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Venezuela Transportation

    Railways:
    total: 584 km (248 km privately owned)
    standard gauge: 584 km 1.435-m gauge

    Highways:
    total: 84,300 km
    paved: 33,214 km
    unpaved: 51,086 km (1996 est.)

    Waterways: 7,100 km; 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: 32 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 535,882 GRT/937,461 DWT
    ships by type: bulk 5, cargo 9, combination bulk 1, liquefied gas tanker 2, oil tanker 8, passenger-cargo 1, roll-on/roll-off cargo 5, short-sea passenger 1 (1998 est.)

    Airports: 371 (1998 est.)

    Airports—with paved runways:
    total: 122
    over 3,047 m: 5
    2,438 to 3,047 m: 10
    1,524 to 2,437 m: 32
    914 to 1,523 m: 59
    under 914 m: 16 (1998 est.)

    Airports—with unpaved runways:
    total: 249
    1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
    914 to 1,523 m: 94
    under 914 m: 145 (1998 est.)

    Heliports: 1 (1998 est.)

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