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    Portugal Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/portugal/portugal_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 2,850 km
      broad gauge: 2,576 km 1.668-m gauge (623 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 274 km 1.000-m gauge (2002)


      Highways: total: 68,732 km
      paved: 59,110 km (including 797 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 9,622 km (1999)


      Waterways: 820 km
      note: relatively unimportant to national economy, used by shallow-draft craft limited to 300 metric-ton or less cargo capacity


      Pipelines: crude oil 22 km; petroleum products 58 km; natural gas 700 km
      note: the secondary lines for the natural gas pipeline that will be 300 km long have not yet been built


      Ports and harbors: Aveiro, Funchal (Madeira Islands), Horta (Azores), Leixoes, Lisbon, Porto, Ponta Delgada (Azores), Praia da Vitoria (Azores), Setubal, Viana do Castelo


      Merchant marine: total: 132 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 993,325 GRT/1,533,255 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 11, cargo 62, chemical tanker 18, container 7, liquefied gas 8, multi-functional large-load carrier 1, passenger 4, petroleum tanker 10, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 5, short-sea passenger 3, vehicle carrier 2
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Belgium 1, British Virgin Islands 1, Cyprus 1, Denmark 6, Germany 20, Greece 1, Iceland 1, Italy 16, Lebanon 1, Liberia 1, Monaco 2, Norway 5, Panama 5, Spain 22, Switzerland 8, UK 1, Virgin Islands (UK) 1 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 66 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 40
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
      914 to 1,523 m: 15
      under 914 m: 7 (2002)


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 26
      914 to 1,523 m: 1
      under 914 m: 25 (2002)


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

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