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    Belgium Transportation - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/belgium/belgium_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 3,518 km
      standard gauge: 3,518 km 1.435-m gauge (2,631 km electrified) (2003)

      Highways:
      total: 148,216 km
      paved: 116,687 km (including 1,727 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 31,529 km (2000)

      Waterways:
      1,570 km (route length in regular commercial use) (2001)

      Pipelines:
      gas 1,485 km; oil 158 km; refined products 535 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Antwerp (one of the world's busiest ports), Brugge, Gent, Hasselt, Liege, Mons, Namur, Oostende, Zeebrugge

      Merchant marine:
      total: 50 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 1,146,301 GRT/1,588,184 DWT
      foreign-owned: Denmark 6, Finland 1, France 2, Netherlands 3
      registered in other countries: 69 (2003 est.)
      by type: bulk 1, cargo 8, chemical tanker 11, container 6, liquefied gas 18, petroleum tanker 6

      Airports:
      42 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 25
      over 3,047 m: 6
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
      914 to 1,523 m: 1
      under 914 m: 7 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 17
      914 to 1,523 m: 2
      under 914 m: 15 (2003 est.)

      Heliports:
      1 (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium Transportation 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Transportation 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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