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    Iraq Transportation 2000

      Railways:
      total: 2,032 km
      standard gauge: 2,032 km 1.435-m gauge

      Highways:
      total: 45,550 km
      paved: 38,400 km
      unpaved: 7,150 km (1996 est.)

      Waterways: 1,015 km; Shatt al Arab is usually navigable by maritime traffic for about 130 km; channel has been dredged to 3 m and is in use; Tigris and Euphrates Rivers have navigable sections for shallow-draft watercraft; Shatt al Basrah canal was navigable by shallow-draft craft before closing in 1991 because of the Gulf war

      Pipelines: crude oil 4,350 km; petroleum products 725 km; natural gas 1,360 km

      Ports and harbors: Umm Qasr, Khawr az Zubayr, and Al Basrah have limited functionality

      Merchant marine:
      total: 32 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 606,227 GRT/1,067,770 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 14, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 13, refrigerated cargo 1, roll-on/roll-off 2 (1999 est.)

      Airports: 113 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 80
      over 3,047 m: 20
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 39
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
      914 to 1,523 m: 7
      under 914 m: 10 (1999 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 33
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 6
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
      914 to 1,523 m: 10
      under 914 m: 12 (1999 est.)

      Heliports: 5 (1999 est.)

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