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    Panama Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/panama/panama_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 355 km
      broad gauge: 76 km 1.524-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 279 km 0.914-m gauge (2001)

      Highways
      total: 11,592 km
      paved: 4,079 km (including 30 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 7,513 km (2000)

      Waterways 882 km
      note: 800 km navigable by shallow draft vessels; 82 km Panama Canal

      Pipelines crude oil 130 km (2001)

      Ports and harbors Balboa, Cristobal, Coco Solo, Manzanillo (part of Colon area), Vacamonte

      Merchant marine
      total: 4,838 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 118,878,358 GRT/180,588,102 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 1,445, cargo 907, chemical tanker 337, combination bulk 73, combination ore/oil 18, container 560, liquefied gas 207, livestock carrier 5, multi-functional large-load carrier 12, passenger 38, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 542, railcar carrier 2, refrigerated cargo 283, roll on/roll off 104, short-sea passenger 38, specialized tanker 34, vehicle carrier 230
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Albania 2, Angola 1, Antigua and Barbuda 1, Argentina 11, Australia 13, Austria 2, Bahamas, The 5, Belgium 2, Belize 6, Brazil 6, British Virgin Islands 8, Cambodia 1, Canada 9, Chile 12, China 259, Colombia 14, Croatia 2, Cuba 20, Cyprus 3, Denmark 3, Dominican Republic 1, Ecuador 3, Egypt 16, Equatorial Guinea 1, France 9, Germany 72, Greece 523, Haiti 1, Honduras 3, Hong Kong 299, Iceland 1, India 18, Indonesia 48, Ireland 1, Israel 5, Italy 9, Japan 1642, Kenya 1, Kuwait 2, Latvia 8, Liberia 5, Lithuania 1, Malaysia 18, Malta 2, Marshall Islands 1, Mexico 8, Monaco 112, Netherlands 19, Netherlands Antilles 1, Nigeria 3, Norway 98, Paraguay 1, Peru 15, Philippines 49, Poland 5, Portugal 7, Puerto Rico 2, Romania 7, Russia 12, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5, Saudi Arabia 4, Seychelles 1, Singapore 112, South Africa 3, South Korea 342, Spain 52, Sri Lanka 3, Sudan 1, Sweden 2, Switzerland 81, Taiwan 334, Thailand 14, Trinidad and Tobago 1, Tunisia 1, Turkey 4, Ukraine 1, United Arab Emirates 54, United Kingdom 73, United States 115, Venezuela 6, Virgin Islands (UK) 8 (2002 est.)

      Airports 107 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 42
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
      914 to 1,523 m: 14
      under 914 m: 21 (2001)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 65
      914 to 1,523 m: 12
      under 914 m: 53 (2001)

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

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