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    Bahrain Communications - 1990

      Highways: 200 km bituminous surfaced, including 25 km bridge-causeway to Saudi Arabia opened in November 1986; NA km natural surface tracks

      Ports: Mina Salman, Mina al Manamah, Sitrah

      Merchant marine: 1 cargo and 1 bulk (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 28,621 GRT/44,137 DWT

      Pipelines: crude oil, 56 km; refined products, 16 km; natural gas, 32 km

      Civil air: 24 major transport aircraft

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

      Telecommunications: excellent international telecommunications; adequate domestic services; 98,000 telephones; stations--2 AM, 1 FM, 2 TV; satellite earth stations--1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT, 1 Indian Ocean INTELSAT, 1 ARABSAT; tropospheric scatter and microwave to Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia; submarine cable to Qatar and UAE

      NOTE: The information regarding Bahrain on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bahrain Communications 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bahrain Communications 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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