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    Portugal Transportation 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 3,068 km
      broad gauge: 2,761 km 1.668-m gauge (464 km electrified; 426 km double track)
      narrow gauge: 307 km 1.000-m gauge
      note : in 1994, Portugal had 3,520 km of track of which 464 km were electrified

      Highways
      total: 68,732 km
      paved: 59,110 km (including 587 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 9,622 km (1995 est.)

      Waterways 820 km navigable; relatively unimportant to national economy, used byshallow-draft craft limited to 300 metric-ton cargo capacity

      Pipelines crude oil 22 km; petroleum products 58 km
      note: there is a 700 km natural gas pipeline which connects with one in Spaincarrying Algerian natural gas which is to open in 1997; the secondary linesthat will be 300 km long have not yet been built

      Ports and harbors Aveiro, Funchal (Madeira Islands), Horta (Azores), Leixoes, Lisbon,Porto, Ponta Delgada (Azores), Praia da Vitoria (Azores), Setubal, Viana doCastelo

      Merchant marine
      total: 84 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 556,069 GRT/906,790 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 9, cargo 47, chemical tanker 6, container 5, liquefied gas tanker4, oil tanker 7, passenger-cargo 1, refrigerated cargo 1, roll-on/roll-offcargo 2, short-sea passenger 2
      note: Portugal has created a captive register on Madeira for Portuguese-ownedships; ships on the Madeira Register (MAR) will have taxation and crewingbenefits of a flag of convenience; Portugal owns an additional 10 ships (1,000GRT or over) totaling 322,887 DWT operating under the registries of Cyprus,Liberia, and Panama (1996 est.)

      Airports 67 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total : 66
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 18
      under 914 m: 32 (1996 est.)

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

      NOTE: The information regarding Portugal 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 Portugal Transportation 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Portugal Transportation 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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