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Venezuela Transportation 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Airports:
409 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 20
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 129
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 5
2,438 to 3,047 m: 10
1,524 to 2,437 m: 34
914 to 1,523 m: 63
under 914 m: 17 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 280
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 16
914 to 1,523 m: 91
under 914 m: 172 (2010)

Heliports:
4 (2010)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
extra heavy crude 980 km; gas 5,258 km; oil 6,695 km; refined products 1,484 km; unknown 141 km (2009)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 806 km
country comparison to the world: 101
standard gauge: 806 km 1.435-m gauge (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 96,155 km
country comparison to the world: 47
paved: 32,308 km
unpaved: 63,847 km (2002)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
7,100 km
country comparison to the world: 21
note: Orinoco River (400 km) and Lake de Maracaibo navigable by oceangoing vessels (2010)
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 59
country comparison to the world: 67
by type: bulk carrier 5, cargo 15, chemical tanker 5, liquefied gas 5, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 12, petroleum tanker 16
foreign-owned: 10 (Denmark 1, Estonia 1, Germany 1, Greece 4, Mexico 1, Norway 1, Spain 1)
registered in other countries: 9 (Panama 8, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
La Guaira, Maracaibo, Puerto Cabello, Punta Cardon

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the Caribbean Sea as a significant risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships; numerous vessels, including commercial shipping and pleasure craft, have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; crews have been robbed and stores or cargoes stolen


NOTE: The information regarding Venezuela on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Venezuela Transportation 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Venezuela Transportation 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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