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Railways:
total: 32,175 km
standard gauge: 32,008 km 1.435-m gauge (14,320 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 167 km 1.000-m gauge (2003)
Highways:
total: 894,000 km
paved: 894,000 km (including 11,500 km of expressways)
unpaved: 0 km (2000)
Waterways:
8,500 km (1,686 km accessible to craft of 3,000 metric tons) (2000)
Pipelines:
gas 13,946 km; oil 3,024 km; refined products 4,889 km (2003)
Ports and harbors:
Bordeaux, Boulogne, Cherbourg, Dijon, Dunkerque, La Pallice, Le Havre, Lyon, Marseille, Mulhouse, Nantes, Paris, Rouen, Saint Nazaire, Saint Malo, Strasbourg (2003)
Merchant marine:
total: 32 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 703,639 GRT/889,705 DWT
by type: cargo 3, chemical tanker 6, container 2, liquefied gas 4, passenger 1, petroleum tanker 10, roll on/roll off 2, short-sea/passenger 4
registered in other countries: 118 (2003 est.)
foreign-owned: Germany 1, Monaco 2, New Caledonia 1, Sweden 5
Airports:
477 (2003 est.)
Airports - with paved runways:
total: 281
over 3,047 m: 13
2,438 to 3,047 m: 28
914 to 1,523 m: 82
under 914 m: 63 (2003 est.)
1,524 to 2,437 m: 95
Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 196
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 70
under 914 m: 123 (2003 est.)
Heliports:
3 (2003 est.)
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