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Railways


total: 795 km (includes 285 km private track) - Congo-Ocean Railway connects Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire.
narrow gauge: 795 km 1.067-m gauge (1995 est.)

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Railway links to adjacent countries

Maps

Map of the Republic of the Congo

Cities served by rail

(main stations only)

Timeline

2007

  • 12 April 2007 According to Engineering News, a South Korean consortium has agreed to build a new 800 km railway in the Congo-Brazzaville Republic in return for timber concessions. They would build a railway from Brazzaville to Ouesso in the Sangha region in the north-west of our country. A two-year feasibility study would take place before signing a final agreement with the government and starting construction work on the railway. [1] See CMKC Group.

2006

2003

Highways


total: 12,800 km
paved: 1,242 km
unpaved: 11,558 km (1996 est.)

Waterways

the Congo and Ubangi (Oubangui) rivers provide 1,120 km of commercially navigable water transport; other rivers are used for local traffic only

Pipelines

crude oil 25 km

Ports and harbors

Atlantic Ocean

Congo River

Other Rivers

Sangha River

Airports

36 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways


total: 4
over 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways


total: 32
1,524 to 2,437 m: 8
914 to 1,523 m: 14
under 914 m: 10 (1999 est.)

See also

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

References


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