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Tanzania 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:
124 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 48
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 9
[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: 4
914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 115
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
1,524 to 2,437 m: 19
914 to 1,523 m: 63
under 914 m: 33 (2010)

Pipelines:
gas 254 km; oil 888 km; refined products 8 km (2009)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,689 km
country comparison to the world: 46
narrow gauge: 969 km 1.067-m gauge; 2,720 km 1.000-m gauge (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 78,892 km
country comparison to the world: 61
paved: 4,741 km
unpaved: 74,151 km (2007)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
Lake Tanganyika, Lake Victoria, and Lake Nyasa are principal avenues of commerce with neighboring countries; rivers are not navigable (2009)
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 72
country comparison to the world: 60
by type: bulk carrier 4, cargo 43, carrier 4, chemical tanker 2, container 1, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 2, petroleum tanker 15
foreign-owned: 1 (UAE 1)
registered in other countries: 3 (Honduras 1, Panama 2) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the Indian Ocean are 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 Tanzania 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 Tanzania Transportation 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tanzania Transportation 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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