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    Iran Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/iran/iran_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 7,201 km
      broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge
      standard gauge: 7,107 km 1.435-m gauge (146 km electrified) (2002)


      Highways: total: 140,200 km
      paved: 49,440 km (including 470 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 90,760 km (1998 est.)


      Waterways: 904 km
      note: the Shatt al Arab is usually navigable by maritime traffic for about 130 km; channel has been dredged to 3 m and is in use


      Pipelines: crude oil 5,900 km; petroleum products 3,900 km; natural gas 4,550 km


      Ports and harbors: Abadan (largely destroyed in fighting during 1980-88 war), Ahvaz, Bandar 'Abbas, Bandar-e Anzali, Bushehr, Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni, Bandar-e Lengeh, Bandar-e Mahshahr, Bandar-e Torkaman, Chabahar (Bandar Beheshti), Jazireh-ye Khark, Jazireh-ye Lavan, Jazireh-ye Sirri, Khorramshahr (limited operation since November 1992), Now Shahr


      Merchant marine: total: 139 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 4,190,576 GRT/7,276,700 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 43, cargo 34, chemical tanker 4, container 10, liquefied gas 1, multi-functional large-load carrier 6, petroleum tanker 30, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 9, short-sea passenger 1 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 309 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 122
      over 3,047 m: 39
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 25
      914 to 1,523 m: 27
      under 914 m: 4 (2002)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 27


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 187
      over 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
      under 914 m: 39 (2002)
      914 to 1,523 m: 138


      Heliports: 13 (2002)


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

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