Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries

  • |Main Index|
  • 2002 INDEX
  • Country Ranks
  • DEFINITIONS
  • geographic.org Home PageCountry Index

    Liberia Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/liberia/liberia_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 490 km (328 km single-track)
      standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge
      note: in 1989, Liberia had three rail systems owned and operated by foreign steel and financial interests in conjunction with the Liberian Government; one of these, the Lamco Railroad, closed in 1989 after iron ore production ceased; the other two were shut down by the civil war; large sections of the rail lines have been dismantled; approximately 60 km of railroad track was exported for scrap (2001)
      narrow gauge: 145 km 1.067-m gauge

      Highways
      total: 10,600 km
      paved: 657 km
      unpaved: 9,943 km
      note: there is major deterioration on all highways due to heavy rains and lack of maintenance (1996 est.)

      Waterways none

      Ports and harbors Buchanan, Greenville, Harper, Monrovia

      Merchant marine
      total: 1,513 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 51,912,244 GRT/79,297,046 DWT
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Argentina 9, Australia 2, Austria 15, Belgium 9, Brazil 5, Canada 4, Cayman Islands 1, Chile 7, China 39, Croatia 11, Denmark 4, Ecuador 1, Estonia 1, Germany 437, Greece 154, Hong Kong 69, India 5, Indonesia 1, Israel 1, Italy 5, Japan 90, Latvia 20, Man, Isle of 5, Monaco 56, Netherlands 12, New Zealand 1, Nigeria 1, Norway 103, Pakistan 1, Portugal 5, Russia 66, Saudi Arabia 21, Singapore 20, Slovenia 1, South Africa 1, South Korea 10, Spain 2, Sweden 9, Switzerland 17, Taiwan 29, Turkey 3, Ukraine 4, United Arab Emirates 12, United Kingdom 39, United States 113, Uruguay 3, Vietnam 1 (2002 est.)
      ships by type: barge carrier 3, bulk 313, cargo 89, chemical tanker 167, combination bulk 16, combination ore/oil 32, container 318, liquefied gas 99, multi-functional large-load carrier 4, passenger 23, petroleum tanker 302, refrigerated cargo 69, roll on/roll off 20, short-sea passenger 3, specialized tanker 13, vehicle carrier 42

      Airports 47 (2001)

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

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 45
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
      914 to 1,523 m: 6
      under 914 m: 35 (2001)

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

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please ADD this page to your FAVORITES - - - - -


    Language Translation Services - All Languages


    http://www.photius.com/wfb2002/liberia/liberia_transportation.html

    Revised 30-Jan-03
    Copyright © 2003 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


    CTR030130