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    Turkmenistan Transportation - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/turkmenistan/turkmenistan_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways: total: 2,440 km
      broad gauge: 2,440 km 1.520-m gauge (2002)


      Highways: total: 22,000 km
      paved: 18,000 km (includes some all-weather gravel-surfaced roads)
      unpaved: 4,000 km (these roads are made of unstabilized earth and are difficult to negotiate in wet weather) (1996)


      Waterways: the Amu Darya is an important inland waterway for Turkmenistan, as is the man-made Kara Kum canal


      Pipelines: crude oil 250 km; natural gas 4,400 km


      Ports and harbors: Turkmenbasy


      Merchant marine: total: 2 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 6,873 GRT/8,345 DWT
      ships by type: combination ore/oil 1, petroleum tanker 1 (2002 est.)


      Airports: 76 (2002)


      Airports - with paved runways: total: 13
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 (2002)


      Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 63
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
      914 to 1,523 m: 10
      under 914 m: 41 (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding Turkmenistan 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 Turkmenistan Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.



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