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Iran Transportation 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Iran Transportation 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Airports:
319 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 22
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 140
over 3,047 m: 42
2,438 to 3,047 m: 29
1,524 to 2,437 m: 26
914 to 1,523 m: 36
under 914 m: 7 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 179
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
914 to 1,523 m: 135
under 914 m:

32 (2013)

Heliports:
26 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 7 km; condensate/gas 973 km; gas 20,794 km; liquid petroleum gas 570 km; oil 8,625 km; refined products 7,937 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 8,442 km
country comparison to the world: 24
broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge
standard gauge: 8,348 km 1.435-m gauge (148 km electrified) (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 198,866 km
country comparison to the world: 26
paved: 160,366 km (includes 1,948 km of expressways)
unpaved: 38,500 km (2010)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
850 km (on Karun River; some navigation on Lake Urmia) (2012)
country comparison to the world: 70
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 76
country comparison to the world: 60
by type: bulk carrier 8, cargo 51, chemical tanker 3, container 4, liquefied gas 1, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 2, refrigerated cargo 2, roll on/roll off 2
foreign-owned: 2 (UAE 2)
registered in other countries: 71 (Barbados 5, Cyprus 10, Hong Kong 3, Malta 48, Panama 5) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Bandar-e Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas
river port(s): Bandar Emam Khomeyni (Shatt al-Arab)
container port(s) (TEUs): Bandar Abbas (2,752,460)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Iran on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iran Transportation 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iran Transportation 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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