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    Liberia Transportation - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/liberia/liberia_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Airports:
      53 (2005)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 2
      over 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (2005)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 51
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
      914 to 1,523 m: 8
      under 914 m: 38 (2005)

      Railways:
      total: 490 km
      standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 145 km 1.067-m gauge
      note: none of the railways are in operation because of the civil war (2004)

      Roadways:
      total: 10,600 km
      paved: 657 km
      unpaved: 9,943 km (1999)

      Merchant marine:
      total: 1,533 ships (1000 GRT or over) 56,681,509 GRT/88,825,842 DWT
      by type: barge carrier 9, bulk carrier 290, cargo 82, chemical tanker 189, combination ore/oil 14, container 409, liquefied gas 75, passenger 3, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 355, refrigerated cargo 55, roll on/roll off 6, specialized tanker 11, vehicle carrier 34
      foreign-owned: 1,460 (Argentina 8, Australia 2, Austria 14, The Bahamas 2, Bermuda 1, Brazil 4, Canada 4, Chile 1, China 35, Croatia 6, Cyprus 6, Denmark 5, France 3, Germany 510, Greece 229, Hong Kong 40, India 4, Indonesia 1, Isle of Man 5, Israel 5, Italy 20, Japan 100, Kuwait 1, Latvia 17, Lebanon 1, Monaco 11, Netherlands 13, Norway 46, Poland 14, Russia 65, Saudi Arabia 24, Singapore 16, Slovenia 2, Sweden 8, Switzerland 7, Taiwan 68, Thailand 1, Turkey 2, Ukraine 15, UAE 15, UK 49, US 77, Uruguay 3) (2005)

      Ports and terminals:
      Buchanan, Monrovia


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

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