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Uruguay Transportation

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Railways: total:  2,073 km

standard gauge:  2,073 km 1.435-m gauge (2000)
Highways: total:  8,983 km

paved:  8,085 km

unpaved:  898 km (1999)
Waterways: 1,600 km ( used by coastal and shallow-draft river craft)
Ports and harbors: Fray Bentos, Montevideo, Nueva Palmira, Paysandu, Punta del Este, Colonia, Piriapolis
Merchant marine: total:  2 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 7,752 GRT/5,228 DWT

ships by type:  petroleum tanker 1, roll on/roll off 1 (2000 est.)
Airports: 64 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  15

2,438 to 3,047 m:  1

1,524 to 2,437 m:  5

914 to 1,523 m:  8

under 914 m:  1 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  49

1,524 to 2,437 m:  2

914 to 1,523 m:  16

under 914 m:  31 (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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