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Roads: Total of 27,000 kilometers, 6,000
1,800 paved. All areas of country accessible by road;
of roads poor. Road repair government priority.
Railroads: Total of 1,240 kilometers, in state
severe disrepair. Chief transport link with Indian Ocean
Rehabilitation underway in late 1980s.
Civil Aviation: Five airports with paved
one at Entebbe. Little domestic or international service
Airlines in late 1980s. Complete reorganization and
Ports: Two inland ports, Jinja and Port Bell,
Telecommunications: 61,600 telephones, 9
stations, 10 AM radio stations; radio-relay systems for
longdistance surface communications; international service via
Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean International
Satellite Corporation (Intelsat) links.
Data as of December 1990