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Korea, South Transportation 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Korea, South Transportation 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 3, 2014

Airports:
111 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 53
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 71
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 19
1,524 to 2,437 m: 12
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 23 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 40
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m:

38 (2013)

Heliports:
466 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 2,216 km; oil 16 km; refined products 889 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,381 km
country comparison to the world: 52
standard gauge: 3,381 km 1.435-m gauge (1,843 km electrified) (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 104,983 km
country comparison to the world: 44
paved: 83,199 km (includes 3,779 km of expressways)
unpaved: 21,784 km (2009)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
1,600 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 51
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 786
country comparison to the world: 14
by type: bulk carrier 191, cargo 235, carrier 8, chemical tanker 130, container 72, liquefied gas 44, passenger 5, passenger/cargo 15, petroleum tanker 55, refrigerated cargo 15, roll on/roll off 10, vehicle carrier 6
foreign-owned: 31 (China 6, France 2, Japan 14, Taiwan 1, US 8)
registered in other countries: 457 (Bahamas 1, Cambodia 10, Ghana 1, Honduras 6, Hong Kong 3, Indonesia 2, Kiribati 1, Liberia 2, Malta 2, Marshall Islands 41, North Korea 1, Panama 373, Philippines 1, Russia 1, Singapore 3, Tuvalu 1, unknown 8) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Incheon, Pohang, Busan, Ulsan, Yeosu
container port(s) (TEUs): Busan (16,163,842), Kwangyang (2,061,958), Incheon (1,924,644)


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