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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
980,000 (2003)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
41.7 (2003)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: NA
domestic: NA
international: country code - 850; satellite earth stations - 2 (1 Intelsat - Indian Ocean, 1 Russian - Indian Ocean region); other international connections through Moscow and Beijing
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 17 (including 11 stations of Korean Central Broadcasting Station; North Korea has a "national intercom" cable radio station wired throughout the country that is a significant source of information for the average North Korean citizen; it is wired into most residences and workplaces and carries news and commentary), FM 14, shortwave 14 (2006)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
4 (includes Korean Central Television, Mansudae Television, Korean Educational and Cultural Network, and Kaesong Television targeting South Korea) (2003)
Internet country code
Definition
.kp
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
NA
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
77 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 36
over 3,047 m: 2
2,438 to 3,047 m: 22
1,524 to 2,437 m: 8
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 3 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 41
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 19
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 7 (2007)
Heliports
Definition
23 (2007)
Pipelines
Definition
oil 154 km (2007)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 5,235 km
standard gauge: 5,235 km 1.435-m gauge (3,500 km electrified) (2006)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 25,554 km
paved: 724 km
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
Waterways
Definition
2,250 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2007)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 163 ships (1000 GRT or over) 790,427 GRT/1,153,404 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 11, cargo 123, carrier 1, chemical tanker 1, container 3, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 16, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 1
foreign-owned: 19 (Egypt 1, Greece 2, Lebanon 1, Lithuania 1, Pakistan 1, Romania 4, Syria 2, UAE 5, Yemen 2)
registered in other countries: 1 (Mongolia 1) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Kimch'aek, Kosong, Najin, Namp'o, Sinuiju, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Ungsang, Wonsan


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