Republic of Macedonia

Republic of Macedonia Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Elevation extremes > Highest point: Highest point above sea level
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Irrigated land: The number of square kilometers of land area that is artificially supplied with water.
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Land boundaries > Border countries: Length of land boundaries by border country
  • Land use > Arable land: The percentage of used land that is arable. Arable land is land cultivated for crops that are replanted after each harvest like wheat, maize, and rice
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly larger than Vermont 2013
Area > Total 25,713 sq km 2013 151st out of 251
Area > Water 280 sq km 2013 130th out of 246
Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year 619 2011 127th out of 178
Climate warm, dry summers and autumns; relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall 2013
Coastline 0.0 2014 223th out of 242
Elevation extremes > Highest point Golem Korab (Maja e Korabit) 2,764 m 2013
Geographic coordinates 41 50 N, 22 00 E 2013
Irrigated land 1,280 sq km 2008 85th out of 174
Land area > Square miles 9,928 square miles 2013 69th out of 98
Land boundaries > Border countries Albania 151 km, Bulgaria 148 km, Greece 246 km, Kosovo 159 km, Serbia 62 km 2013
Land use > Arable land 16.1% 2013 67th out of 246
Location Southeastern Europe, north of Greece 2013
Natural resources low-grade iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, chromite, manganese, nickel, tungsten, gold, silver, asbestos, gypsum, timber, arable land 2013
Terrain mountainous territory covered with deep basins and valleys; three large lakes, each divided by a frontier line; country bisected by the Vardar River 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Food and Agriculture Organization; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014


Republic of Macedonia Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 3 Freshwater withdrawal 6
Environment 3 Land use 3
  • Republic of Macedonia ranked 12 places from the bottom for area > total amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Republic of Macedonia ranked #35 for land use > arable land amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Republic of Macedonia ranked 13 places from the bottom for area > water amongst Cold countries in 2013.

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