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    Germany Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/germany/germany_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 45,514 km (21,000 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 45,276 km 1.435-m gauge (20,084 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 214 km 1.000-m gauge (16 km electrified); 24 km 0.750-m gauge (2002)


      Highways: total: 656,140 km
      paved: 650,891 km (including 11,400 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 5,249 km (all-weather) (1998 est.)


      Waterways: 7,500 km
      note: major rivers include the Rhine and Elbe; Kiel Canal is an important connection between the Baltic Sea and North Sea (1999)


      Pipelines: crude oil 2,240 km (2001)


      Ports and harbors: Berlin, Bonn, Brake, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Cologne, Dresden, Duisburg, Emden, Hamburg, Karlsruhe, Kiel, Luebeck, Magdeburg, Mannheim, Rostock, Stuttgart


      Merchant marine: total: 337 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 6,036,397 GRT/7,334,067 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 94, chemical tanker 15, container 203, liquefied gas 3, passenger 3, petroleum tanker 5, railcar carrier 2, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 4, short-sea passenger 7
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Chile 1, Finland 5, Iceland 1, Netherlands 3, Switzerland 1 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 551 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 328
      over 3,047 m: 11
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 54
      914 to 1,523 m: 69
      under 914 m: 131 (2002)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 63


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 223
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
      under 914 m: 189 (2002)
      914 to 1,523 m: 31


      Heliports: 40 (2002)


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

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