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    Korea, South Transportation 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 3,081 km
      standard gauge : 3,081 km 1.435-m gauge (560 km electrified) (1996 est.)

      Highways
      total: 74,235 km
      paved: 56,419 km (including 1,824 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 17,816 km (1995 est.)

      Waterways 1,609 km; use restricted to small native craft

      Pipelines petroleum products 455 km; note - additionally, there is a parallelpetroleum, oils, and lubricants (POL) pipeline being completed

      Ports and harbors Chinhae, Inch'on, Kunsan, Masan, Mokp'o, P'ohang, Pusan, Ulsan, Yosu

      Merchant marine
      total: 461 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 6,634,127 GRT/10,343,557 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 123, cargo 124, chemical tanker 27, combination bulk 3, combinationore/oil 1, container 71, liquefied gas tanker 13, multifunction large-loadcarrier 1, oil tanker 68, refrigerated cargo 17, short-sea passenger 2, vehiclecarrier 11
      note: South Korea owns an additional 254 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling12,744,507 DWT operating under the registries of Cyprus, Liberia, Malta, Panama,Singapore, and Thailand (1996 est.)

      Airports 103 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total : 101
      over 3,047 m: 1
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 18
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 15
      914 to 1,523 m: 14
      under 914 m: 53 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total : 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 2 (1996 est.)

      Heliports 199 (1996 est.)

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

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