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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
14.497 million (2006)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
632.5 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
24.302 million (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
1,060.3 (2007)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: provides telecommunications service for every business and private need
domestic: thoroughly modern; completely digitalized
international: country code - 886; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US; satellite earth stations - 2
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 140, FM 229, shortwave 49
Television broadcast stations
Definition
76 (46 digital and 30 analog) (2007)
Internet country code
Definition
.tw
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
5.111 million (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
223 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
13.21 million (2005)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
576.3 (2005)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
41 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 38
over 3,047 m: 8
2,438 to 3,047 m: 9
1,524 to 2,437 m: 11
914 to 1,523 m: 7
under 914 m: 3 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 1
under 914 m: 2 (2007)
Heliports
Definition
4 (2007)
Pipelines
Definition
condensate 25 km; gas 661 km (2007)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 1,588 km
standard gauge: 345 km 1.435-m gauge
narrow gauge: 1,093 km 1.067-m gauge
note: 150 km .762-m gauge (belonging primarily to Taiwan Sugar Corporation and Taiwan Forestry Bureau; some to other entities) (2007)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 40,262 km
paved: 38,171 km (includes 976 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,091 km (2007)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 102 ships (1000 GRT or over) 2,542,206 GRT/4,188,292 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 32, cargo 19, chemical tanker 1, container 25, passenger/cargo 3, petroleum tanker 14, refrigerated cargo 6, roll on/roll off 2
foreign-owned: 3 (Canada 2, France 1)
registered in other countries: 512 (Bolivia 1, Cambodia 1, Honduras 2, Hong Kong 11, Indonesia 2, Italy 13, Kiribati 7, Liberia 83, Malta 1, Marshall Islands 1, Panama 302, Philippines 1, Sierra Leone 1, Singapore 71, Thailand 1, UK 11, unknown 3) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Chilung (Keelung), Kaohsiung, Taichung


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