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    Brazil Transportation - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/brazil/brazil_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Airports:
      4,223 (2005)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 709
      over 3,047 m: 8
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 24
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 162
      914 to 1,523 m: 463
      under 914 m: 52 (2005)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 3,514
      over 3,047 m: 2
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 79
      914 to 1,523 m: 1,609
      under 914 m: 1,824 (2005)

      Heliports:
      417 (2005)

      Pipelines:
      condensate/gas 244 km; gas 10,739 km; liquid petroleum gas 341 km; oil 5,212 km; refined products 4,755 km (2004)

      Railways:
      total: 29,412 km (1,567 km electrified)
      broad gauge: 4,907 km 1.600-m gauge (908 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 194 km 1.440-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 23,915 km 1.000-m gauge (581 km electrified)
      dual gauge: 396 km 1.000 m and 1.600-m gauges (three rails) (78 km electrified) (2004)

      Roadways:
      total: 1,724,929 km
      paved: 94,871 km
      unpaved: 1,630,058 km (2000)

      Waterways:
      50,000 km (most in areas remote from industry and population) (2005)

      Merchant marine:
      total: 140 ships (1000 GRT or over) 2,253,902 GRT/3,473,166 DWT
      by type: bulk carrier 23, cargo 23, chemical tanker 8, container 8, liquefied gas 12, passenger/cargo 12, petroleum tanker 46, roll on/roll off 8
      foreign-owned: 17 (Chile 1, Germany 7, Norway 2, Spain 6, UK 1)
      registered in other countries: 7 (Ghana 1, Liberia 4, Panama 2) (2005)

      Ports and terminals:
      Gebig, Itaqui, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande, San Sebasttiao, Santos, Sepetiba Terminal, Tubarao, Vitoria


      NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brazil Transportation 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil Transportation 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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