Transport in Greece
total: 2,571 km (764 km electrified)
standard gauge: 1,565 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 961 km 1.000-m gauge; 22 km 0.750-m gauge
dual gauge: 23 km combined 1.435 m and 1.000-m gauges (three rail system) (2004)
city with underground railway system: Athens
total: 117,000 km
paved: 107,406 km (including 1030 km of expressways - early 2006 estimation)
unpaved: 9,594 km (1996 est.)
The 80 km system consists of three coastal canals including the Corinth Canal(6 km) and three unconnected rivers. The Corinth Canal crosses the Isthmus of Corinth connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf and shortens the sea voyage from the Adriatic to Peiraiefs (Piraeus) by 325 km.
crude oil: 26 km
petroleum products: 547 km
Ports and harbors
total: 3338 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 109,377,819GRT/182,540,868DWT
ships by type (1999 est.)
under 914 m: 10 (2005)
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