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    China Transportation - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/china/china_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 70,058 km
      standard gauge: 68,000 km 1.435-m gauge (18,668 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 3,600 km 1.000-m and 0.750-m gauge local industrial lines
      dual gauge: 22,640 km (not included in total) (2003)

      Highways:
      total: 1,402,698 km
      paved: 314,204 km (with at least 16,314 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 1,088,494 km (2000)

      Waterways:
      110,000 km (1999)

      Pipelines:
      gas 13,845 km; oil 15,143 km; refined products 3,280 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Haikou, Huangpu, Lianyungang, Nanjing, Nantong, Ningbo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shantou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wenzhou, Xiamen, Xingang, Yantai, Zhanjiang (2001)

      Merchant marine:
      total: 1,850 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 18,724,653 GRT/27,749,784 DWT
      by type: barge carrier 2, bulk 355, cargo 822, chemical tanker 28, combination bulk 10, combination ore/oil 2, container 165, liquefied gas 28, multi-functional large load carrier 8, passenger 6, passenger/cargo 46, petroleum tanker 272, rail car carrier 1, refrigerated cargo 27, roll on/roll off 25, short-sea/passenger 39, specialized tanker 10, vehicle carrier 4
      foreign-owned: Cambodia 1, Greece 2, Hong Kong 12, Japan 1, South Korea 2, Liberia 1, Malaysia 1, Panama 1, Taiwan 2, Tanzania 1
      registered in other countries: 790 (2003 est.)

      Airports:
      507 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 332
      over 3,047 m: 49
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 97
      914 to 1,523 m: 22
      under 914 m: 35 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 129

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 175
      under 914 m: 66 (2003 est.)
      over 3,047 m: 23
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 10
      914 to 1,523 m: 40
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 36

      Heliports:
      15 (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding China 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 China Transportation 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about China Transportation 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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