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    Philippines Transportation 2000

      Railways:
      total: 492 km (an additional 405 km are not in operation)
      narrow gauge: 492 km 1.067-m gauge (1996)

      Highways:
      total: 199,950 km
      paved: 39,590 km
      unpaved: 160,360 km (1998 est.)

      Waterways: 3,219 km; limited to shallow-draft (less than 1.5 m) vessels

      Pipelines: petroleum products 357 km

      Ports and harbors: Batangas, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Guimaras Island, Iligan, Iloilo, Jolo, Legaspi, Manila, Masao, Puerto Princesa, San Fernando, Subic Bay, Zamboanga

      Merchant marine:
      total: 480 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 5,973,024 GRT/9,025,087 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 159, cargo 122, chemical tanker 5, combination bulk 9, container 7, liquified gas 13, livestock carrier 9, passenger 4, passenger/cargo 12, petroleum tanker 47, refrigerated cargo 20, roll-on/roll-off 19, short-sea passenger 32, specialized tanker 2, vehicle carrier 20 (1999 est.)
      note: a flag of convenience registry; Japan owns 19 ships, Hong Kong 5, Cyprus 1, Denmark 1, Greece 1, Netherlands 1, Singapore 1, and UK 1 (1998 est.)

      Airports: 266 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 76
      over 3,047 m: 4
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 5
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 26
      914 to 1,523 m: 31
      under 914 m: 10 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 190
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 66
      under 914 m: 121 (1999 est.)

      Heliports: 1 (1999 est.)

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