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Norway Transportation

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Railways: total:  4,012 km

standard gauge:  4,012 km 1.435-m gauge (2,530 km electrified; 96 km double track) (1998)
Highways: total:  91,180 km

paved:  67,838 km (including 109 km of expressways)

unpaved:  23,342 km (1999)
Waterways: 1,577 km (along west coast)

note:  navigable by 2.4 m maximum draft vessels
Pipelines: refined petroleum products 53 km
Ports and harbors: Bergen, Drammen, Floro, Hammerfest, Harstad, Haugesund, Kristiansand, Larvik, Narvik, Oslo, Porsgrunn, Stavanger, Tromso, Trondheim
Merchant marine: total:  764 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 20,667,370 GRT/32,100,208 DWT

ships by type:  bulk 89, cargo 139, chemical tanker 114, combination bulk 9, combination ore/oil 37, container 15, liquefied gas 84, passenger 10, petroleum tanker 151, refrigerated cargo 10, roll on/roll off 45, short-sea passenger 22, specialized tanker 1, vehicle carrier 38

note:  includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Germany 1, Japan 1, Mexico 1, Sweden 1 (2000 est.)
Airports: 103 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  67

over 3,047 m:  1

2,438 to 3,047 m:  12

1,524 to 2,437 m:  12

914 to 1,523 m:  14

under 914 m:  28 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  36

914 to 1,523 m:  5

under 914 m:  31 (2000 est.)
Heliports: 1 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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