Kyrgyzstan



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Kyrgyzstan Transportation 2001

Railways: total:  370 km in common carrier service; does not include industrial lines broad gauge:  370 km 1.520-m gauge (1990)
Highways: total:  18,500 km (including 140 km of expressways) paved:  16,854 km (these roads are said to be hard-surfaced, and include, in addition to conventionally paved roads, some that are surfaced with gravel or other coarse aggregate, making them trafficable in all weather) unpaved:  1,646 km (these roads are made of unstabilized earth and are difficult to negotiate in wet weather) (1996)
Waterways: 600 km (1990)
Pipelines: natural gas 200 km
Ports and harbors: Balykchy (Ysyk-Kol or Rybach'ye)
Airports: 50 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  4 over 3,047 m:  1 2,438 to 3,047 m:  1 1,524 to 2,437 m:  1 914 to 1,523 m:  1 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  46 2,438 to 3,047 m:  3 1,524 to 2,437 m:  5 914 to 1,523 m:  6 under 914 m:  32 (2000 est.)

NOTE: The transportation information regarding Kyrgyzstan on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kyrgyzstan Transportation 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kyrgyzstan Transportation 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.