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    Korea, North Transportation - 2004
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    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 5,214 km
      standard gauge: 4,549 km 1.435-m gauge (3,500 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 665 km 0.762-m gauge (2002)

      Highways:
      total: 31,200 km
      paved: 1,997 km
      unpaved: 29,203 km (1999 est.)

      Waterways:
      2,253 km
      note: mostly navigable by small craft only

      Pipelines:
      oil 136 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Kimch'aek, Kosong, Najin, Namp'o, Sinuiju, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Ungsang, Wonsan

      Merchant marine:
      total: 203 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 921,577 GRT/1,339,929 DWT
      by type: bulk 6, cargo 166, combination bulk 2, container 3, liquefied gas 1, livestock carrier 3, multi-functional large load carrier 1, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 11, refrigerated cargo 6, roll on/roll off 2, short-sea/passenger 1
      registered in other countries: 4 (2003 est.)
      foreign-owned: Albania 1, Belize 1, Bolivia 1, Cambodia 3, Cyprus 1, Egypt 3, Germany 1, Greece 4, Italy 1, Lebanon 2, Marshall Islands 1, Pakistan 1, Portugal 1, Romania 8, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1, Syria 9, Tanzania 1, Tunisia 1, Turkey 5, Ukraine 2, United States 3

      Airports:
      78 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 35
      over 3,047 m: 3
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 23
      914 to 1,523 m: 1
      under 914 m: 3 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 5

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 43
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 20
      under 914 m: 8 (2003 est.)
      914 to 1,523 m: 14

      Heliports:
      19 (2003 est.)


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

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