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Lebanon Transportation
Railways:
total: 401 km
standard gauge: 319 km 1.435-m
note: rail system was unusable because of damage during the civil war in the 1980s; short sections are operable (2003)
narrow gauge: 82 km 1.050-m
Highways:
total: 7,300 km
paved: 6,198 km
unpaved: 1,102 km (1999 est.)
Pipelines:
oil 209 km (2003)
Ports and harbors:
Antilyas, Batroun, Beirut, Chekka, El Mina, Ez Zahrani, Jbail, Jounie, Naqoura, Sidon, Tripoli, Tyre
Merchant marine:
total: 49 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 198,602 GRT/248,313 DWT
registered in other countries: 52 (2003 est.)
foreign-owned: Greece 7, India 1, Netherlands 4, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, Spain 1, Syria 2
by type: bulk 5, cargo 23, chemical tanker 1, combination bulk 1, container 2, liquefied gas 1, livestock carrier 8, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 4, vehicle carrier 3
Airports:
8 (2003 est.)
Airports - with paved runways:
total: 5
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
under 914 m: 1 (2003 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 1 (2003 est.)
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