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    Nigeria Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/nigeria/nigeria_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 3,557 km
      narrow gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-m gauge
      standard gauge: 52 km 1.435-m gauge
      note: years of neglect of both the rolling stock and the right-of-way have seriously reduced the capacity and utility of the system; a project to restore Nigeria's railways is now underway (2001)

      Highways
      total: 193,200 km
      paved: 59,892 km (including 1,194 km of expressways)
      note: many of the roads reported as paved may be graveled; because of poor maintenance and years of heavy freight traffic - in part the result of the failure of the railroad system - much of the road system is barely usable (2001)
      unpaved: 133,308 km

      Waterways 8,575 km
      note: consisting of the Niger and Benue rivers and smaller rivers and creeks

      Pipelines crude oil 2,042 km; petroleum products 3,000 km; natural gas 500 km

      Ports and harbors Calabar, Lagos, Onne, Port Harcourt, Sapele, Warri

      Merchant marine
      total: 43 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 331,094 GRT/614,171 DWT
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Bulgaria 1, Greece 1, Norway 1, Pakistan 1, Togo 1, United States 1 (2002 est.)
      ships by type: bulk 1, cargo 7, chemical tanker 4, petroleum tanker 29, roll on/roll off 1, specialized tanker 1

      Airports 70 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 35
      over 3,047 m: 7
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 10
      914 to 1,523 m: 7
      under 914 m: 2 (2001)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 9

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 35
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 14
      under 914 m: 18 (2001)

      Heliports 1 (2001)

      NOTE: The information regarding Nigeria 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 Nigeria Transportation 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Nigeria Transportation 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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