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    Iraq Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/iraq/iraq_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: 1,963 km
      standard gauge: 1,963 km 1.435-m gauge (2003)


      Highways: total: 45,550 km
      paved: 38,400 km
      unpaved: 7,150 km (1996 est.)


      Waterways: 1,015 km
      note: Shatt al Arab is usually navigable by maritime traffic for about 130 km; channel has been dredged to 3 m and is in use; Tigris and Euphrates Rivers have navigable sections for shallow-draft boats; Shatt al Basrah canal was navigable by shallow-draft craft before closing in 1991 because of the Gulf war


      Pipelines: crude oil 4,350 km; petroleum products 725 km; natural gas 1,360 km


      Ports and harbors: Umm Qasr, Khawr az Zubayr, and Al Basrah have limited functionality


      Merchant marine: total: 18 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 119,433 GRT/170,221 DWT
      ships by type: cargo 9, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 6, roll on/roll off 1 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 150 (2002); note - unknown number were damaged during the March-April 2003 war


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 77
      over 3,047 m: 21
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 36
      914 to 1,523 m: 6
      under 914 m: 9 (2002)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 5


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 73
      under 914 m: 11 (2002)
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 5
      914 to 1,523 m: 28
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 24


      Heliports: 5 (2002)

      NOTE: The information regarding Iraq on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iraq Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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