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Ghana Transportation

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Railways: total:  953 km (undergoing major rehabilitation)

narrow gauge:  953 km 1.067-m gauge (32 km double track) (1997 est.)
Highways: total:  39,409 km

paved:  11,653 km (including 30 km of expressways)

unpaved:  27,756 km (1997)
Waterways: 1,293 km

note:  Volta, Ankobra, and Tano Rivers provide 168 km of perennial navigation for launches and lighters; Lake Volta provides 1,125 km of arterial and feeder waterways
Pipelines: 0 km
Ports and harbors: Takoradi, Tema
Merchant marine: total:  6 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 13,484 GRT/18,583 DWT

ships by type:  petroleum tanker 2, refrigerated cargo 4 (2000 est.)
Airports: 12 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  6

2,438 to 3,047 m:  1

1,524 to 2,437 m:  3

914 to 1,523 m:  2 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  6

1,524 to 2,437 m:  1

914 to 1,523 m:  3

under 914 m:  2 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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