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    Sweden Transportation 2000

      Railways:
      total: 12,821 km (includes 3,594 km of privately-owned railways)
      standard gauge: 12,821 km 1.435-m gauge (7,918 km electrified and 1,152 km double track) (1998)

      Highways:
      total: 210,907 km
      paved: 163,453 km (including 1,439 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 47,454 km (1998 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: 165 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 2,301,633 GRT/1,726,018 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 6, cargo 26, chemical tanker 33, combination ore/oil 4, liquified gas 1, petroleum tanker 23, rail car carrier 1, roll-on/roll-off 43, short-sea passenger 4, specialized tanker 6, vehicle carrier 18 (1999 est.)

      Airports: 256 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 147
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 11
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 80
      914 to 1,523 m: 28
      under 914 m: 25 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 109
      914 to 1,523 m: 5
      under 914 m: 104 (1999 est.)

      Heliports: 1 (1999 est.)

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