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    Tanzania Communications - 1989

      Railroads: 3,555 km total; 960 km 1.067-meter gauge; 2,595 km 1.000-meter gauge, 6.4 km double track, 962 km Tazara Railroad 1.067-meter gauge; 115 km 1.000-meter gauge planned by end of decade

      Highways: total 81,900 km, 3,600 km paved; 5,600 km gravel or crushed stone; remainder improved and unimproved earth

      Pipelines: 982 km crude oil

      Inland waterways: Lake Tanganyika, Lake Victoria, Lake Nyasa

      Ports: Dar es Salaam, Mtwara, Tanga, and Zanzibar are ocean ports; Mwanza on Lake Victoria and Kigoma on Lake Tanganyika are inland ports

      Merchant marine: 7 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 29,174 GRT/39,186 DWT; includes 2 passenger-cargo, 3 cargo, 1 roll-on/roll-off cargo, 1 petroleum, oils, and lubricants (POL) tanker

      Civil air: 6 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 101 total, 92 usable; 13 with permanent-surface runways; 3 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 43 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: fair system of open wire, radio relay, and troposcatter; 103,800 telephones; stations--6 AM, no FM, 2 TV; 1 Indian Ocean satellite station

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

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