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    Ethiopia Communications - 1989

      Railroads: 992 km total; 685 km 1.000-meter gauge; 307 km 0.950-meter gauge

      Highways: 44,300 km total; 3,888 km bituminous, 8,344 km gravel, 2,456 km improved earth, 29,612 km unimproved earth

      Ports: Aseb, Mitsiwa

      Merchant marine: 14 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 71,837 GRT/90,492 DWT; includes 9 cargo, 1 refrigerated cargo, 1 roll-on/roll off cargo, 1 livestock carrier, 2 petroleum, oils, and lubricants (POL) tanker

      Civil air: 25 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 153 total, 112 usable; 9 with permanent-surface runways; 2 with runways over 3,659 m; 10 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 49 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: open-wire and radio relay system adequate for government use; open-wire to Sudan and Djibouti; radio relay to Kenya and Djibouti; stations--4 AM, no FM, 1 TV; 45,000 TV sets; 2,000,000 radio receivers; 1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT satellite ground station

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

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