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    Costa Rica Communications - 1991

      Railroads: 950 km total, all 1.067-meter gauge; 260 km electrified

      Highways: 15,400 km total; 7,030 km paved, 7,010 km gravel, 1,360 km unimproved earth

      Inland waterways: about 730 km, seasonally navigable

      Pipelines: refined products, 176 km

      Ports: Puerto Limon, Caldera, Golfito, Moin, Puntarenas

      Merchant marine: 12 cargo ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 2,831 GRT/4,506 DWT

      Civil air: 9 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 173 total, 159 usable; 26 with permanent-surface runways; none with runways over 3,659 m; 1 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 11 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: very good domestic telephone service; 292,000 telephones; connection into Central American Microwave System; stations--71 AM, no FM, 18 TV, 13 shortwave; 1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth station

      NOTE: The information regarding Costa Rica on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Costa Rica Communications 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Costa Rica Communications 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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