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    Burma Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/burma/burma_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 3,991 km
      narrow gauge: 3,991 km 1.000-m gauge (2000 est.)

      Highways
      total: 28,200 km
      paved: 3,440 km
      unpaved: 24,760 km (1996)

      Waterways 12,800 km
      note: 3,200 km navigable by large commercial vessels

      Pipelines crude oil 1,343 km; natural gas 330 km

      Ports and harbors Bassein, Bhamo, Chauk, Mandalay, Moulmein, Myitkyina, Rangoon, Akyab (Sittwe), Tavoy

      Merchant marine
      total: 35 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 382,386 GRT/582,084 DWT
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Germany 5, Japan 4 (2002 est.)
      ships by type: bulk 9, cargo 21, container 1, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 1

      Airports 80 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 8
      over 3,047 m: 2
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2001)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 72
      under 914 m: 33 (2001)
      over 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 16
      914 to 1,523 m: 21

      Heliports 2 (2001)

      NOTE: The information regarding Burma on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Burma Transportation 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Burma Transportation 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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