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Greece


    • Railroads:

        total:
        2,503 km

        standard gauge:
        1,565 km 1.435-m gauge (36 km electrified; 100 km double track)

        narrow gauge:
        887 km 1,000-m gauge; 22 km 0.750-m gauge; 29 km 0.600-m gauge

    • Highways:

        total:
        130,000 km

        paved:
        119,210 km (116 km expressways)

        unpaved:
        10,790 km (1990)

    • Inland waterways:
      80 km; system consists of three coastal canals; including the Corinth Canal (6 km) which crosses the Isthmus of Corinth connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf and shortens the sea voyage from the Adriatic to Piraievs (Piraeus) by 325 km; and three unconnected rivers

    • Pipelines:
      crude oil 26 km; petroleum products 547 km

    • Ports:
      Alexandroupolis, Elevsis, Iraklion (Crete), Kavala, Kerkira, Khalkis, Igoumenitsa, Lavrion, Patrai, Piraievs (Piraeus), Thessaloniki, Volos

    • Merchant marine:

        total:
        1,046 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 29,076,911 GRT/53,618,024 DWT

        ships by type:
        bulk 469, cargo 105, chemical tanker 22, combination bulk 21, combination ore/oil 31, container 40, liquefied gas tanker 5, oil tanker 239, passenger 14, passenger-cargo 3, refrigerated cargo 10, roll-on/roll-off cargo 16, short-sea passenger 67, specialized tanker 3, vehicle carrier 1

        note:
        ethnic Greeks also own 125 ships under Liberian registry, 323 under Panamanian, 705 under Cypriot, 351 under Maltese, and 100 under Bahamian

    • Airports:

        total:
        79

        with paved runways over 3,047 m:
        5

        with paved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        15

        with paved runways 1,524 to 2,437 m:
        16

        with paved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        17

        with paved runways under 914 m:
        22

        with unpaved runways 1,524 to 2,438 m:
        1

        with unpaved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        3






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