Greece Communications - 1986


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Railroads: 2,479 km total; 1,565 km 1.435-meter standard gauge of which 36 km electrified and 100 km double track, 889 km 1.000-meter gauge; 22 km 0.750-meter nar row gauge, all government owned

Highways: 38,938 km total; 16,090 km paved, 13,676 km crushed stone and gravel, 5,632 km improved earth, 3,540 km unimproved earth

Inland waterways: system consists of three coastal canals and three unconnected rivers, which provide navigable length of just under 80 km

Pipelines: crude oil, 26 km; refined products, 547 km

Ports:2 major, 12 secondary, 37 minor

Airfields: 81 total, 78 usable, 57 with permanent-surface runways; 1 with runways over 3,659 m, 21 with runways 2,4403,659 m, 21 with runways 1,220-2,439 m

Telecommunications: adequate, modern networks reach all areas on mainland islands; 3.31 million telephones (33.5 per 100 popl.); 28 AM, 37 FM, and 292 TV stations; 6 submarine cables; 1 satellite station with 2 Atlantic Ocean antennas and 1 Indian

Ocean antenna

NOTE: The information regarding Greece on this page is re-published from the 1986 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Greece 1986 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece 1986 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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