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    Greece Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/greece/greece_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 2,474 km
      standard gauge: 1,565 km 1.435-m gauge (36 km electrified; 100 km double track)
      narrow gauge: 887 km 1.000-m gauge; 22 km 0.750-m gauge (a rack type railway for steep grades)

      Highways
      total: 117,000 km
      paved: 107,406 km (including 470 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 9,594 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways 80 km; system consists of three coastal canals; including the Corinth Canal (6 km) which crosses the Isthmus of Corinth connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf and shortens the sea voyage from the Adriatic to Peiraiefs (Piraeus) by 325 km; and three unconnected rivers

      Pipelines crude oil 26 km; petroleum products 547 km

      Ports and harbors Alexandroupolis, Elefsis, Irakleion (Crete), Kavala, Kerkyira, Chalkis, Igoumenitsa, Lavrion, Patrai, Peiraiefs (Piraeus), Thessaloniki, Volos

      Merchant marine
      total: 875 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 25,264,916 GRT/45,188,813 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 354, cargo 74, chemical tanker 22, combination bulk 13, combination ore/oil 15, container 43, liquefied gas tanker 4, multi-function large load carrier 1, oil tanker 229, passenger 14, passenger-cargo 2, refrigerated cargo 4, roll-on/roll-off cargo 18, short-sea passenger 79, specialized tanker 3
      note: Greece owns an additional 1,898 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 69,697,820 DWT operating under the registries of The Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Liberia, Malta, Panama, Philippines, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Syria, Vanuatu (1997 est.)

      Airports 78 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 63
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 16
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 16
      914 to 1,523 m: 17
      under 914 m: 9 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 15
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      914 to 1,523 m: 3
      under 914 m: 11 (1997 est.)

      Heliports 2 (1997 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Greece 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 Greece Transportation 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece Transportation 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 21-Dec-01
    Copyright © 2001 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


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