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    Greece Transportation - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/greece/greece_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 2,571 km (764 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 1,565 km 1.435-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 961 km 1.000-m gauge; 22 km 0.750-m gauge
      dual gauge: 23 km combined 1.435-m and 1.000-m gauges (three rail system) (2002)

      Highways:
      total: 117,000 km
      paved: 107,406 km (including 470 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 9,594 km (1999 est.)

      Waterways:
      80 km
      note: 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; there are also three unconnected rivers

      Pipelines:
      gas 1,531 km; oil 108 km (2003)

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

      Merchant marine:
      total: 793 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 30,186,624 GRT/52,943,968 DWT
      registered in other countries: 2,443 (2003 est.)
      foreign-owned: Belgium 1, Cyprus 1, Israel 1, Italy 1, Liberia 3, Malta 1, Marshall Islands 1, Norway 2, Panama 3, Singapore 1, Sweden 1, United Kingdom 2, United States 5
      by type: bulk 298, cargo 57, chemical tanker 38, combination bulk 5, combination ore/oil 3, container 49, liquefied gas 5, passenger 10, petroleum tanker 267, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 19, short-sea/passenger 38, specialized tanker 3

      Airports:
      79 (note - new Athens airport at Spata opened in March 2001) (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 65
      over 3,047 m: 6
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 15
      914 to 1,523 m: 16
      under 914 m: 8 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 20

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 14
      914 to 1,523 m: 3
      under 914 m: 11 (2003 est.)

      Heliports:
      7 (2003 est.)


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

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