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    Poland Transportation 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/poland/poland_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 24,313 km
      broad gauge: 652 km 1.520-m gauge
      standard gauge: 22,243 km 1.435-m gauge (11,648 km electrified; 8,978 km double track)
      narrow gauge: 1,418 km various gauges including 1.000-m, 0.785-m, 0.750-m, and 0.600-m (1996)

      Highways
      total: 374,990 km
      paved: 245,243 km (including 258 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 129,747 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways 3,812 km navigable rivers and canals (1996)

      Pipelines crude oil and petroleum products 2,280 km; natural gas 17,000 km (1996)

      Ports and harbors Gdansk, Gdynia, Gliwice, Kolobrzeg, Szczecin, Swinoujscie, Ustka, Warsaw, Wrocaw

      Merchant marine
      total: 90 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,574,637 GRT/2,446,849 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 67, cargo 10, chemical tanker 3, container 2, passenger 1, refrigerated cargo 2, roll-on/roll-off cargo 1, short-sea passenger 4
      note: Poland owns an additional 35 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 459,793 DWT operating under the registries of The Bahamas, Cyprus, Liberia, Malta, and Vanuatu (1997 est.)

      Airports 83 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 68
      over 3,047 m: 2
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 23
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 34
      914 to 1,523 m: 6
      under 914 m: 3 (1997 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 15
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      914 to 1,523 m: 8
      under 914 m: 5 (1997 est.)

      Heliports 3 (1997 est.)

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

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