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Nigeria Transportation 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 23,

Airports:
54 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 86
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 38
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 9
2,438 to 3,047 m: 11
1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
914 to 1,523 m: 5
under 914 m: 3 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 16
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 11
under 914 m: 2 (2010)

Heliports:
4 (2010)
[see also: Heliports country ranks ]

Pipelines:
condensate 26 km; gas 2,756 km; liquid petroleum gas 97 km; oil 3,441 km; refined products 4,090 km (2010)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,505 km
country comparison to the world: 49
narrow gauge: 3,505 km 1.067-m gauge (2010)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 193,200 km
country comparison to the world: 26
paved: 28,980 km
unpaved: 164,220 km (2004)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
8,600 km (Niger and Benue rivers and smaller rivers and creeks) (2009)
country comparison to the world: 15
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 98
country comparison to the world: 51
by type: cargo 4, chemical tanker 30, liquefied gas 2, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 60, specialized tanker 1
foreign-owned: 4 (India 1, Spain 1, UK 2)
registered in other countries: 37 (Bahamas 2, Belize 2, Bermuda 11, Comoros 1, Italy 1, Liberia 4, Malaysia 1, Malta 1, North Korea 1, Panama 7, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, Seychelles 1, unknown 4) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Bonny Inshore Terminal, Calabar, Lagos

Transportation - note:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the Niger Delta and Gulf of Guinea as high risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships; in 2010, 19 commercial vessels were boarded or attacked with most occurring in the vicinity of the port of Lagos; crews were robbed and stores or cargoes stolen


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