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    Japan Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/japan/japan_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 23,168 km (15,995 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 3,204 km 1.435-m gauge (3,204 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 77 km 1.372-m gauge (77 km electrified); 19,855 km 1.067-m gauge (12,683 km electrified); 31 km 0.762-m gauge (31 km electrified) (2002)


      Highways: total: 1,152,207 km
      paved: 863,003 km (including 6,114 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 289,204 km (1997 est.)


      Waterways: 1,770 km approximately
      note: seagoing craft ply all coastal inland seas


      Pipelines: crude oil 84 km; petroleum products 322 km; natural gas 1,800 km


      Ports and harbors: Akita, Amagasaki, Chiba, Hachinohe, Hakodate, Higashi-Harima, Himeji, Hiroshima, Kawasaki, Kinuura, Kobe, Kushiro, Mizushima, Moji, Nagoya, Osaka, Sakai, Sakaide, Shimizu, Tokyo, Tomakomai


      Merchant marine: total: 594 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 10,467,142 GRT/13,335,833 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 120, cargo 45, chemical tanker 18, combination bulk 28, combination ore/oil 1, container 18, liquefied gas 52, passenger 8, passenger/cargo 2, petroleum tanker 179, refrigerated cargo 9, roll on/roll off 59, short-sea passenger 6, vehicle carrier 49
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: China 1, Panama 1, Singapore 1 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 172 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 141
      over 3,047 m: 7
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 37
      914 to 1,523 m: 27
      under 914 m: 32 (2002)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 38


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 31
      over 3047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      under 914 m: 26 (2002)
      914 to 1,523 m: 3


      Heliports: 15 (2002)


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

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