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Railways: total:  1,583 km in common carrier service; does not include industrial lines

broad gauge:  1,583 km 1.520-m gauge (1993)
Highways: total:  33,900 km

paved:  29,500 km (these roads are said to be hard-surfaced, and include, in addition to conventionally paved roads, some that are surfaced with gravel or other coarse aggregate, making them trafficable in all weather)

unpaved:  4,400 km (these roads are made of unstabilized earth and are difficult to negotiate in wet weather) (1990)
Waterways: none
Pipelines: crude oil 370 km; refined products 300 km; natural gas 440 km (1992)
Ports and harbors: Bat'umi, P'ot'i, Sokhumi
Merchant marine: total:  37 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 131,316 GRT/190,289 DWT

ships by type:  bulk 3, cargo 25, chemical tanker 2, container 2, petroleum tanker 4, roll on/roll off 1 (2000 est.)
Airports: 31 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  16

over 3,047 m:  1

2,438 to 3,047 m:  8

1,524 to 2,437 m:  2

914 to 1,523 m:  2

under 914 m:  3 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  15

2,438 to 3,047 m:  1

1,524 to 2,437 m:  4

914 to 1,523 m:  4

under 914 m:  6 (2000 est.)
Transportation - note: transportation network is in poor condition resulting from ethnic conflict, criminal activities, and fuel shortages; network lacks maintenance and repair

 

Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook








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