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China Transportation 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 21,

Airports:
502 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 15
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 442
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 63
2,438 to 3,047 m: 137
1,524 to 2,437 m: 132
914 to 1,523 m: 27
under 914 m: 83 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 60
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 27 (2010)

Heliports:
48 (2010)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
gas 38,566 km; oil 23,470 km; refined products 13,706 km (2010)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 86,000 km
country comparison to the world: 3
standard gauge: 86,000 km 1.435-m gauge (36,000 km electrified) (2009)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 3,860,800 km
country comparison to the world: 2
paved: 3,056,300 km (includes 65,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 804,500 km (2009)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
110,000 km (navigable waterways) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 1
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 2,010
country comparison to the world: 3
by type: barge carrier 6, bulk carrier 571, cargo 639, carrier 5, chemical tanker 98, container 204, liquefied gas 55, passenger 9, passenger/cargo 83, petroleum tanker 271, refrigerated cargo 35, roll on/roll off 9, specialized tanker 1, vehicle carrier 24
foreign-owned: 18 (Germany 1, Hong Kong 15, Japan 2)
registered in other countries: 1,623 (Bahamas 4, Bangladesh 1, Belize 64, Bermuda 13, Cambodia 203, Comoros 1, Cyprus 6, France 5, Georgia 11, Germany 2, Honduras 2, Hong Kong 432, India 1, Indonesia 1, Kiribati 28, Liberia 10, Malta 11, Marshall Islands 16, North Korea 1, Norway 25, Panama 574, Philippines 4, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 82, Sierra Leone 12, Singapore 26, South Korea 9, Thailand 1, Togo 2, Tuvalu 9, UK 7, unknown 59) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Dalian, Guangzhou, Ningbo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin


NOTE: 1) The information regarding China 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 China Transportation 2012 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about China 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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