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    Brazil Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/brazil/brazil_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 26,895 km (1,750 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 5,730 km 1.600-m gauge
      standard gauge: 194 km 1.440-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 20,958 km 1.000-m gauge; 13 km 0.760-m gauge
      dual gauge: 523 km 1.000-m and 1.600-m gauges

      Highways
      total: 1.98 million km
      paved: 184,140 km
      unpaved: 1,795,860 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways 50,000 km navigable

      Pipelines crude oil 2,000 km; petroleum products 3,804 km; natural gas 1,095 km

      Ports and harbors Belem, Fortaleza, Ilheus, Imbituba, Manaus, Paranagua, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande, Salvador, Santos, Vitoria

      Merchant marine
      total: 188 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 4,498,081 GRT/7,279,945 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 37, cargo 26, chemical tanker 9, combination ore/oil 11, container 16, liquefied gas tanker 10, multifunction large-load carrier 1, oil tanker 61, passenger-cargo 5, refrigerated cargo 1, roll-on/roll-off cargo 11 (1997 est.)

      Airports 3,291 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 502
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 19
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 130
      914 to 1,523 m: 319
      under 914 m: 29 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 2,789
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 76
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,324
      under 914 m: 1,389 (1997 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brazil Transportation 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil Transportation 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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