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    France Transportation - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/france/france_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 29,519 km
      standard gauge: 29,352 km 1.435-m gauge (14,481 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 167 km 1.000-m gauge (2004)

      Highways:
      total: 893,100 km
      paved: 893,100 km (including 12,000 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 0 km (2002)

      Waterways:
      8,500 km (1,686 km accessible to craft of 3,000 metric tons) (2000)

      Pipelines:
      gas 14,232 km; oil 3,024 km; refined products 4,889 km (2004)

      Ports and harbors:
      Bordeaux, Calais, Dunkerque, La Pallice, Le Havre, Marseille, Nantes, Paris, Rouen, Strasbourg

      Merchant marine:
      total: 56 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 703,639 GRT/889,705 DWT
      by type: cargo 4, chemical tanker 6, liquefied gas 4, passenger 3, passenger/cargo 30, petroleum tanker 8, roll on/roll off 1
      foreign-owned: 6 (Sweden 5, Switzerland 1)
      registered in other countries: 139 (2005)

      Airports:
      478 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 283
      over 3,047 m: 13
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 28
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 95
      914 to 1,523 m: 82
      under 914 m: 65 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 195
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
      914 to 1,523 m: 72
      under 914 m: 120 (2004 est.)

      Heliports:
      3 (2004 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding France on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of France Transportation 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about France Transportation 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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