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Makedonien

Macedonia

Geography

Capital:

Skopje

Area:

total: 25,713 sq km
land: 25,433 sq km
water: 280 sq km

Land boundries:

total: 838 km
border countries (5): Albania 181 km, Bulgaria 162 km, Greece 234 km, Kosovo 160 km, Serbia 101 km

41 50 N, 22 00 E

Terrain:

mountainous with deep basins and valleys; three large lakes, each divided by a frontier line; country bisected by the Vardar River

Natural resources:

low-grade iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, chromite, manganese, nickel, tungsten, gold, silver, asbestos, gypsum, timber, arable land

Land use:

agricultural land: 44.3% (2011 est.)
arable land: 16.4% (2011 est.) / permanent crops: 1.4% (2011 est.) / permanent pasture: 26.5% (2011 est.)
forest: 39.8% (2011 est.)
other: 15.9% (2011 est.)

People & Society

Population:

2,118,945 (July 2018 est.)

Macedonian Orthodox 64.8%, Muslim 33.3%, other Christian 0.4%, other and unspecified 1.5% (2002 est.)

Death rate:

9.6 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 7.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 8.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
female: 6.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)

Health expenditures:

6.5% of GDP (2014)

Physicians density:

2.88 physicians/1,000 population (2015)

Hospital bed density:

4.4 beds/1,000 population (2013)

Major infectious diseases:

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