Transport in Mozambique: Wikis

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Railways


total: 3,123 km
narrow gauge: 2,983 km of 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) gauge;
narrow gauge: 140 km of 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) gauge (2005)

  • The railways do not all interconnect.
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Standards

Railway links to adjacent countries

  • Malawi Malawi on Nacala line in operation; link to Sena Line, out of service
  • South Africa South Africa yes - same gauge - 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
  • Swaziland Swaziland yes - same gauge - 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
  • Tanzania Tanzania no direct link - break of gauge - 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)/1,000 mm (3 ft 3+38 in)
  • Zambia Zambia no direct link
  • Zimbabwe Zimbabwe yes - same gauge - 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in), from Beira and from Maputo (Limpopo Line)

Maps

Timeline

2008

Towns served by railways

Highways


total: 30,400 km
paved: 5,685 km
unpaved: 24,715 km (1996 est.)

Waterways

3,750 km (navigable routes)

Pipelines

crude oil 306 km; petroleum products 289 km
note: none of the pipelines are operating

Ports and harbors

Indian Ocean

Merchant marine


total: 3 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 4,125 GRT/7,024 metric tons deadweight (DWT)
ships by type: cargo 3
note: includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Belgium 2 (2002 est.)

Airports

158 (2006)

The main airport in the country is Maputo International Airport, which is also the hub of Mozambique's flag carrier, LAM Mozambique Airlines.

Airports - with paved runways


total: 22
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 10
914 to 1,523 m: 3
under 914 m: 5 (2006)

Airports - with unpaved runways


total: 136
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 14
914 to 1,523 m: 34
under 914 m: 87 (2006)

See also

References

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the CIA World Factbook.


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