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    Bolivia Communications - 1989

      Railroads: 3,675 km total; 3,538 km 1.000-meter gauge and 32 km 0.760-meter gauge, all government owned, single track; 105 km 1.000-meter gauge, privately owned

      Highways: 38,836 km total; 1,300 km paved, 6,700 km gravel, 30,836 km improved and unimproved earth

      Inland waterways: 10,000 km of commercially navigable waterways

      Pipelines: crude oil 1,800 km; refined products 580 km; natural gas 1,495 km

      Ports: none; maritime outlets are Arica and Antofagasta in Chile and Matarani in Peru

      Merchant marine: 2 cargo ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 14,051 GRT/22,155 DWT; note--1 is owned by the Bolivian Navy

      Civil air: 56 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 685 total, 589 usable; 9 with permanent-surface runways; 1 with runways over 3,659 m; 7 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 117 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: radio relay system being expanded; improved international services; 144,300 telephones; stations--129 AM, no FM, 43 TV, 68 shortwave; 1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth station

      NOTE: The information regarding Bolivia 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 Bolivia Communications 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bolivia Communications 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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