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


















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Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Airports:
176 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 34
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 144
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 7
2,438 to 3,047 m: 44
1,524 to 2,437 m: 38
914 to 1,523 m: 28
under 914 m: 27 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 32
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 4
under 914 m: 28 (2010)

Heliports:
15 (2010)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 3,879 km; oil 167 km; oil/gas/water 53 km (2009)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 26,435 km
country comparison to the world: 11
standard gauge: 3,978 km 1.435-m gauge (3,978 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 96 km 1.372-m gauge (96 km electrified); 22,313 km 1.067-m gauge (15,235 km electrified); 48 km 0.762-m gauge (48 km electrified) (2009)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 1,203,777 km
country comparison to the world: 5
paved: 961,366 km (includes 7,560 km of expressways)
unpaved: 242,411 km (2008)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
1,770 km (seagoing vessels use inland seas) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 47
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 673
country comparison to the world: 16
by type: bulk carrier 152, cargo 31, carrier 3, chemical tanker 28, container 2, liquefied gas 63, passenger 12, passenger/cargo 120, petroleum tanker 152, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 52, vehicle carrier 54
foreign-owned: 1 (Norway 1)
registered in other countries: 3,064 (Bahamas 93, Belize 1, Bermuda 2, Burma 1, Cambodia 2, Cayman Islands 19, China 2, Cyprus 19, Honduras 4, Hong Kong 84, Indonesia 7, Isle of Man 15, Liberia 102, Malaysia 4, Malta 5, Marshall Islands 41, Netherlands 1, Panama 2347, Philippines 82, Portugal 9, Saint Kitts and Nevis 3, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3, Sierra Leone 3, Singapore 146, South Korea 15, Thailand 2, UK 4, Vanuatu 44, unknown 4) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Chiba, Kawasaki, Kobe, Mizushima, Moji, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Tomakomai, Yokohama


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



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