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Railways: total:  370 km in common carrier service; does not include industrial lines

broad gauge:  370 km 1.520-m gauge (1990)
Highways: total:  18,500 km (including 140 km of expressways)

paved:  16,854 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:  1,646 km (these roads are made of unstabilized earth and are difficult to negotiate in wet weather) (1996)
Waterways: 600 km (1990)
Pipelines: natural gas 200 km
Ports and harbors: Balykchy (Ysyk-Kol or Rybach'ye)
Airports: 50 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  4

over 3,047 m:  1

2,438 to 3,047 m:  1

1,524 to 2,437 m:  1

914 to 1,523 m:  1 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  46

2,438 to 3,047 m:  3

1,524 to 2,437 m:  5

914 to 1,523 m:  6

under 914 m:  32 (2000 est.)

 

Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook








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