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Madagascar Transportation 2001

Railways: total:  883 km narrow gauge:  883 km 1.000-m gauge (1994)
Highways: total:  49,837 km paved:  5,781 km unpaved:  44,056 km (1996)
Waterways: note:  of local importance only
Ports and harbors: Antsiranana, Antsohimbondrona, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara
Merchant marine: total:  13 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 24,819 GRT/34,173 DWT ships by type:  cargo 7, chemical tanker 1, liquefied gas 1, petroleum tanker 2, roll on/roll off 2 (2000 est.)
Airports: 130 (2000 est.)
Airports - with paved runways: total:  29 over 3,047 m:  1 2,438 to 3,047 m:  2 1,524 to 2,437 m:  5 914 to 1,523 m:  19 under 914 m:  2 (2000 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways: total:  101 1,524 to 2,437 m:  2 914 to 1,523 m:  56 under 914 m:  43 (2000 est.)

NOTE: The transportation information regarding Madagascar 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 Madagascar Transportation 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Madagascar Transportation 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.