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Bangladesh Transportation 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Airports:
17 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 140
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 15
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 2
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 4 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 2
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
under 914 m: 1 (2010)

Pipelines:
gas 2,597 km (2009)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 2,768 km
country comparison to the world: 61
broad gauge: 946 km 1.676-m gauge
narrow gauge: 1,822 km 1.000-m gauge (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 239,226 km
country comparison to the world: 21
paved: 22,726 km
unpaved: 216,500 km (2003)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
8,370 km
country comparison to the world: 17
note: includes up to 3,060 km main cargo routes; network reduced to 5,200 km in dry season (2007)
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 50
country comparison to the world: 71
by type: bulk carrier 16, cargo 25, container 5, petroleum tanker 4
foreign-owned: 4 (China 1, Singapore 3)
registered in other countries: 9 (Comoros 1, Malta 1, Panama 3, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, Sierra Leone 1, Singapore 2) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Chittagong, Mongla Port

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial waters of Bangladesh as high risk for armed robbery against ships; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked both at anchor and while underway; crews have been robbed and stores or cargoes stolen


NOTE: The information regarding Bangladesh on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bangladesh Transportation 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Transportation 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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