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Nigeria 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:
54 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 86
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 38
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 9
2,438 to 3,047 m: 11
1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
914 to 1,523 m: 5
under 914 m: 3 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 16
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 11
under 914 m: 2 (2010)

Heliports:
4 (2010)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 26 km; gas 2,565 km; liquid petroleum gas 97 km; oil 3,424 km; refined products 4,090 km (2009)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,505 km
country comparison to the world: 49
narrow gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-m gauge (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 193,200 km
country comparison to the world: 26
paved: 28,980 km
unpaved: 164,220 km (2004)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
8,600 km (Niger and Benue rivers and smaller rivers and creeks) (2009)
country comparison to the world: 15
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 98
country comparison to the world: 52
by type: cargo 4, chemical tanker 30, liquefied gas 2, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 60, specialized tanker 1
foreign-owned: 4 (India 1, Spain 1, UK 2)
registered in other countries: 37 (Bahamas 2, Belize 2, Bermuda 11, Comoros 1, Italy 1, Liberia 4, Malaysia 1, Malta 1, North Korea 1, Panama 7, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, Seychelles 1, unknown 4) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Bonny Inshore Terminal, Calabar, Lagos

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


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



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