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    The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Geography 1995

      Location: Balkan State, Southeastern Europe, between Serbia and Montenegro and Greece

      Map references: Ethnic Groups in Eastern Europe, Europe, Standard Time Zones of the World

      total area: 25,333 sq km
      land area: 24,856 sq km
      comparative area: slightly larger than Vermont

      Land boundaries: total 748 km, Albania 151 km, Bulgaria 148 km, Greece 228 km, Serbia and Montenegro 221 km (all with Serbia)

      Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)

      Maritime claims: none; landlocked

      International disputes: Greece claims republic's name implies territorial claims against Aegean Macedonia

      Climate: hot, dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall

      Terrain: mountainous territory covered with deep basins and valleys; there are three large lakes, each divided by a frontier line

      Natural resources: chromium, lead, zinc, manganese, tungsten, nickel, low-grade iron ore, asbestos, sulphur, timber

      Land use:
      arable land: 5%
      permanent crops: 5%
      meadows and pastures: 20%
      forest and woodland: 30%
      other: 40%

      Irrigated land: NA sq km

      current issues: air pollution from metallurgical plants
      natural hazards: high seismic risks
      international agreements: party to - Ozone Layer Protection

      Note: landlocked; major transportation corridor from Western and Central Europe to Aegean Sea and Southern Europe to Western Europe

      NOTE: The information regarding The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Geography 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Geography 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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