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    Greece Transportation 2000

      Railways:
      total: 2,548 km
      standard gauge: 1,565 km 1.435-m gauge (36 km electrified; 23 km double track)
      narrow gauge: 961 km 1.000-m gauge; 22 km 0.750-m gauge (a rack type railway for steep grades)

      Highways:
      total: 117,000 km
      paved: 107,406 km (including 470 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 9,594 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways: 80 km; system consists of three coastal canals; including the Corinth Canal (6 km) which crosses the Isthmus of Corinth connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf and shortens the sea voyage from the Adriatic to Peiraiefs (Piraeus) by 325 km; and three unconnected rivers

      Pipelines: crude oil 26 km; petroleum products 547 km

      Ports and harbors: Alexandroupolis, Elefsis, Irakleion (Crete), Kavala, Kerkyra, Chalkis, Igoumenitsa, Lavrion, Patrai, Peiraiefs (Piraeus), Thessaloniki, Volos

      Merchant marine:
      total: 779 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 24,744,872 GRT/43,734,138 DWT
      ships by type: bulk 273, cargo 60, chemical tanker 22, combination bulk 5, combination ore/oil 8, container 43, liquified gas 5, multi-functional large load carrier 1, passenger 12, passenger/cargo 2, petroleum tanker 245, refrigerated cargo 3, roll-on/roll-off 19, short-sea passenger 75, specialized tanker 4, vehicle carrier 2 (1999 est.)

      Airports: 80 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 64
      over 3,047 m: 6
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 15
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 18
      914 to 1,523 m: 17
      under 914 m: 8 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 16
      over 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
      914 to 1,523 m: 2
      under 914 m: 12 (1999 est.)

      Heliports: 2 (1999 est.)

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