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    France Transportation - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/france/france_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Airports:
      479 (2005)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 288
      over 3,047 m: 13
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 28
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 96
      914 to 1,523 m: 82
      under 914 m: 69 (2005)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 191
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 72
      under 914 m: 116 (2005)

      Heliports:
      3 (2005)

      Pipelines:
      gas 14,232 km; oil 3,024 km; refined products 4,889 km (2004)

      Railways:
      total: 29,519 km
      standard gauge: 29,352 km 1.435-m gauge (14,481 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 167 km 1.000-m gauge (2004)

      Roadways:
      total: 891,290 km
      paved: 891,290 km (including 10,390 km of expressways) (2003)

      Waterways:
      8,500 km (1,686 km accessible to craft of 3,000 metric tons) (2000)

      Merchant marine:
      total: 54 ships (1000 GRT or over) 1,050,735 GRT/600,979 DWT
      by type: cargo 4, chemical tanker 6, container 1, liquefied gas 3, passenger 3, passenger/cargo 29, petroleum tanker 7, roll on/roll off 1
      foreign-owned: 4 (Sweden 3, Turkey 1)
      registered in other countries: 151 (Australia 3, The Bahamas 28, Belgium 2, Bermuda 1, Cambodia 1, Cameroon 1, Canada 1, Republic of the Congo 1, French Polynesia 1, French Southern and Antarctic Lands 45, Gibraltar 1, Hong Kong 3, Indonesia 1, Isle of Man 2, Italy 3, South Korea 12, Liberia 3, Luxembourg 9, Malta 8, Mexico 1, Morocco 1, Panama 8, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8, UK 3, Wallis and Futuna 4) (2005)

      Ports and terminals:
      Bordeaux, Calais, Dunkerque, La Pallice, Le Havre, Marseille, Nantes, Paris, Rouen, Strasbourg


      NOTE: The information regarding France on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of France Transportation 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about France Transportation 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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