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    Railways: total:  610 km

    standard gauge:  610 km 1.435-m gauge (1996)
    Highways: total:  15,965 km

    paved:  15,965 km (including 56 km of expressways)

    unpaved:  0 km (1998 est.)
    Waterways: none
    Pipelines: crude oil 708 km; petroleum products 290 km; natural gas 89 km
    Ports and harbors: Ashdod, Ashqelon, Elat (Eilat), Hadera, Haifa, Tel Aviv-Yafo
    Merchant marine: total:  17 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 631,582 GRT/745,011 DWT

    ships by type:  container 16, roll on/roll off 1 (2000 est.)
    Airports: 55 (2000 est.)
    Airports - with paved runways: total:  30

    over 3,047 m:  2

    2,438 to 3,047 m:  4

    1,524 to 2,437 m:  7

    914 to 1,523 m:  10

    under 914 m:  7 (2000 est.)
    Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  25

    1,524 to 2,437 m:  1

    914 to 1,523 m:  4

    under 914 m:  20 (2000 est.)
    Heliports: 2 (2000 est.)


    Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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