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Paraguay Transportation

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Railways: total:  971 km

standard gauge:  441 km 1.435-m gauge

narrow gauge:  60 km 1.000-m gauge

note:  there are 470 km of various gauges that are privately owned
Highways: total:  25,901 km

paved:  3,067 km

unpaved:  22,834 km (2001)
Waterways: 3,100 km
Ports and harbors: Asuncion, Villeta, San Antonio, Encarnacion
Merchant marine: total:  20 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 31,066 GRT/35,441 DWT

ships by type:  cargo 14, chemical tanker 1, petroleum tanker 3, roll on/roll off 2 (2000 est.)
Airports: 915 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  11

over 3,047 m:  3

1,524 to 2,437 m:  4

914 to 1,523 m:  4 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  904

1,524 to 2,437 m:  29

914 to 1,523 m:  340

under 914 m:  535 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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