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    Jordan Communications - 1991

      Railroads: 619 km 1.050-meter gauge, single track

      Highways: 7,500 km; 5,500 km asphalt, 2,000 km gravel and crushed stone

      Pipelines: crude oil, 209 km

      Ports: Al Aqabah

      Merchant marine: 2 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 22,870 GRT/38,187 DWT; includes 1 bulk, 1 cargo

      Civil air: 19 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 19 total, 16 usable; 14 with permanent-surface runways; 1 with runways over 3,659 m; 13 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; none with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: adequate system of radio relay, cable, and radio; 81,500 telephones; stations--4 AM, 3 FM, 24 TV; satellite earth stations--1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT, 1 Indian Ocean INTELSAT, 1 ARABSAT, 1 domestic TV receive-only; coaxial cable and radio relay to Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Syria; radio relay to Lebanon is inactive; a microwave network linking Syria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Jordan

      NOTE: The information regarding Jordan 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 Jordan Communications 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jordan Communications 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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