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Korea, North


    • Railroads:

        total:
        4,915 km

        standard gauge:
        4,250 km 1.435-m gauge (3,397 km electrified; 159 km double track)

        narrow gauge:
        665 km 0.762-m gauge (1989)

    • Highways:

        total:
        30,000 km

        paved:
        1,861 km

        unpaved:
        gravel, crushed stone, earth 28,139 km (1992)

    • Inland waterways:
      2,253 km; mostly navigable by small craft only

    • Pipelines:
      crude oil 37 km

    • Ports:
      Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Kimch'aek, Kosong, Najin, Namp'o, Sinuiju, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Ungsang, Wonsan

    • Merchant marine:

        total:
        87 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 727,631 GRT/1,149,291 DWT

        ships by type:
        bulk 9, cargo 70, combination bulk 1, oil tanker 3, passenger 2, passenger-cargo 1, short-sea passenger 1

        note:
        North Korea owns an additional 4 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling approximately 32,405 DWT that operate under Honduran registry

    • Airports:

        total:
        49

        with paved runways over 3,047 m:
        2

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

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

        with paved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        1

        with paved runways under 914 m:
        2

        with unpaved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        4

        with unpaved runways 1,524 to 2,438 m:
        5

        with unpaved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        12

        with unpaved runways under 914 m:
        6






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