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Bangladesh Transportation 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bangladesh Transportation 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on December 17, 2013

Airports:
18 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 139
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 16
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 2
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 5 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 2
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
under 914 m:

1 (2013)

Heliports:
3 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 2,950 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 2,622 km
country comparison to the world: 64
broad gauge: 946 km 1.676-m gauge
narrow gauge: 1,676 km 1.000-m gauge (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 21,269 km
country comparison to the world: 106
paved: 1,063 km
unpaved: 20,206 km (2010)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
8,370 km (includes up to 3,060 km of main cargo routes; the network is reduced to 5,200 km in the dry season) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 17
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 62
country comparison to the world: 64
by type: bulk carrier 25, cargo 28, chemical tanker 1, container 5, petroleum tanker 3
foreign-owned: 8 (China 1, Singapore 7)
registered in other countries: 10 (Comoros 1, Hong Kong 1, Panama 5, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, Sierra Leone 1, Singapore 1) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Chittagong
river port(s): Mongla Port (Sela River)
container port(s): Chittagong (1,392,104) (2011)

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial waters of Bangladesh remain a risk for armed robbery against ships; attacks against vessels have decreased over the last few years in response to improved local security


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Bangladesh on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bangladesh Transportation 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Transportation 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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