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Bolivia Transportation

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Railways: total:  3,691 km (single track)

narrow gauge:  3,652 km 1.000-m gauge; 39 km 0.760-m gauge (13 km electrified) (1995)
Highways: total:  49,400 km

paved:  2,500 km (including 30 km of expressways)

unpaved:  46,900 km (1996)
Waterways: 10,000 km (commercially navigable)
Pipelines: crude oil 1,800 km; petroleum products 580 km; natural gas 1,495 km
Ports and harbors: none; however, Bolivia has free port privileges in maritime ports in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Paraguay
Merchant marine: total:  42 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 141,017 GRT/211,058 DWT

ships by type:  bulk 5, cargo 20, chemical tanker 3, container 1, petroleum tanker 10, roll on/roll off 3 (2000 est.)
Airports: 1,093 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  13

over 3,047 m:  4

2,438 to 3,047 m:  3

1,524 to 2,437 m:  4

914 to 1,523 m:  2 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  1,080

2,438 to 3,047 m:  3

1,524 to 2,437 m:  65

914 to 1,523 m:  212

under 914 m:  800 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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