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    Finland Transportation 2000

      Railways:
      total: 5,865 km
      broad gauge: 5,865 km 1.524-m gauge (2,192 km electrified; 480 km double- or multiple-track) (1998)

      Highways:
      total: 77,895 km
      paved: 49,853 km (including 473 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 28,042 km (1998 est.)

      Waterways: 6,675 km total (including Saimaa Canal); 3,700 km suitable for steamers

      Pipelines: natural gas 580 km

      Ports and harbors: Hamina, Helsinki, Kokkola, Kotka, Loviisa, Oulu, Pori, Rauma, Turku, Uusikaupunki, Varkaus

      Merchant marine:
      total: 101 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,185,966 GRT/1,153,089 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 9, cargo 23, chemical tanker 6, passenger 1, petroleum tanker 11, rail car carrier 1, roll-on/roll-off 38, short-sea passenger 12 (1999 est.)

      Airports: 157 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 69
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 26
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
      914 to 1,523 m: 20
      under 914 m: 10 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 88
      914 to 1,523 m: 6
      under 914 m: 82 (1999 est.)

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