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    Greece Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/greece/greece_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 2,571 km (764 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 1,565 km 1.435-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 961 km 1.000-m gauge; 22 km 0.750-m gauge
      dual gauge: 23 km combined 1.435-m and 1.000-m gauges (three rail system) (2002)


      Highways: total: 117,000 km
      paved: 107,406 km (including 470 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 9,594 km (1996)


      Waterways: 80 km
      note: system consists of three coastal canals including the Corinth Canal (6 km) which crosses the Isthmus of Corinth connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf and shortens the sea voyage from the Adriatic to Peiraiefs (Piraeus) by 325 km; there are also three unconnected rivers


      Pipelines: crude oil 26 km; petroleum products 547 km


      Ports and harbors: Alexandroupolis, Elefsis, Irakleion (Crete), Kavala, Kerkyra, Chalkis, Igoumenitsa, Lavrion, Patrai, Peiraiefs (Piraeus), Thessaloniki, Volos


      Merchant marine: total: 813 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 29,173,608 GRT/51,184,723 DWT
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Ireland 1, Japan 1, Liberia 1, Norway 1, Panama 2, Russia 1, Saudi Arabia 1, United Kingdom 1 (2002 est.)
      ships by type: bulk 289, cargo 59, chemical tanker 32, combination bulk 6, combination ore/oil 4, container 47, liquefied gas 7, passenger 14, petroleum tanker 281, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 18, short-sea passenger 49, specialized tanker 4, vehicle carrier 2


      Airports: 79 (note - new Athens airport at Spata opened in March 2001) (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 66
      over 3,047 m: 6
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 15
      914 to 1,523 m: 17
      under 914 m: 9 (2002)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 19


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 13
      914 to 1,523 m: 3
      under 914 m: 10 (2002)


      Heliports: 7 (2002)

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

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