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Bangladesh Transportation 2006

Airports: 16 (2006)
Airports - with paved runways: total: 15 over 3,047 m: 1 2,438 to 3,047 m: 4 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 914 to 1,523 m: 1 under 914 m: 5 (2006)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 1 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (2006)
Pipelines: gas 2,604 km (2006)
Railways: total: 2,768 km broad gauge: 946 km 1.676-m gauge narrow gauge: 1,822 km 1.000-m gauge (2005)
Roadways: total: 239,226 km paved: 22,726 km unpaved: 216,500 km (2003)
Waterways: 8,372 km note: includes 5,635 km main cargo routes; network reduced to 5,200 km in dry season (2005)
Merchant marine: total: 42 ships (1000 GRT or over) 341,733 GRT/485,840 DWT by type: bulk carrier 3, cargo 29, container 6, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 3 foreign-owned: 1 (China 1) registered in other countries: 10 (Antigua and Barbuda 4, Comoros 1, Malta 3, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, Singapore 1) (2006)
Ports and terminals: Chittagong, Mongla Port

NOTE: The transportation information regarding Bangladesh on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bangladesh Transportation 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Transportation 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.