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    Argentina Transportation 2000

      Railways:
      total: 38,326 km (160 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 24,481 km 1.676-m gauge (134 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 2,765 km 1.435-m gauge (26 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 11,080 km 1.000-m gauge (1999)

      Highways:
      total: 215,434 km
      paved: 63,553 km (including 734 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 151,881 km (1998 est.)

      Waterways: 10,950 km navigable

      Pipelines: crude oil 4,090 km; petroleum products 2,900 km; natural gas 9,918 km

      Ports and harbors: Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Comodoro Rivadavia, Concepcion del Uruguay, La Plata, Mar del Plata, Necochea, Rio Gallegos, Rosario, Santa Fe, Ushuaia

      Merchant marine:
      total: 26 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 218,540 GRT/333,413 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 9, petroleum tanker 11, rail car carrier 1, refrigerated cargo 2, roll-on/roll-off 1, short-sea passenger 2 (1999 est.)

      Airports: 1,359 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 142
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 26
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 60
      914 to 1,523 m: 44
      under 914 m: 7 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 1,217
      over 3,047 m: 2
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 63
      914 to 1,523 m: 614
      under 914 m: 536 (1999 est.)

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