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Belgium Transportation 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Belgium Transportation 2012
SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 23,

Airports:
43 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 100
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 27
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 6
2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 9 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 16
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 15 (2010)

Heliports:
1 (2010)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 2,826 km; oil 154 km; refined products 535 km (2010)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,233 km
country comparison to the world: 55
standard gauge: 3,233 km 1.435-m gauge (2,950 km electrified) (2010)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 153,595 km
country comparison to the world: 32
paved: 120,111 km (includes 1,763 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,484 km (2008)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
2,043 km (1,528 km in regular commercial use) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 43
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 81
country comparison to the world: 55
by type: bulk carrier 21, cargo 8, chemical tanker 5, container 4, liquefied gas 23, passenger 2, petroleum tanker 11, roll on/roll off 7
foreign-owned: 13 (Denmark 4, France 5, UK 2, US 2)
registered in other countries: 104 (Bahamas 9, Cambodia 1, Cyprus 2, France 7, Gibraltar 2, Greece 16, Hong Kong 16, Liberia 1, Luxembourg 9, Malta 14, Moldova 2, Mozambique 2, North Korea 1, Panama 2, Portugal 8, Russia 4, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6, Vanuatu 1) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
cargo ports (tonnage): Antwerp, Gent, Liege, Zeebrugge
container ports (TEUs): Antwerp (8,662,891), Zeebrugge (2,209,715)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 2012 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium Transportation 2012 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Transportation 2012 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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