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Uruguay:
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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
987,000 (2006)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
283.8 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
3.004 million (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
863.8 (2007)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: fully digitalized
domestic: most modern facilities concentrated in Montevideo; new nationwide microwave radio relay network; overall fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity is approaching 100 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 598; the UNISOR submarine cable system provides direct connectivity to Brazil and Argentina; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2002)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 93, FM 191, shortwave 7 (2005)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
62 (2005)
Internet country code
Definition
.uy
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
279,114 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
80.3 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
756,000 (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
217.4 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
60 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 9
over 3,047 m: 1
1,524 to 2,437 m: 4
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 2 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 51
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 19
under 914 m: 29 (2007)
Pipelines
Definition
gas 257 km; oil 160 km (2007)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 2,073 km
standard gauge: 2,073 km 1.435-m gauge
note: 461 km have been taken out of service and 460 km are in partial use (2006)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 77,732 km
paved: 7,743 km
unpaved: 69,989 km (2004)
Waterways
Definition
1,600 km (2005)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 16 ships (1000 GRT or over) 46,279 GRT/25,981 DWT
by type: cargo 3, chemical tanker 2, passenger/cargo 8, petroleum tanker 2, roll on/roll off 1
foreign-owned: 9 (Argentina 3, Greece 1, Spain 5)
registered in other countries: 3 (Liberia 3) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Montevideo


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