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    Portugal Transportation - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/portugal/portugal_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 2,850 km
      broad gauge: 2,576 km 1.668-m gauge (623 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 274 km 1.000-m gauge (2002)

      Highways:
      total: 68,732 km
      paved: 59,110 km (including 1441 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 9,622 km (2000)

      Waterways:
      820 km
      note: relatively unimportant to national economy, used by shallow-draft craft limited to 300 metric-ton or less cargo capacity

      Pipelines:
      gas 482 km (2003)

      Ports and harbors:
      Aveiro, Funchal (Madeira Islands), Horta (Azores), Leixoes, Lisbon, Porto, Ponta Delgada (Azores), Praia da Vitoria (Azores), Setubal, Viana do Castelo

      Merchant marine:
      total: 122 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 872,557 GRT/1,236,025 DWT
      registered in other countries: 24 (2003 est.)
      by type: bulk 12, cargo 49, chemical tanker 19, container 8, liquefied gas 7, multi-functional large load carrier 1, passenger 6, petroleum tanker 7, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 5, short-sea/passenger 5, vehicle carrier 2
      foreign-owned: Australia 1, Belgium 1, Cyprus 1, Denmark 7, Germany 21, Greece 2, Guadeloupe 1, Iceland 1, Italy 16, Japan 1, Malta 1, Norway 7, Panama 1, Spain 18, Switzerland 7, Ukraine 1, United Kingdom 1

      Airports:
      66 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 40
      over 3,047 m: 5
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
      914 to 1,523 m: 15
      under 914 m: 7 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 26
      914 to 1,523 m: 1
      under 914 m: 25 (2003 est.)


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

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