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Finland Transportation

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Railways: total:  5,865 km

broad gauge:  5,865 km 1.524-m gauge (2,192 km electrified; 480 km double or multiple track) (1998)
Highways: total:  77,796 km

paved:  49,789 km (including 444 km of expressways)

unpaved:  28,042 km (1999)
Waterways: 6,675 km

note:  includes Saimaa Canal; 3,700 km suitable for large ships
Pipelines: natural gas 580 km
Ports and harbors: Hamina, Helsinki, Kokkola, Kotka, Loviisa, Oulu, Pori, Rauma, Turku, Uusikaupunki, Varkaus
Merchant marine: total:  98 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,172,808 GRT/1,138,175 DWT

ships by type:  bulk 9, cargo 23, chemical tanker 5, passenger 1, petroleum tanker 11, railcar carrier 1, roll on/roll off 37, short-sea passenger 11 (2000 est.)
Airports: 159 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  69

over 3,047 m:  3

2,438 to 3,047 m:  26

1,524 to 2,437 m:  10

914 to 1,523 m:  20

under 914 m:  10 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  90

914 to 1,523 m:  6

under 914 m:  84 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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