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    Liberia Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/liberia/liberia_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 490 km (single track); note - three rail systems owned and operated by foreign steel and financial interests in conjunction with Liberian Government; one of these, the Lamco Railroad, closed in 1989 after iron ore production ceased; the other two were shut down by the civil war
      standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 145 km 1.067-m gauge

      Highways
      total: 10,600 km
      paved: 657 km
      unpaved: 9,943 km (1996 est.)

      Ports and harbors Buchanan, Greenville, Harper, Monrovia

      Merchant marine
      total: 1,620 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 59,521,524 GRT/97,187,450 DWT
      ships by type: barge carrier 4, bulk 413, cargo 117, chemical tanker 143, combination bulk 28, combination ore/oil 54, container 168, liquefied gas tanker 89, multifunction large-load carrier 1, oil tanker 424, passenger 35, refrigerated cargo 67, roll-on/roll-off cargo 21, short-sea passenger 4, specialized tanker 11, vehicle carrier 41
      note: a flag of convenience registry; includes ships from 54 countries among which are Germany 198, US 181, Norway 153, Greece 148, Japan 137, Hong Kong 109, China 58, UK 48, Singapore 43, and Monaco 41 (1997 est.)

      Airports 46 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 2
      over 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 44
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 6
      under 914 m: 35 (1997 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Liberia 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 Liberia Transportation 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Liberia Transportation 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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