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Nigeria Transportation 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Page last updated on January 15, 2010

Airports:
56 (2009)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 38
over 3,047 m: 7
2,438 to 3,047 m: 12
1,524 to 2,437 m: 11
914 to 1,523 m: 5
under 914 m: 3 (2009)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 18
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 3 (2009)

Heliports:
3 (2009)

Pipelines:
condensate 21 km; gas 2,560 km; liquid petroleum gas 97 km; oil 3,396 km; refined products 4,090 km (2008)

Railways:
total: 3,505 km
narrow gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-m gauge (2008)

Roadways:
total: 193,200 km
paved: 28,980 km
unpaved: 164,220 km (2004)

Waterways:
8,600 km (Niger and Benue rivers and smaller rivers and creeks) (2008)

Merchant marine:
total: 68
by type: cargo 4, chemical tanker 12, combination ore/oil 1, liquefied gas 2, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 46, specialized tanker 2
foreign-owned: 3 (Japan 1, South Africa 1, Spain 1)
registered in other countries: 34 (Bahamas 2, Bermuda 11, Cook Islands 1, Georgia 1, Italy 1, Liberia 2, Panama 10, Poland 1, Seychelles 1, Sierra Leone 1, unknown 3) (2008)

Ports and terminals:
Bonny Inshore Terminal, Calabar, Lagos

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the Niger Delta and Gulf of Guinea as high risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; crews have been robbed and stores or cargoes stolen


NOTE: The information regarding Nigeria on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Nigeria Transportation 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Nigeria Transportation 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.



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