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    Brazil Transportation - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/brazil/brazil_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 29,412 km (1,610 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 4,907 km 1.600-m gauge (942 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 194 km 1.440-m gauge
      dual gauge: 396 km 1.000-m and 1.600-m gauges (three rails) (78 km electrified) (2003)
      narrow gauge: 23,915 km 1.000-m gauge (581 km electrified)

      Highways:
      total: 1,724,929 km
      paved: 94,871 km
      unpaved: 1,630,058 km (2000)

      Waterways:
      50,000 km

      Pipelines:
      condensate/gas 243 km; gas 10,984 km; liquid petroleum gas 341 km; oil 5,113 km; refined products 4,800 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Belem, Fortaleza, Ilheus, Imbituba, Manaus, Paranagua, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande, Salvador, Santos, Vitoria

      Merchant marine:
      total: 151 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 2,961,431 GRT/4,725,267 DWT
      by type: bulk 29, cargo 22, chemical tanker 7, combination ore/oil 6, container 12, liquefied gas 12, multi-functional large load carrier 1, passenger/cargo 5, petroleum tanker 48, roll on/roll off 8, short-sea/passenger 1
      registered in other countries: 11 (2003 est.)
      foreign-owned: Chile 2, Germany 7, Monaco 9, Panama 1, Spain 7

      Airports:
      3,803 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 677
      over 3,047 m: 7
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 23
      914 to 1,523 m: 445
      under 914 m: 45 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 157

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 3,126
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 75
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,434
      under 914 m: 1,617 (2003 est.)

      Heliports:
      417 (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brazil Transportation 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil Transportation 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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