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Iran Transportation 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 21,

Airports:
319 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 24
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 133
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 42
2,438 to 3,047 m: 27
1,524 to 2,437 m: 24
914 to 1,523 m: 34
under 914 m: 6 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 186
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
914 to 1,523 m: 142
under 914 m: 33 (2010)

Heliports:
19 (2010)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 7 km; condensate/gas 12 km; gas 20,155 km; liquid petroleum gas 570 km; oil 7,123 km; refined products 7,937 km (2010)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 8,442 km
country comparison to the world: 26
broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge
standard gauge: 8,348 km 1.435-m gauge (148 km electrified) (2008)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 172,927 km
country comparison to the world: 28
paved: 125,908 km (includes 1,429 km of expressways)
unpaved: 47,019 km (2006)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
850 km (on Karun River; some navigation on Lake Urmia) (2009)
country comparison to the world: 70
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 74
country comparison to the world: 57
by type: bulk carrier 11, cargo 40, chemical tanker 5, container 9, liquefied gas 1, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 1, refrigerated cargo 2, roll on/roll off 2
foreign-owned: 1 (UAE 1)
registered in other countries: 78 (Barbados 4, Bolivia 1, Cyprus 10, Hong Kong 1, Malta 56, Panama 5, Ukraine 1) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Assaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Bandar-e-Eman Khomeyni


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