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SenegalTransportation

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Railways:
total: 906 km narrow gauge: 906 km 1.000-meter gauge (2004)
Highways:
total: 14,576 km paved: 4,271 km including 7 km of expressways unpaved: 10,305 km (2000)
Waterways:
1,000 km (primarily on Senegal, Saloum, and Casamance rivers) (2003)
Pipelines:
gas 564 km (2004)
Ports and harbors:
Dakar, Kaolack, Matam, Podor, Richard Toll, Saint-Louis, Ziguinchor
Airports:
20 (2004 est.)
Airports - with paved runways:
total: 9 over 3,047 m: 1 1,524 to 2,437 m: 6 914 to 1,523 m: 2 (2004 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 11 1,524 to 2,437 m: 6 914 to 1,523 m: 4 under 914 m: 1 (2004 est.)

More about Senegal:

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  • The World Factbook 2005, by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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