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Country profile


Area: 56,542 km2 (water: 0.23%)
Population: (estimate) 4,551,000
Population density: 80 /km2
Data obtained from WMO:
Number of meteorological stations in WMO GOS catalog: 44
GOS stations density: 0.77 /1000 km2
Data obtained by questionnaire:
Number of automatic weather stations (AWS): 32
AWS density: 0.56 /1000 km2 (Remark:only few stations measure precipitation)
Number of manned meteorological stations (measuring at least precipitation): 400
Manned stations density: 7.07 /1000 km2 (Remark: data not available sooner than after one month for majority of stations)
Number of soil moisture measurement sites: 50
Number of groundwater measurement sites: 300
Data on soil type available? Yes
Data on soil water holding capacity available? Yes