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Bangladesh Transportation 2003

Railways: total: 2,706 km broad gauge: 884 km 1.676-m gauge narrow gauge: 1,822 km 1.000-m gauge (2002)
Highways: total: 207,486 km paved: 19,773 km unpaved: 187,713 km (1999)
Waterways: up to 8,046 km depending on season note: includes 3,058 km main cargo routes
Pipelines: gas 2,016 km (2003)
Ports and harbors: Chittagong, Dhaka, Mongla Port, Narayanganj
Merchant marine: total: 40 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 314,437 GRT/436,465 DWT ships by type: bulk 2, cargo 23, container 11, passenger 1, petroleum tanker 2, refrigerated cargo 1 (2002 est.)
Airports: 18 (2002)
Airports - with paved runways: total: 15 over 3,047 m: 1 2,438 to 3,047 m: 3 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 914 to 1,523 m: 1 under 914 m: 6 (2002)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 3 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 under 914 m: 2 (2002)

NOTE: The transportation information regarding Bangladesh on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bangladesh Transportation 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Transportation 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.