Transportation and Telecommunications
Roads: 226,000 kilometers in 1992, of which 11,000 kilometers four lanes or more.
Railroads: 40,000 kilometers in 1994, of which 16,000 kilometers electrified.
Airports: 660 total. Twelve civilian airports provide passenger and cargo service within country and to rest of world.
Ports: Several dozen large, well-equipped ocean and inland ports.
Inland Waterways: 6,900 kilometers of navigable inland waterways, including extensive system of canals. Inland waterways account for about 20 percent of freight shipping.
Telecommunications: Highly developed, modern tele-communications service linking all parts of the country and connecting with systems abroad.
Data as of August 1995