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    Syria Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/syria/syria_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 2,750 km
      standard gauge: 2,423 km 1.435-m gauge
      note: rail link between Syria and Iraq replaced in 2000 (2001)
      narrow gauge: 327 km 1.050-m gauge

      Highways
      total: 41,451 km
      paved: 9,575 km (including 877 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 31,876 km (1997)

      Waterways 870 km (minimal economic importance)

      Pipelines crude oil 1,304 km; petroleum products 515 km

      Ports and harbors Baniyas, Jablah, Latakia, Tartus

      Merchant marine
      total: 143 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 482,985 GRT/702,590 DWT
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Egypt 1, Greece 2, Italy 1, Lebanon 10 (2002 est.)
      ships by type: bulk 12, cargo 126, livestock carrier 4, roll on/roll off 1

      Airports 99 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 24
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 16
      under 914 m: 1 (2001)
      914 to 1,523 m: 2

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 75
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 11
      under 914 m: 62 (2001)

      Heliports 2 (2001)

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

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