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    Brazil Transportation 1997
    http://www.photius.com/wfb1997/brazil/brazil_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 27,418 km (1,750 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 5,730 km 1.600-m gauge
      standard gauge : 194 km 1.440-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 20,958 km 1.000-m gauge; 13 km 0.760-m gauge
      dual gauge: 523 km 1.000-m and 1.600-m gauges

      Highways
      total: 1.939 million km
      paved: 178,388 km
      unpaved: 1,760,612 km (1995 est.)

      Waterways 50,000 km navigable

      Pipelines crude oil 2,000 km; petroleum products 3,804 km; natural gas 1,095 km

      Ports and harbors Belem, Fortaleza, Ilheus, Imbituba, Manaus, Paranagua, Porto Alegre,Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande, Salvador, Santos, Vitoria

      Merchant marine
      total : 193 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 4,475,748 GRT/7,175,061 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 42, cargo 26, chemical tanker 10, combination ore/oil 11, container13, liquefied gas tanker 11, multifunction large-load carrier 1, oil tanker62, passenger-cargo 5, refrigerated cargo 1, roll-on/roll-off cargo 11
      note: Brazil owns 16 additional ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,270,275DWT that operate under Bahamian, Liberian, Panamanian, and St. Vincent andthe Grenadines registry (1996 est.)

      Airports 2,871 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 1,658
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m : 19
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 125
      914 to 1,523 m: 304
      under 914 m: 1,205 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total : 1,213
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 67
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,146 (1996 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brazil Transportation 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil Transportation 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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