Spain facts: Transportation

Spain facts: Transportation

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Facts on transportation in Spain.

Airports
Total: 154
Country comparison to the world: 35
Main airports in Spain: Alicante, Almeria, Barcelona, Bilbao, Ceuta, Fuerteventura, Girona, Ibiza, Las Palmas, Lanzarote, Madrid, Majorca, Malaga, Melilla, Menorca, Murcia, Valencia, San Sebastian, Santiago de Compstella, Seville, Tenerife (North) and Tenerife (South).

Railways
Total: 15,293 km
Country comparison to the world: 18
Broad gauge: 11,919 km; 1.668 m gauge (6,950 km electrified)
Standard gauge: 1,392 km; 1.435 m gauge (1,054 km electrified)
Narrow gauge: 1,954 km; 1.000 m gauge (815 km electrified); 28 km; 0.914 m gauge

Roads
Total: 681,298 km (includes 15,152 km of motorways)
Country comparison to the world: 10

Waterways
Total: 1,000 km
Country comparison to the world: 65
Ports and terminals in Spain: Algeciras, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Las Palmas, Tarragona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Valencia.

 


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