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    Panama Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/panama/panama_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 355 km
      broad gauge: 76 km 1.524-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 279 km 0.914-m gauge

      Highways
      total: 11,100 km
      paved: 3,730 km (including 30 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 7,370 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways 800 km navigable by shallow draft vessels; 82 km Panama Canal

      Pipelines crude oil 130 km

      Ports and harbors Balboa, Cristobal, Coco Solo, Vacamonte, Manzanillo

      Merchant marine
      total: 4,350 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 89,622,112 GRT/137,529,188 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 1,240, cargo 1,033, chemical tanker 195, combination bulk 67, combination ore/oil 19, container 426, liquefied gas tanker 175, livestock carrier 9, multifunction large-load carrier 5, oil tanker 524, passenger 40, passenger-cargo 6, railcar carrier 1, refrigerated cargo 296, roll-on/roll-off cargo 101, short-sea passenger 40, specialized tanker 15, vehicle carrier 158
      note: a flag of convenience registry; includes ships from 76 countries among which are Japan 1,236, Greece 418, Hong Kong 273, South Korea 247, Taiwan 227, China 185, Singapore 119, US 112, Switzerland 85, and Indonesia 60 (1997 est.)

      Airports 109 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 40
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
      914 to 1,523 m: 14
      under 914 m: 19 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 69
      914 to 1,523 m: 17
      under 914 m: 52 (1997 est.)

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

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