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    Venezuela Transportation - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/venezuela/venezuela_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 682 km
      standard gauge: 682 km 1.435-m gauge
      note: 248 km of the existing system are privately owned; passenger services are nonexistent; however, a National Railways Plan, intended to provide a significant railway system, has been initiated (2001)

      Highways
      total: 96,155 km
      paved: 32,308 km
      unpaved: 63,847 km (1997 est.)

      Waterways 7,100 km
      note: Rio Orinoco and Lago de Maracaibo accept oceangoing vessels

      Pipelines crude oil 6,370 km; petroleum products 480 km; natural gas 4,010 km

      Ports and harbors Amuay, Bajo Grande, El Tablazo, La Guaira, La Salina, Maracaibo, Matanzas, Palua, Puerto Cabello, Puerto la Cruz, Puerto Ordaz, Puerto Sucre, Punta Cardon

      Merchant marine
      total: 45 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 716,361 GRT/1,267,095 DWT
      note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Denmark 1, Greece 1, Italy 1, United Kingdom 1, United States 2 (2002 est.)
      ships by type: bulk 7, cargo 9, liquefied gas 3, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 14, roll on/roll off 10, short-sea passenger 1

      Airports 372 (2001)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 124
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 11
      914 to 1,523 m: 59
      under 914 m: 17 (2001)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 32

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 248
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 11
      914 to 1,523 m: 97
      under 914 m: 140 (2001)

      Heliports 1 (2001)

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

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