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Railroads: Total freight carried 83.6 million tons in 1988; total passengers 116 million in 1988. In 1990 total track about 9,300 kilometers, of which all was standard gauge, 3,800 kilometers electrified, and 10 percent double track.

Civil Aviation: In 1989 Yugoslav Air Transport operated 291 domestic and international routes. Major international airports at Belgrade, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Sarajevo, Skopje, Dubrovnik, Spilt, Titograd, Maribor, and Zadar.

Highways: 120,700 kilometers total, all but 15,100 kilometers hard surface in 1990. About 232 million tons in freight transported in 1986.

Inland Waterways: 2,600 kilometers in 1982. About 16.2 million tons goods unloaded in 1988.

Ports: Nine major ports, of which Rijeka, Split, Bar, and Ploce most important; twenty-four minor ports. Total ocean freight 34.1 million tons in 1988. Belgrade most important river port.

Pipelines: 2,215 kilometers for crude oil; 2,880 kilometers for natural gas; and 150 kilometers for refined products (1990).

Telecommunications: Government-operated national direct-dial telephone system, including ten telephones per 100 residents in 1982. Yugoslav Radio and Television Network operated 250 stations, with national and local programming, in 1986. Two satellite dishes of International Telecommunications Satellite organization (Intelsat) located in Yugoslavia.

Data as of December 1990