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    Afghanistan Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/afghanistan/afghanistan_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 24.6 km
      broad gauge: 9.6 km 1.524-m gauge from Gushgy (Turkmenistan) to Towraghondi; 15 km 1.524-m gauge from Termiz (Uzbekistan) to Kheyrabad transshipment point on south bank of Amu Darya (2001)

      Highways
      total: 21,000 km
      paved: 2,793 km
      unpaved: 18,207 km (1998 est.)

      Waterways 1,200 km
      note: chiefly Amu Darya, which handles vessels up to 500 DWT (2001)

      Pipelines natural gas 180 km
      note: product pipelines from Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have been in disrepair and disuse for years (2002)

      Ports and harbors Kheyrabad, Shir Khan

      Airports 46 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 10
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 4
      under 914 m: 1 (2001)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 36
      under 914 m: 11 (2001)
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 13
      914 to 1,523 m: 4

      Heliports 2 (2001)

      NOTE: The information regarding Afghanistan 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 Afghanistan Transportation 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Afghanistan Transportation 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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