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Cuba Transportation

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Railways: total:  11,969 km

standard gauge:  4,807 km 1.435-m gauge (147 km electrified)

note:  in addition to the 4,807 km of standard gauge track in public use, 7,162 km of track is in private use by sugar plantations; about 90% of the private use track is standard gauge and the rest is narrow gauge (2000)
Highways: total:  60,858 km

paved:  29,820 km (including 638 km of expressway)

unpaved:  31,038 km (1997)
Waterways: 240 km
Ports and harbors: Cienfuegos, Havana, Manzanillo, Mariel, Matanzas, Nuevitas, Santiago de Cuba
Merchant marine: total:  15 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 54,821 GRT/78,062 DWT

ships by type:  bulk 1, cargo 7, liquefied gas 1, petroleum tanker 1, refrigerated cargo 5 (2000 est.)
Airports: 171 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  77

over 3,047 m:  7

2,438 to 3,047 m:  9

1,524 to 2,437 m:  16

914 to 1,523 m:  10

under 914 m:  35 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  94

914 to 1,523 m:  31

under 914 m:  63 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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