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    Gabon Communications - 1989

      Railroads: 649 km 1.437-meter standard-gauge single track (Transgabonese Railroad)

      Highways: 7,500 km total; 560 km paved, 960 km laterite, 5,980 km earth

      Inland waterways: 1,600 km perennially navigable

      Pipelines: crude oil, 270 km; refined products, 14 km

      Ports: Owendo, Port-Gentil, Libreville

      Merchant marine: 2 cargo ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 18,563 GRT/25,330 DWT

      Civil air: 12 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 82 total, 72 usable; 10 with permanent-surface runways; 2 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 21 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: adequate system of open-wire, radio relay, tropospheric scatter links and radiocommunication stations; 13,800 telephones; stations--6 AM, 6 FM, 8 TV; 2 Atlantic Ocean satellite stations; domestic satellite system with 12 stations

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

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