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    Egypt Transportation 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 4,751 km
      standard gauge: 4,751 km 1,435-m gauge (42 km electrified; 951 km double track)

      Highways
      total: 50,000 km
      paved: 15,000 km
      unpaved : 35,000 km (1990 est.)

      Waterways 3,500 km (including the Nile, Lake Nasser, Alexandria-Cairo Waterway,and numerous smaller canals in the delta); Suez Canal, 193.5 km long (includingapproaches), used by oceangoing vessels drawing up to 16.1 m of water

      Pipelines crude oil 1,171 km; petroleum products 596 km; natural gas 460 km

      Ports and harbors Alexandria, Al Ghardaqah, Aswan, Asyut, Bur Safajah, Damietta, MarsaMatruh, Port Said, Suez

      Merchant marine
      total: 156 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,151,960 GRT/1,771,863 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 21, cargo 65, liquefied gas tanker 1, oil tanker 14, passenger35, refrigerated cargo 1, roll-on/roll-off cargo 16, short-sea passenger 3(1996 est.)

      Airports 81 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 73
      over 3,047 m: 11
      2,438 to 3,047 m : 34
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 16
      914 to 1,523 m: 2
      under 914 m: 10 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total : 8
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 4 (1996 est.)

      Heliports 2 (1996 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Egypt 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 Egypt Transportation 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Egypt Transportation 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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