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Brazil Transportation 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Airports:
4,093 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 2
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 698
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 7
2,438 to 3,047 m: 27
1,524 to 2,437 m: 179
914 to 1,523 m: 436
under 914 m: 49 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 3,395
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 92
914 to 1,523 m: 1,619
under 914 m:

1,684 (2013)

Heliports:
13 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate/gas 251 km; gas 17,312 km; liquid petroleum gas 352 km; oil 4,831 km; refined products 4,722 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 28,538 km
country comparison to the world: 10
broad gauge: 5,627 km 1.600-m gauge (467 km electrified)
standard gauge: 194 km 1.440-m gauge
narrow gauge: 22,717 km 1.000-m gauge (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 1,580,964 km
country comparison to the world: 4
paved: 212,798 km
unpaved: 1,368,166 km
note: does not include urban roads (2010)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
50,000 km (most in areas remote from industry and population) (2012)
country comparison to the world: 3
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 109
country comparison to the world: 48
by type: bulk carrier 18, cargo 16, chemical tanker 7, container 13, liquefied gas 11, petroleum tanker 39, roll on/roll off 5
foreign-owned: 27 (Chile 1, Denmark 3, Germany 6, Greece 1, Norway 3, Spain 12, Turkey 1)
registered in other countries: 36 (Argentina 1, Bahamas 1, Ghana 1, Liberia 20, Marshall Islands 1, Panama 3, Singapore 9) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Belem, Paranagua, Rio Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Sao Sebastiao, Tubarao
river port(s): Manaus (Amazon)
dry bulk cargo port(s): Sepetiba ore terminal
container ports (TEUs): Santos (2,985,922), Itajai (983,985)(2011)
oil/gas terminal(s): DTSE/Gegua oil terminal, Ilha Grande (Gebig), Guaiba Island terminal, Guamare oil terminal


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Brazil 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 Brazil Transportation 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil 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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