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    Netherlands Communications - 1989
    https://theodora.com/wfb1989/netherlands/netherlands_communications.html
    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railroads: Netherlands Railways (NS) operates 2,871 km 1.435-meter standard gauge; 3,080 km total track; 1,871 km electrified, 1,800 km double track; 166 km privately owned

      Highways: 108,360 km total; 92,525 km paved (including 2,185 km of limited access, divided highways); 15,835 km gravel, crushed stone

      Inland waterways: 6,340 km, of which 35% is usable by craft of 900 metric ton capacity or larger

      Pipelines: 418 km crude oil; 965 km refined products; 10,230 km natural gas

      Ports: Amsterdam, Delfzijl, Den Helder, Dordrecht, Eemshaven, Ijmuiden, Rotterdam, Scheveningen, Terneuzen, Vlissingen, 1 secondary, and 5 minor maritime; 25 inland

      Merchant marine: 344 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 2,670,428 GRT/3,765,800 DWT; includes 1 short-sea passenger, 193 cargo, 41 refrigerated cargo, 23 container, 7 roll-on/roll-off cargo, 2 livestock carrier, 12 multifunction heavy-lift carrier, 17 petroleum, oils, and lubricants (POL) tanker, 28 chemical tanker, 9 liquefied gas, 10 bulk, 1 combination bulk

      Civil air: 98 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 28 total, 28 usable; 19 with permanent-surface runways; 13 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 2 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: highly developed, well maintained, and integrated; extensive system of multiconductor cables, supplemented by radio relay links; 9,418,000 telephones; stations--6 AM, 41 FM, 96 TV; 5 submarine cables; 1 communication satellite ground station operating in INTELSAT and EUTELSAT systems

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

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