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Argentina transportation

Railways:
total: 38,326 km (160 km electrified)
broad gauge: 24,481 km 1.676-m gauge (134 km electrified)
standard gauge: 2,765 km 1.435-m gauge (26 km electrified)
narrow gauge: 11,080 km 1.000-m gauge (1999)

Highways:
total: 215,434 km
paved: 63,553 km (including 734 km of expressways)
unpaved: 151,881 km (1998 est.)

Waterways: 10,950 km navigable

Pipelines:
crude oil 4,090 km;
petroleum products 2,900 km;
natural gas 9,918 km

Ports and harbors:
Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Comodoro Rivadavia, Concepcion del Uruguay, La Plata, Mar del Plata, Necochea, Rio Gallegos, Rosario, Santa Fe, Ushuaia

Merchant marine:
total: 26 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 218,540 GRT/333,413 DWT

ships by type:
cargo 9, petroleum tanker 11, rail car carrier 1, refrigerated cargo 2, roll-on/roll-off 1, short-sea passenger 2 (1999 est.)

Airports: 1,359 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 142 over 3,047 m:
5 over 2,438 to 3,047 m:
26 over 1,524 to 2,437 m:
60 over 914 to 1,523 m:
44 under 914 m:
7 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 1,217 over 3,047 m:
2 over 2,438 to 3,047 m:
2 over 1,524 to 2,437 m:
63 over 914 to 1,523 m:
614 under 914 m: 536 (1999 est.)

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