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    China Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/china/china_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 71,600 km
      standard gauge: 68,000 km 1.435-m gauge (14,600 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 3,600 km 1.000-m and 0.750-m gauge local industrial lines (2002)


      Highways: total: 1.4 million km
      paved: 271,300 km (with at least 16,000 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 1,128,700 km (1999)


      Waterways: 110,000 km (1999)


      Pipelines: crude oil 9,070 km; petroleum products 560 km; natural gas 9,383 km (1998)


      Ports and harbors: Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Haikou, Huangpu, Lianyungang, Nanjing, Nantong, Ningbo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shantou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wenzhou, Xiamen, Xingang, Yantai, Zhanjiang (2001)


      Merchant marine: total: 1,817 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 18,047,962 GRT/27,035,740 DWT
      ships by type: barge carrier 2, bulk 348, cargo 824, chemical tanker 28, combination bulk 10, combination ore/oil 2, container 150, liquefied gas 28, multi-functional large-load carrier 6, passenger 6, passenger/cargo 47, petroleum tanker 267, refrigerated cargo 26, roll on/roll off 21, short-sea passenger 42, specialized tanker 8, vehicle carrier 2
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Croatia 1, Germany 1, Hong Kong 16, Japan 2, Panama 2, South Korea 1, Spain 1, Taiwan 9, Tanzania 1, Turkey 1 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 500 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 351
      over 3,047 m: 32
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 108
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 143
      914 to 1,523 m: 29
      under 914 m: 39 (2002)


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 149
      over 3,047 m: 4
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 25
      914 to 1,523 m: 48
      under 914 m: 71 (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding China 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 China Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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