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    Belgium Transportation 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 3,396 km (2,363 km electrified; 2,563 km double track)
      standard gauge : 3,396 km 1.435-m gauge (1995)

      Highways
      total: 142,563 km
      paved: 142,563 km (including 1,667 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 0 km (1995 est.)

      Waterways 2,043 km (1,528 km in regular commercial use)

      Pipelines crude oil 161 km; petroleum products 1,167 km; natural gas 3,300 km

      Ports and harbors Antwerp (one of the world's busiest ports), Brugge, Gent, Hasselt, Liege,Mons, Namur, Oostende, Zeebrugge

      Merchant marine
      total: 25 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 102,363 GRT/152,951 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 1, cargo 7, chemical tanker 4, combination bulk 2, liquefied gastanker 1, oil tanker 10 (1996 est.)

      Airports 42 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total : 39
      over 3,047 m: 6
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 1
      under 914 m : 21 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 3 (1996 est.)

      Heliports 1 (1996 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium Transportation 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Transportation 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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