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    Iran Transportation - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/iran/iran_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 7,201 km
      broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge
      standard gauge: 7,107 km 1.435-m gauge (146 km electrified) (2002)

      Highways:
      total: 167,157 km
      paved: 94,109 km (including 890 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 73,048 km (1998)

      Waterways:
      904 km
      note: the Shatt al Arab is usually navigable by maritime traffic for about 130 km; channel has been dredged to 3 m and is in use

      Pipelines:
      condensate/gas 212 km; gas 16,998 km; liquid petroleum gas 570 km; oil 8,256 km; refined products 7,808 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Abadan (largely destroyed in fighting during 1980-88 war), Ahvaz, Bandar 'Abbas, Bandar-e Anzali, Bushehr, Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni, Bandar-e Lengeh, Bandar-e Mahshahr, Bandar-e Torkaman, Chabahar (Bandar Beheshti), Jazireh-ye Khark, Jazireh-ye Lavan, Jazireh-ye Sirri, Khorramshahr (limited operation since November 1992), Now Shahr

      Merchant marine:
      total: 134 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 4,715,242 GRT/8,240,069 DWT
      by type: bulk 40, cargo 36, chemical tanker 3, container 7, liquefied gas 1, multi-functional large load carrier 5, petroleum tanker 33, roll on/roll off 8, short-sea/passenger 1
      registered in other countries: 10 (2003 est.)

      Airports:
      303 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 125
      over 3,047 m: 39
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 25
      914 to 1,523 m: 31
      under 914 m: 4 (2003 est.)
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 26

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 178
      over 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
      under 914 m: 39 (2003 est.)
      914 to 1,523 m: 129

      Heliports:
      13 (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Iran 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 Iran Transportation 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iran Transportation 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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