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Zambia Transportation

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Railways: total:  2,164 km (1995)

narrow gauge:  2,164 km 1.067-m gauge (13 km double track)

note:  the total includes 891 km of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), which operates 1,860 km of 1.067-m narrow gauge track between Dar es Salaam and Kapiri Mposhi where it connects to the Zambia Railways system; TAZARA is not a part of the Zambia Railways system; Zambia Railways assets are scheduled for concessioning in 2001
Highways: total:  66,781 km

paved:  NA km

unpaved:  NA km (1997 est.)
Waterways: 2,250 km

note:  includes Lake Tanganyika and the Zambezi and Luapula rivers
Pipelines: crude oil 1,724 km
Ports and harbors: Mpulungu
Airports: 112 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  13

over 3,047 m:  1

2,438 to 3,047 m:  3

1,524 to 2,437 m:  5

914 to 1,523 m:  3

under 914 m:  1 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  99

2,438 to 3,047 m:  1

1,524 to 2,437 m:  2

914 to 1,523 m:  65

under 914 m:  31 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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