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    Papua New Guinea Communications - 1989
    http://www.theodora.com/wfb1989/papua_new_guinea/papua_new_guinea_communications.html
    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Highways: 19,200 km total; 640 km paved, 10,960 km gravel, crushed stone, or stabilized-soil surface, 7,600 km unimproved earth

      Inland waterways: 10,940 km

      Ports: Anewa Bay, Lae, Madang, Port Moresby, Rabaul

      Merchant marine: 11 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 17,848 GRT/28,060 DWT; includes 6 cargo, 3 roll-on/roll-off cargo, 2 bulk

      Civil air: about 15 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 555 total, 429 usable; 19 with permanent-surface runways; 1 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 39 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: services are adequate and being improved; facilities provide radiobroadcast, radiotelephone and telegraph, coastal radio, aeronautical radio, and international radiocommunication services; submarine cables extend to Australia and Guam; 51,700 telephones (1985); stations--31 AM, 2 FM, 2 TV (1987); 1 satellite station

      NOTE: The information regarding Papua New Guinea on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Papua New Guinea Communications 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Papua New Guinea Communications 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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