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    Morocco Communications - 1989

      Railroads: 1,891 km 1.435-meter standard gauge (239 km double track, 894 km electrified)

      Highways: 58,100 km total; 25,850 km bituminous treated, 32,250 km gravel, crushed stone, improved earth, and unimproved earth

      Pipelines: 362 km crude oil; 491 km (abandoned) refined products; 241 km natural gas

      Ports: Agadir, Casablanca, El Jorf Lasfar, Kenitra, Mohammedia, Nador, Safi, Tangier; also Spanish-controlled Ceuta and Melilla

      Merchant marine: 53 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 337,247 GRT/530,528 DWT; includes 11 cargo, 2 container, 15 refrigerated cargo, 3 roll-on/roll-off cargo, 3 petroleum, oils, and lubricants (POL) tanker, 13 chemical tanker, 4 bulk, 2 short-sea passenger

      Civil air: 21 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 77 total, 70 usable; 26 with permanent-surface runways; 2 with runways over 3,659 m; 14 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 28 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: good system composed of wire lines, cables, and radio relay links; principal centers are Casablanca and Rabat, secondary centers are Fes, Marrakech, Oujda, Tangier, and Tetouan; 280,000 telephones; stations--14 AM, 6 FM, 47 TV; 5 submarine cables; 2 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT stations; 1 ARABSAT satellite station; radio relay to Gibraltar, Spain, and Western Sahara; coaxial cable to Algeria

      NOTE: The information regarding Morocco 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 Morocco Communications 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Morocco Communications 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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