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    Belgium Communications - 1991
    https://theodora.com/wfb1991/belgium/belgium_communications.html
    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railroads: Belgian National Railways (SNCB) operates 3,667 km 1.435-meter standard gauge, government owned; 2,563 km double track; 1,978 km electrified; 191 km 1.000-meter gauge, government owned and operated

      Highways: 103,396 km total; 1,317 km limited access, divided autoroute; 11,717 km national highway; 1,362 km provincial road; about 38,000 km paved and 51,000 km unpaved rural roads

      Inland waterways: 2,043 km (1,528 km in regular commercial use)

      Ports: Antwerp, Brugge, Gent, Oostende, Zeebrugge

      Merchant marine: 69 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,785,066 GRT/2,927,618 DWT; includes 12 cargo, 6 roll-on/roll-off, 6 container, 7 petroleum, oils, and lubricants (POL) tanker, 9 liquefied gas, 3 combination ore/oil, 9 chemical tanker, 11 bulk, 6 combination bulk

      Pipelines: refined products 1,167 km; crude 161 km; natural gas 3,300 km

      Civil air: 47 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 42 total, 42 usable; 24 with permanent-surface runways; none with runways over 3,659 m; 14 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 3 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: excellent domestic and international telephone and telegraph facilities; 4,720,000 telephones; stations--8 AM, 19 FM (42 relays), 25 TV (10 relays); 5 submarine cables; satellite earth stations operating in INTELSAT 3 Atlantic Ocean and EUTELSAT systems

      NOTE: The information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium Communications 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Communications 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.



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