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Country profile


Area: 110,912 km2 (water: 0.3%)
Population: (estimate) 7,322,599
Population density: 66 /km2
Data obtained from WMO:
Number of meteorological stations in WMO GOS catalog: 36
GOS stations density: 0.32 /1000 km2
Data obtained by questionnaire:
Number of automatic weather stations (AWS): 47
AWS density: 0.42 /1000 km2 (Remark: less than half of the stations measure precipitation)
Number of manned meteorological stations (measuring at least precipitation): 437
Manned stations density: 3.94 /1000 km2 (Remark: data not available sooner than after one month for majority of stations)
Number of soil moisture measurement sites: 31
Number of groundwater measurement sites: 373
Data on soil type available? Yes
Data on soil water holding capacity available? Yes