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    Brazil Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/brazil/brazil_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 31,543 km (1,981 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 4,961 km 1.600-m gauge (692 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 25,992 km 1.000-m gauge (581 km electrified)
      dual gauge: 396 km 1.000-m and 1.600-m gauges (three rails) (78 km electrified) (2002)
      standard gauge: 194 km 1.440-m gauge (630 km electrified)


      Highways: total: 1.98 million km
      paved: 184,140 km
      unpaved: 1,795,860 km (1996)


      Waterways: 50,000 km


      Pipelines: crude oil 2,980 km; petroleum products 4,762 km; natural gas 4,246 km (1998)


      Ports and harbors: Belem, Fortaleza, Ilheus, Imbituba, Manaus, Paranagua, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande, Salvador, Santos, Vitoria


      Merchant marine: total: 159 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 3,257,186 GRT/5,101,578 DWT
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Chile 2, Germany 6, Greece 1, Monaco 1 (2002 est.)
      ships by type: bulk 29, cargo 23, chemical tanker 7, combination ore/oil 7, container 12, liquefied gas 11, multi-functional large-load carrier 1, passenger/cargo 5, petroleum tanker 53, roll on/roll off 10, short-sea passenger 1


      Airports: 3,590 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 665
      over 3,047 m: 7
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 23
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 155
      914 to 1,523 m: 435
      under 914 m: 45 (2002)


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 2,925
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 70
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,384
      under 914 m: 1,471 (2002)

      NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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