The 1997 CIA World Factbook

The 1997 CIA World Factbook

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Excerpt: ...@Korea, North: Transportation Railways: total: 5,000 km standard gauge: 4,095 km 1.435-m gauge (3,500 km electrified; 159 km double track) narrow gauge: 665 km 0.762-m gauge dual gauge: 240 km (standard and broad gauge) (1996 est.) Highways: total: 23,000 to 30,000 km paved: 1,725 km unpaved: 21,275 to 28,275 km (1990 est.) Waterways: 2,253 km; mostly navigable by small craft only Pipelines: crude oil 37 km Ports and harbors: Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Kimch'aek, Kosong, Najin, Namp'o, Sinuiju, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Ungsang, Wonsan Merchant marine: total: 99 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 641,090 GRT/899,243 DWT ships by type: bulk 8, cargo 83, combination bulk 1, oil tanker 2, passenger 2, passenger-cargo 1, short-sea passenger 2 note: North Korea owns an additional 5 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 58,435 DWT operating under the registries of Cambodia, Honduras, and Poland (1996 est.) Airports: 49 (1994 est.) Airports - with paved runways: total: 22 over 3,047 m: 2 2,438 to 3,047 m: 15 1,524 to 2,437 m: 2 914 to 1,523 m: 1 under 914 m: 2 (1994 est.) Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 27 2,438 to 3,047 m: 4 1,524 to 2,437 m: 5 914 to 1,523 m: 12 under 914 m: 6 (1994 est.) Military Military branches: Korean People's Army (includes Army, Navy, Air Force), Civil Security Forces Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age Military manpower - availability: males age 15-49: 6,928,338 (1997 est.) Military manpower - fit for military service: males: 4,188,070 (1997 est.) Military manpower - reaching military age annually: males: 200,136 (1997 est.) Military expenditures - dollar figure: $5 billion to $7 billion (1995 est.) Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 25% (1995 est.) Transnational Issues Disputes - international: short section of boundary with China is indefinite; Demarcation Line with South Korea ______________________________________________________________________ KOREA, SOUTH @Korea, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 588 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,034g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236709373
  • 9781236709370