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Portugal Transportation 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 23,

Airports:
65 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 77
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 43
[see also: Airports - with paved runways - total country ranks ]
over 3,047 m: 5
2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
1,524 to 2,437 m: 7
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 10 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 22
[see also: Airports - with unpaved runways - total country ranks ]
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 21 (2010)

Pipelines:
gas 1,307 km; oil 11 km; refined products 188 km (2010)
[see also: Pipelines country ranks ]

Railways:
total: 3,319 km
country comparison to the world: 53
broad gauge: 2,700 km 1.668-m gauge (1,436 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 192 km 1.000-m gauge; 427 km 0.760-m gauge (2010)
[see also: Railways country ranks ]

Roadways:
total: 82,900 km
country comparison to the world: 56
paved: 71,294 km (includes 2,613 km of expressways)
unpaved: 11,606 km (2008)
[see also: Roadways country ranks ]

Waterways:
210 km (on Douro River from Porto) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 96
[see also: Waterways country ranks ]

Merchant marine:
total: 111
country comparison to the world: 47
by type: bulk carrier 8, cargo 33, carrier 1, chemical tanker 17, container 8, liquefied gas 9, passenger 13, passenger/cargo 5, petroleum tanker 7, roll on/roll off 1, vehicle carrier 9
foreign-owned: 80 (Belgium 8, Denmark 4, Germany 13, Greece 5, Italy 10, Japan 9, Mexico 1, Netherlands 1, Norway 1, Spain 15, Sweden 6, Switzerland 3, US 4)
registered in other countries: 14 (Cyprus 2, Malta 3, Panama 9) (2010)
[see also: Merchant marine country ranks ]

Ports and terminals:
Leixoes, Lisbon, Setubal, Sines


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