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Switzerland Transportation 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Airports:
63 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 78
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 40
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 12
914 to 1,523 m: 6
under 914 m: 17 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 23
under 914 m:

23 (2013)

Heliports:
2 (2013)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 1,800 km; oil 94 km; refined products 7 km (2013)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 4,876 km
country comparison to the world: 37
standard gauge: 3,846 km 1.435-m gauge (3,591 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 1,020 km 1.000-m gauge (1,013 km electrified); 10 km 0.800-m gauge (10 km electrified) (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 71,464 km
country comparison to the world: 65
paved: 71,464 km (includes 1,415 of expressways) (2011)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
1,292 km (there are 1,227 km of waterways on lakes and rivers for public transport and another 65 km on the Rhine River between Basel-Rheinfelden and Schaffhausen-Bodensee used for the transport of commercial goods) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 58
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 38
country comparison to the world: 78
by type: bulk carrier 19, cargo 9, chemical tanker 5, container 4, petroleum tanker 1
registered in other countries: 127 (Antigua and Barbuda 7, Bahamas 1, Belize 1, Cayman Islands 1, France 5, Germany 2, Hong Kong 5, Italy 13, Liberia 25, Luxembourg 1, Malta 20, Marshall Islands 12, NZ 2, Panama 15, Portugal 3, Russia 3, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7, Singapore 3, Spain 1) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
river port(s): Basel (Rhine)


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