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    Belgium Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/belgium/belgium_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 3,422 km
      standard gauge: 3,422 km 1.435-m gauge (2,517 km electrified; 2,563 km double-tracked) (2001)

      Highways
      total: 145,774 km
      paved: 116,182 km (including 1,674 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 29,592 km (1999)

      Waterways 1,570 km (route length in regular commercial use) (2001)

      Pipelines crude oil 161 km; petroleum products 1,167 km; natural gas 3,300 km

      Ports and harbors Antwerp (one of the world's busiest ports), Brugge, Gent, Hasselt, Liege, Mons, Namur, Oostende, Zeebrugge

      Merchant marine
      total: 20 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 31,362 GRT/54,058 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 6, chemical tanker 9, petroleum tanker 5, includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Finland 1, Netherlands 3 (2002 est.)

      Airports 42 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 24
      over 3,047 m: 6
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
      914 to 1,523 m: 1
      under 914 m: 6 (2001)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 18
      914 to 1,523 m: 2
      under 914 m: 16 (2001)

      Heliports 1 (2001)

      NOTE: The information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium Transportation 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Transportation 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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