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Taiwan Transportations
 
 
 
 
 

Railways:

total: 2,497 km
narrow gauge: 1,097 km 1.067-m gauge (685 km electrified)
note: 1,400 km .762-m gauge (belonging to the Taiwan Sugar Corporation and to the Taiwan Forestry Bureau used to haul products and limited numbers of passengers (2004)

Highways:

total: 37,299 km
paved: 35,621 km (including 608 km of expressways)
unpaved: 1,678 km (2002)

Pipelines:

condensate 25 km; gas 435 km (2004)

Ports and harbors:

Chi-lung ( Keelung ), Hua-lien, Kao-hsiung, Su-ao, T'ai-chung

Merchant marine:

total: 126 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 3,417,768 GRT /5,617,318 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 36, cargo 23, chemical tanker 2, container 37, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 15, refrigerated cargo 9, roll on/roll off 1
foreign-owned: 3 ( Hong Kong 3)
registered in other countries: 432 (2005)

Airports:

40 (2004 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:

total: 37
over 3,047 m: 8
2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
1,524 to 2,437 m: 12
914 to 1,523 m: 8
under 914 m: 1 (2004 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:

total: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
under 914 m: 2 (2004 est.)

Heliports:

3 (2004 est.)

 

 
 

 



 


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