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France


    • Railroads:

        total:
        34,074 km

        standard gauge:
        33,975 km 1.435-m gauge (5,850 km electrified; 12,132 km double or multiple track)

        other:
        99 km various gauges including 1.000-m (privately owned and operated) (1994)

    • Highways:

        total:
        1,511,200 km

        paved:
        811,200 km (including 7,700 km of controlled access divided highway)

        unpaved:
        700,000 km (1992)

    • Inland waterways:
      14,932 km; 6,969 km heavily traveled

    • Pipelines:
      crude oil 3,059 km; petroleum products 4,487 km; natural gas 24,746 km

    • Ports:
      Bordeaux, Boulogne, Cherbourg, Dijon, Dunkerque, La Pallice, Le Havre, Lyon, Marseille, Mullhouse, Nantes, Paris, Rouen, Saint Nazaire, Saint Malo, Strasbourg

    • Merchant marine:

        total:
        78 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 2,186,183 GRT/3,323,068 DWT

        ships by type:
        bulk 6, cargo 7, chemical tanker 6, container 15, liquefied gas tanker 4, oil tanker 21, passenger 1, roll-on/roll-off cargo 11, short-sea passenger 5, specialized tanker 2

        note:
        France also maintains a captive register for French-owned ships in the Kerguelen Islands (French Southern and Antarctic Lands) and French Polynesia

    • Airports:

        total:
        476

        with paved runways over 3,047 m:
        12

        with paved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        29

        with paved runways 1,524 to 2,437 m:
        96

        with paved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        74

        with paved runways under 914 m:
        188

        with unpaved runways 1,524 to 2,438 m:
        3

        with unpaved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        74






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