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    India Transportation - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/india/india_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Airports:
      334 (2005)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 239
      over 3,047 m: 17
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 48
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 75
      914 to 1,523 m: 79
      under 914 m: 20 (2005)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 95
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
      914 to 1,523 m: 39
      under 914 m: 48 (2005)

      Heliports:
      27 (2005)

      Pipelines:
      gas 6,171 km; liquid petroleum gas 1,195 km; oil 5,613 km; refined products 5,567 km (2004)

      Railways:
      total: 63,230 km (16,693 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 45,718 km 1.676-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 14,406 km 1.000-m gauge; 3,106 km 0.762-m gauge and 0.610-m gauge (2004)

      Roadways:
      total: 3,851,440 km
      paved: 2,411,001 km
      unpaved: 1,440,439 km (2002)

      Waterways:
      14,500 km
      note: 5,200 km on major rivers and 485 km on canals suitable for mechanized vessels (2005)

      Merchant marine:
      total: 313 ships (1000 GRT or over) 7,550,865 GRT/12,891,376 DWT
      by type: barge carrier 4, bulk carrier 90, cargo 70, chemical tanker 13, combination ore/oil 1, container 8, liquefied gas 16, passenger 3, passenger/cargo 10, petroleum tanker 97, roll on/roll off 1
      foreign-owned: 11 (China 1, Greece 1, Hong Kong 1, UAE 7, UK 1)
      registered in other countries: 51 (Bahrain 1, Comoros 1, Cyprus 7, Denmark 1, North Korea 1, Liberia 4, Malta 1, Marshall Islands 1, Mauritius 4, Panama 16, Philippines 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6, Singapore 4, Venezuela 1, unknown 2) (2005)

      Ports and terminals:
      Chennai, Haldia, Jawaharal Nehru, Kandla, Kolkata (Calcutta), Mumbai (Bombay), New Mangalore, Vishakhapatnam


      NOTE: The information regarding India 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 India Transportation 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about India Transportation 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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