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    Sri Lanka Transportation - 2004
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    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 1,508 km
      broad gauge: 1,449 km 1.676-m gauge
      narrow gauge: 59 km 0.762-m gauge (2002)

      Highways:
      total: 96,695 km
      paved: 91,860 km
      unpaved: 4,835 km (1999)

      Waterways:
      430 km (navigable by shallow-draft craft)

      Pipelines:
      crude oil and petroleum products 62 km (1987)

      Ports and harbors:
      Colombo, Galle, Jaffna, Trincomalee

      Merchant marine:
      total: 18 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 120,924 GRT/173,604 DWT
      by type: cargo 14, container 2, petroleum tanker 2
      registered in other countries: 4 (2003 est.)
      foreign-owned: Germany 8, Singapore 1

      Airports:
      14 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 13
      over 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
      914 to 1,523 m: 6 (2003 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 1
      under 914 m: 1 (2003 est.)


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

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