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


















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


Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Airports:
41 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 104
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 38
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 8
2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
1,524 to 2,437 m: 11
914 to 1,523 m: 7
under 914 m: 4 (2010)

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

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

Pipelines:
gas 405 km (2009)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 1,582 km
country comparison to the world: 81
standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 1,091 km 1.067-m gauge; 146 km .762-m gauge
note: the 146 km of .762 gauge track belongs primarily to Taiwan Sugar Corporation and Taiwan Forestry Bureau, some to other entities (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 41,279 km
country comparison to the world: 88
paved: 40,843 km (includes 976 km of expressways)
unpaved: 436 km (2008)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 101
country comparison to the world: 51
by type: bulk carrier 28, cargo 19, chemical tanker 2, container 27, passenger/cargo 4, petroleum tanker 12, refrigerated cargo 7, roll on/roll off 2
foreign-owned: 2 (France 1, Vietnam 1)
registered in other countries: 574 (Cambodia 1, Honduras 2, Hong Kong 26, Indonesia 1, Italy 11, Kiribati 5, Liberia 88, Marshall Islands 2, Panama 337, Philippines 1, Sierra Leone 1, Singapore 79, Thailand 1, UK 11, unknown 8) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Chilung (Keelung), Kaohsiung, Hualian, Taichung


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






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