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Country profile


Area: 783,562 km2 (water:1.3%)
Population: (estimate) 72,600,000
Population density: 93 /km2
Data obtained from WMO:
Number of meteorological stations in WMO GOS catalog: 113
GOS stations density: 0.14 /1000 km2
Data obtained by questionnaire:
Number of automatic weather stations (AWS): 256
AWS density: 0.32 /1000 km2
Number of manned meteorological stations (measuring at least precipitation): 596
Manned stations density: 0.76 /1000 km2 (Remark: data not available sooner than after one month for majority of stations)
Number of soil moisture measurement sites: /
Number of groundwater measurement sites: 1007
Data on soil type available? Yes
Data on soil water holding capacity available? Yes