Macedonia (FYROM)

THE FORMER YUGOSLAV Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has a land area of 9,779 sq. mi. (25,333 sq. km.), a population of 2,038,000 (2006 est.), and a population density of 205 people per sq. mi. (79 people per sq. km.). With a strong agricultural base, 24 percent of the country is classified as arable, with a further 25 percent used as meadows and pasture, and 39 percent is forested. Much of the pasture is for raising sheep, with large flocks reared on the Bistra Mountains.

In terms of carbon dioxide emissions, the per capita rate for Macedonia has been relatively stable, at 5.5 metric tons per person in 1992, falling slowly to 5.2 metric tons by 2003. As for the country's electricity production, 82.3 percent comes from ...

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