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Venezuela Transportation 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Airports:
444 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 19
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 127
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 6
2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
1,524 to 2,437 m: 33
914 to 1,523 m: 62
under 914 m: 17 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 317
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 57
914 to 1,523 m: 127
under 914 m:

130 (2013)

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

Pipelines:
extra heavy crude 981 km; gas 5,941 km; oil 7,588 km; refined products 1,778 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 806 km
country comparison to the world: 98
standard gauge: 806 km 1.435-m gauge (41 km electrified) (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 96,155 km
country comparison to the world: 48
paved: 32,308 km
unpaved: 63,847 km (2002)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
7,100 km (the Orinoco River (400 km) and Lake de Maracaibo are navigable by oceangoing vessels) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 21
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 53
country comparison to the world: 69
by type: bulk carrier 4, cargo 12, chemical tanker 1, liquefied gas 5, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 14, petroleum tanker 16
foreign-owned: 9 (Denmark 1, Estonia 1, Germany 1, Greece 4, Mexico 1, Spain 1)
registered in other countries: 14 (Panama 13, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): La Guaira, Maracaibo, Puerto Cabello, Punta Cardon
oil terminals: Jose terminal

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the Caribbean Sea as a significant risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships; numerous vessels, including commercial shipping and pleasure craft, have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; crews have been robbed and stores or cargoes stolen


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