BULGARIA DREAM AREA CONFERENCE 2002

Central Intelligence Agency: Transportation

Railways
total: 4,294 km
standard gauge: 4,049 km 1.435-m gauge (2,710 km electrified; 917 km double-track)
narrow gauge: 245 km 0.760-m gauge (1998)

Highways
total: 36,724 km
paved: 33,786 km (including 314 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,938 km (1999)

Waterways
470 km (1987)

Pipelines
petroleum products 525 km; natural gas 1,500 km (1999)

Ports and harbors
Burgas, Lom, Nesebur, Ruse, Varna, Vidin

Merchant marine
total: 81 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 938,706 GRT/1,440,374 DWT
ships by type: bulk 44, cargo 16, chemical tanker 4, container 2, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 6, railcar carrier 2, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 3, short-sea passenger 1, specialized tanker 1 (2000 est.)

Airports
215 (2000 est.)

Airports - with paved runways
total: 128
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 19
1,524 to 2,437 m: 15
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 92 (2000 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways
total: 87
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 10
under 914 m: 75 (2000 est.)

Heliports
1 (2000 est.)