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    Bahrain Communications - 1989

      Highways: 250 km bituminous surfaced; undetermined kilometers of natural surface tracks; includes 25 km bridge-causeway to Saudi Arabia opened in November 1986

      Ports: Mina Salman, Mina al Manamah, Sitrah

      Merchant marine: 2 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 28,621 GRT/44,137 DWT; includes 1 cargo, 1 bulk

      Pipelines: crude oil, 56 km; refined products, 16 km; natural gas, 32 km

      Civil air: 3 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 2 total, 2 usable; 1 with permanent-surface runways; 1 with runways over 3,659 m; 1 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: excellent international telecommunications; adequate domestic services; 98,000 telephones; stations--2 AM, 1 FM, 2 TV; satellite earth stations--1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT, 1 Indian Ocean INTELSAT, 1 ARABSAT; tropospheric scatter and microwave to Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia; submarine cable to Qatar and UAE

      NOTE: The information regarding Bahrain on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bahrain Communications 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bahrain Communications 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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