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Korea, North Transportation 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Korea, North Transportation 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Airports:
82 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 67
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 39
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 22
1,524 to 2,437 m: 8
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 4 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 43
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 17
914 to 1,523 m: 15
under 914 m:

8 (2013)

Heliports:
23 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
oil 6 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 5,242 km
country comparison to the world: 33
standard gauge: 5,242 km 1.435-m gauge (3,500 km electrified) (2009)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 25,554 km
country comparison to the world: 100
paved: 724 km
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
2,250 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2011)
country comparison to the world: 38
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 158
country comparison to the world: 37
by type: bulk carrier 6, cargo 131, carrier 1, chemical tanker 1, container 4, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 12, refrigerated cargo 2
foreign-owned: 13 (Belgium 1, China 3, Nigeria 1, Singapore 1, South Korea 1, Syria 4, UAE 2)
registered in other countries: 6 (Mongolia 1, Sierra Leone 2, unknown 3) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Namp'o, Senbong, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Wonsan


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Korea, North 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 Korea, North Transportation 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea, North 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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