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Sweden Transportation

    Railways:
    total: 13,415 km (includes 3,594 km of privately-owned railways)
    standard gauge: 13,415 km 1.435-m gauge (7,917 km electrified and 1,152 km double track) (1996)

    Highways:
    total: 138,000 km
    paved: 105,018 km (including 1,330 km of expressways)
    unpaved: 32,982 km (1996 est.)

    Waterways: 2,052 km navigable for small steamers and barges

    Pipelines: natural gas 84 km

    Ports and harbors: Gavle, Goteborg, Halmstad, Helsingborg, Hudiksvall, Kalmar, Karlshamn, Malmo, Solvesborg, Stockholm, Sundsvall

    Merchant marine:
    total: 154 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,894,783 GRT/1,528,077 DWT
    ships by type: bulk 6, cargo 28, chemical tanker 28, combination ore/oil 4, liquefied gas tanker 1, oil tanker 24, railcar carrier 1, refrigerated cargo 1, roll-on/roll-off cargo 39, short-sea passenger 5, specialized tanker 4, vehicle carrier 13 (1998 est.)

    Airports: 255 (1998 est.)

    Airports—with paved runways:
    total: 145
    over 3,047 m: 2
    2,438 to 3,047 m: 10
    1,524 to 2,437 m: 82
    914 to 1,523 m: 27
    under 914 m: 24 (1998 est.)

    Airports—with unpaved runways:
    total: 110
    914 to 1,523 m: 5
    under 914 m: 105 (1998 est.)

    Heliports: 1 (1998 est.)

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