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    Honduras Communications - 1991

      Railroads: 785 km total; 508 km 1.067-meter gauge, 277 km 0.914-meter gauge

      Highways: 8,950 km total; 1,700 km paved, 5,000 km otherwise improved, 2,250 km unimproved earth

      Inland waterways: 465 km navigable by small craft

      Ports: Puerto Castilla, Puerto Cortes, San Lorenzo

      Merchant marine: 173 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 527,481 GRT/812,095 DWT; includes 2 passenger-cargo, 107 cargo, 12 refrigerated cargo, 9 container, 1 roll-on/roll-off cargo, 20 petroleum, oils, and lubricants (POL) tanker, 1 chemical tanker, 2 specialized tanker, 1 vehicle carrier, 18 bulk; note--a flag of convenience registry; the USSR owns one ship under the Honduran flag

      Civil air: 9 major transport aircraft

      Airports: 175 total, 134 usable; 8 with permanent-surface runways; none with runways over 3,659 m; 4 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 13 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

      Telecommunications: improved, but still inadequate; connection into Central American Microwave System; 35,100 telephones; stations--176 AM, no FM, 28 TV, 7 shortwave; 2 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth stations

      NOTE: The information regarding Honduras 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 Honduras Communications 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Honduras Communications 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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