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    Korea, North Transportation - 2005
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    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 5,214 km
      standard gauge: 5,214 km 1.435-m gauge (3,500 km electrified) (2004)

      Highways:
      total: 31,200 km
      paved: 1,997 km
      unpaved: 29,203 km (1999 est.)

      Waterways:
      2,250 km
      note: most navigable only by small craft (2004)

      Pipelines:
      oil 154 km (2004)

      Ports and harbors:
      Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Kimch'aek, Kosong, Najin, Namp'o, Sinuiju, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Ungsang, Wonsan

      Merchant marine:
      total: 238 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 985,108 GRT/1,389,389 DWT
      by type: bulk carrier 13, cargo 191, container 2, livestock carrier 4, passenger/cargo 5, petroleum tanker 13, refrigerated cargo 5, roll on/roll off 5
      foreign-owned: 52 (China 1, Denmark 2, France 1, Greece 4, Italy 1, Lebanon 4, Lithuania 1, Netherlands 1, Pakistan 2, Romania 10, Russia 2, Singapore 2, South Korea 2, Syria 9, Turkey 6, Ukraine 1, UAE 3) (2005)

      Airports:
      78 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 35
      over 3,047 m: 2
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 23
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
      914 to 1,523 m: 1
      under 914 m: 3 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 43
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 20
      914 to 1,523 m: 14
      under 914 m: 8 (2004 est.)

      Heliports:
      19 (2004 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Korea, North on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Korea, North Transportation 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea, North Transportation 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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