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    Iran Transportation 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways
      total: 7,286 km
      broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge
      standard gauge: 7,192 km 1.435-m gauge (146 km electrified) (1996 est.)

      Highways
      total : 158,000 km
      paved: 93,378 km (including 460 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 64,622 km (1995 est.)

      Waterways 904 km; the Shatt al Arab is usually navigable by maritime traffic forabout 130 km; channel has been dredged to 3 m and is in use

      Pipelines crude oil 5,900 km; petroleum products 3,900 km; natural gas 4,550 km

      Ports and harbors Abadan (largely destroyed in fighting during 1980-88 war), Ahvaz, BandarBeheshti, Bandar-e 'Abbas, Bandar-e Anzali, Bandar-e Bushehr, Bandar-e Khomeyni,Bandar-e Mah Shahr, Bandar-e Torkeman, Jazireh-ye Khark, Jazireh-ye Lavan,Jazireh-ye Sirri, Khorramshahr (limited operation since November 1992), NowShahr

      Merchant marine
      total: 132 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 3,436,384 GRT/6,095,124 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 47, cargo 36, chemical tanker 4, combination bulk 2, container1, liquefied gas tanker 1, multifunction large-load carrier 6, oil tanker22, refrigerated cargo 3, roll-on/roll-off cargo 9, short-sea passenger 1
      note: Iran owns an additional 3 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 141,992DWT that operate under the registry of Cyprus (1996 est.)

      Airports 227 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways
      total: 115
      over 3,047 m: 32
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 11
      1,524 to 2,437 m : 29
      914 to 1,523 m: 18
      under 914 m: 25 (1996 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways
      total: 112
      over 3,047 m: 2
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
      914 to 1,523 m : 98 (1996 est.)

      Heliports 12 (1996 est.)

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

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