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    Spain Transportation 1995

      Railroads: 15,430 km total; Spanish National Railways (RENFE) operates 12,691 km (all 1,668-mm gauge, 6,184 km electrified, and 2,295 km double track); FEVE (government-owned narrow-gauge railways) operates 1,821 km (predominantly 1,000-mm gauge, 441 km electrified); privately owned railways operate 918 km (predominantly 1,000-mm gauge, 512 km electrified, and 56 km double track)

      total: 318,022 km (1988)
      paved: 178,092 km (including 2,142 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 139,930 km

      Inland waterways: 1,045 km, but of minor economic importance
      Pipelines: crude oil 265 km; petroleum products 1,794 km; natural gas 1,666 km

      Ports: Algeciras, Alicante, Almeria, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cadiz, Cartagena, Castellon de la Plana, Ceuta, El Ferrol del Caudillo, Puerto de Gijon, Huelva, La Coruna, Las Palmas (Canary Islands), Mahon, Malaga, Melilla, Rota, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Sagunto, Tarragona, Valencia, Vigo, and 175 minor ports
      Merchant marine: 192 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,328,730 GRT/2,213,671 DWT, bulk 21, cargo 55, chemical tanker 14, container 11, liquefied gas 5, oil tanker 29, passenger 2, refrigerated cargo 12, roll-on/roll-off cargo 33, short-sea passenger 6, specialized tanker 3, vehicle carrier 1

      total: 105
      usable: 99
      with permanent-surface runways: 60
      with runways over 3,659 m: 4
      with runways 2,440-3,659 m: 22
      with runways 1,220-2,439 m: 26

      NOTE: The information regarding Spain on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Spain Transportation 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Spain Transportation 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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