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    Qatar Communications - 1989

      Highways: nearly 1,000 km total; at least 500 km bituminous, over 400 km gravel

      Pipelines: crude oil, 235 km; natural gas, 400 km

      Ports: Doha, Musayid, Halul Island

      Merchant marine: 13 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 277,236 GRT/425,617 DWT; includes 7 cargo, 3 container, 3 petroleum, oils, and lubricants (POL) tanker

      Civil air: 3 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 4 total, 4 usable; 1 with permanent-surface runways; 1 with runways over 3,659 m; 2 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: modern system centered in Doha; 110,000 telephones; tropospheric scatter to Bahrain; radio relay to Saudi Arabia; submarine cable to Bahrain and UAE; stations--2 AM, 1 FM, 3 TV; satellite stations--1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT, 1 Indian Ocean INTELSAT, 1 ARABSAT

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

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