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Sudan Transportation

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Railways: total:  5,311 km

narrow gauge:  4,595 km 1.067-m gauge; 716 km 1.6096-m gauge plantation line

note:  the main line linking Khartoum to Port Sudan carries over two-thirds of Sudan's rail traffic
Highways: total:  11,900 km

paved:  4,320 km

unpaved:  7,580 km (1996)
Waterways: 5,310 km
Pipelines: refined products 815 km
Ports and harbors: Juba, Khartoum, Kusti, Malakal, Nimule, Port Sudan, Sawakin
Merchant marine: total:  4 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 38,093 GRT/49,727 DWT

ships by type:  cargo 2, roll on/roll off 2 (2000 est.)
Airports: 61 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  12

over 3,047 m:  1

2,438 to 3,047 m:  8

1,524 to 2,437 m:  3 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  49

1,524 to 2,437 m:  15

914 to 1,523 m:  25

under 914 m:  9 (2000 est.)
Heliports: 1 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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