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Transportation in Algeria
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Transportation in Algeria

Railways: total: 3,973 km standard gauge: 2,888 km 1.435-m gauge (283 km electrified; 215 km double track) narrow gauge: 1,085 km 1.055-m gauge (2002)

Highways: total: 104,000 km paved: 71,656 km (including 640 km of expressways) unpaved: 32,344 km (1996 est.)

Pipelines: crude oil 6,612 km; petroleum products 298 km; natural gas 2,948 km

Ports and harbors: Algiers, Annaba, Arzew, Bejaia, Beni Saf, Dellys, Djendjene, Ghazaouet, Jijel, Mostaganem, Oran, Skikda, Tenes

Merchant marine: total: 69 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 884,032 GRT/1,094,104 DWT ships by type: bulk 9, cargo 23, chemical tanker 6, liquified gas 10, petroleum tanker 4, roll-on/roll-off 12, short-sea passenger 4, specialized tanker 1, includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: United Arab Emirates 2 (2002 est.)

Airports: 136 (2002 est.)

Airports - with paved runways: total: 54 over 3,047 m: 9 2,438 to 3,047 m: 27 1,524 to 2,437 m: 12 914 to 1,523 m: 5 under 914 m: 1 (2002 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 82 2,438 to 3,047 m: 2 1,524 to 2,437 m: 23 914 to 1,523 m: 38 under 914 m: 19 (2002 est.)

Heliports: 1 (2002 est.)

Reference

Much of the material in this article comes from the CIA World Factbook 2003.

See also : Algeria