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Korea, North Transportation Profile 2017

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Railwaystotal: 7,435 km
standard gauge: 7,435 km 1.435-m gauge (5,400 km electrified)
note: figures are approximate; some narrow-gauge railway also exists (2014)
Roadwaystotal: 25,554 km
paved: 724 km
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
Waterways2,250 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2011)
Pipelinesoil 6 km (2013)
Ports and terminalsmajor seaport(s): Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Namp'o, Senbong, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Wonsan
Merchant marinetotal: 158
by type: bulk carrier 6, cargo 131, carrier 1, chemical tanker 1, container 4, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 12, refrigerated cargo 2
foreign-owned: 13 (Belgium 1, China 3, Nigeria 1, Singapore 1, South Korea 1, Syria 4, UAE 2)
registered in other countries: 6 (Mongolia 1, Sierra Leone 2, unknown 3) (2010)
Airports82 (2013)
Airports - with paved runwaystotal: 39
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 22
1,524 to 2,437 m: 8
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 4 (2013)
Airports - with unpaved runwaystotal: 43
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 17
914 to 1,523 m: 15
under 914 m: 8 (2013)
Heliports23 (2013)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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