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    Ghana Communications - 1990

      Railroads: 953 km, all 1.067-meter gauge; 32 km double track; railroads undergoing major renovation

      Highways: 28,300 km total; 6,000 km concrete or bituminous surface, 22,300 km gravel, laterite, and improved earth surfaces

      Inland waterways: Volta, Ankobra, and Tano Rivers provide 155 km of perennial navigation for launches and lighters; Lake Volta provides 1,125 km of arterial and feeder waterways

      Pipelines: none

      Ports: Tema, Takoradi

      Merchant marine: 4 cargo ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 52,016 GRT/66,627 DWT

      Civil air: 6 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 10 total, 9 usable; 5 with permanent-surface runways; none with runways over 3,659 m; 1 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 7 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: poor to fair system of open-wire and cable, radio relay links; 38,000 telephones; stations--6 AM, no FM, 9 TV; 1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth station

      NOTE: The information regarding Ghana 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 Ghana Communications 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ghana Communications 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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