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    Egypt Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/egypt/egypt_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 4,751 km
      standard gauge: 4,751 km 1,435-m gauge (42 km electrified; 951 km double track)

      Highways
      total: 64,000 km
      paved: 49,984 km
      unpaved: 14,016 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways 3,500 km (including the Nile, Lake Nasser, Alexandria-Cairo Waterway, and numerous smaller canals in the delta); Suez Canal, 193.5 km long (including approaches), used by oceangoing vessels drawing up to 16.1 m of water

      Pipelines crude oil 1,171 km; petroleum products 596 km; natural gas 460 km

      Ports and harbors Alexandria, Al Ghardaqah, Aswan, Asyut, Bur Safajah, Damietta, Marsa Matruh, Port Said, Suez

      Merchant marine
      total: 161 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,225,989 GRT/1,899,818 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 24, cargo 60, liquefied gas tanker 1, oil tanker 15, passenger 42, refrigerated cargo 1, roll-on/roll-off cargo 15, short-sea passenger 3 (1997 est.)

      Airports 89 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 70
      over 3,047 m: 11
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 39
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 15
      914 to 1,523 m: 2
      under 914 m: 3 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 19
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 6
      under 914 m: 9 (1997 est.)

      Heliports 2 (1997 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Egypt on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Egypt Transportation 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Egypt Transportation 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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