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Egypt Transportation

Egypt    Transportation Top of Page
Railways: total:  4,955 km

standard gauge:  4,955 km 1,435-m gauge (42 km electrified; 1,560 km double track) (2000)
Highways: total:  64,000 km

paved:  50,000 km

unpaved:  14,000 km (1996)
Waterways: 3,500 km

note:  including the Nile, Lake Nasser, Alexandria-Cairo Waterway, and numerous smaller canals in the delta; Suez Canal (193.5 km including approaches), used by oceangoing vessels drawing up to 16.1 m of water
Pipelines: crude oil 1,171 km; petroleum products 596 km; natural gas 460 km
Ports and harbors: Alexandria, Al Ghardaqah, Aswan, Asyut, Bur Safajah, Damietta, Marsa Matruh, Port Said, Suez
Merchant marine: total:  181 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,336,678 GRT/1,982,220 DWT

ships by type:  bulk 23, cargo 61, container 2, liquefied gas 1, passenger 61, petroleum tanker 15, roll on/roll off 15, short-sea passenger 3 (2000 est.)
Airports: 90 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  69

over 3,047 m:  12

2,438 to 3,047 m:  35

1,524 to 2,437 m:  17

914 to 1,523 m:  2

under 914 m:  3 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  21

2,438 to 3,047 m:  2

1,524 to 2,437 m:  2

914 to 1,523 m:  7

under 914 m:  10 (2000 est.)
Heliports: 2 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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