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Kenya Transportation

Kenya    Transportation Top of Page
Railways: total:  2,778 km

narrow gauge:  2,778 km 1.000-m gauge

note:  the line connecting Nairobi with the port of Mombasa is the most important in the country
Highways: total:  63,800 km

paved:  8,868 km

unpaved:  54,932 km (1996)
Waterways: NA

note:  part of the Lake Victoria system is within the boundaries of Kenya
Pipelines: petroleum products 483 km
Ports and harbors: Kisumu, Lamu, Mombasa
Merchant marine: total:  2 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 4,893 GRT/6,255 DWT

ships by type:  petroleum tanker 1, roll on/roll off 1 (2000 est.)
Airports: 230 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  22

over 3,047 m:  4

2,438 to 3,047 m:  1

1,524 to 2,437 m:  3

914 to 1,523 m:  13

under 914 m:  1 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  208

2,438 to 3,047 m:  1

1,524 to 2,437 m:  14

914 to 1,523 m:  109

under 914 m:  84 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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