 66 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 40
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
      914 to 1,523 m: 17
      under 914 m: 5 (2000 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 26
      914 to 1,523 m: 1
      under 914 m: 25 (2000 est.)

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

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