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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
21 million (2006)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
632.3 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
18.749 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
564.5 (2006)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: excellent service provided by modern technology
domestic: domestic satellite system with about 300 earth stations
international: country code - 1; submarine cables provide links to the US and Europe; satellite earth stations - 7 (5 Intelsat - 4 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Pacific Ocean, and 2 Intersputnik - Atlantic Ocean region) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 245, FM 582, shortwave 6 (2004)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
80 (plus many repeaters) (1997)
Internet country code
Definition
.ca
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
4.196 million (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
126.3 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
22 million (2005)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
662.4 (2005)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
1,343 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 509
over 3,047 m: 18
2,438 to 3,047 m: 16
1,524 to 2,437 m: 149
914 to 1,523 m: 248
under 914 m: 78 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 834
1,524 to 2,437 m: 68
914 to 1,523 m: 356
under 914 m: 410 (2007)
Heliports
Definition
11 (2007)
Pipelines
Definition
crude and refined oil 23,564 km; liquid petroleum gas 74,980 km (2006)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 48,068 km
standard gauge: 48,068 km 1.435-m gauge (2006)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 1,042,300 km
paved: 415,600 km (includes 17,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 626,700 km (2006)
Waterways
Definition
636 km
note: Saint Lawrence Seaway of 3,769 km, including the Saint Lawrence River of 3,058 km, shared with United States (2007)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 166 ships (1000 GRT or over) 2,162,760 GRT/2,771,653 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 60, cargo 8, carrier 1, chemical tanker 9, combination ore/oil 1, container 2, passenger 6, passenger/cargo 62, petroleum tanker 12, roll on/roll off 5
foreign-owned: 17 (Germany 3, Netherlands 1, Norway 3, US 10)
registered in other countries: 200 (Australia 9, Bahamas 77, Barbados 12, Cambodia 2, Cyprus 2, Denmark 1, Honduras 1, Hong Kong 42, Liberia 4, Malta 2, Marshall Islands 5, Netherlands 1, Norway 10, Panama 19, Spain 4, St Vincent and the Grenadines 2, Taiwan 2, Vanuatu 5) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Fraser River Port, Halifax, Hamilton, Montreal, Port-Cartier, Quebec City, Saint John (New Brunswick), Sept-Isles, Vancouver


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