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Belgium Transportation 2011
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Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Airports:
43 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 99
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 27
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 6
2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 9 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 16
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 15 (2010)

Heliports:
1 (2010)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 1,330 km; oil 158 km; refined products 535 km (2009)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,233 km
country comparison to the world: 54
standard gauge: 3,233 km 1.435-m gauge (2,950 km electrified) (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 152,256 km
country comparison to the world: 35
paved: 119,079 km (includes 1,763 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,177 km (2006)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
2,043 km (1,528 km in regular commercial use) (2008)
country comparison to the world: 44
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 81
country comparison to the world: 56
by type: bulk carrier 21, cargo 8, chemical tanker 5, container 4, liquefied gas 23, passenger 2, petroleum tanker 11, roll on/roll off 7
foreign-owned: 13 (Denmark 4, France 5, UK 2, US 2)
registered in other countries: 104 (Bahamas 9, Cambodia 1, Cyprus 2, France 7, Gibraltar 2, Greece 16, Hong Kong 16, Liberia 1, Luxembourg 9, Malta 14, Moldova 2, Mozambique 2, North Korea 1, Panama 2, Portugal 8, Russia 4, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6, Vanuatu 1) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
cargo ports (tonnage): Antwerp, Gent, Liege, Zeebrugge
container ports (TEUs): Antwerp (8,662,891), Zeebrugge (2,209,715)


NOTE: The information regarding Belgium 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 Belgium Transportation 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Transportation 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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