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Atlas F.Y.R. Macedonia

Country (long form)
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Capital
Skopje
Total Area
9,781.13 sq mi
25,333.00 sq km
Population
2,041,467 (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050
2,108,078
Languages
Macedonian 70%, Albanian 21%, Turkish 3%, Serbo-Croatian 3%, other 3%
Literacy
N/A% total, N/A% male, N/A% female
Religions
Macedonian Orthodox 67%, Muslim 30%, other 3%
Life Expectancy
71.58 male, 76.19 female (2000 est.)
Government Type
emerging democracy
Currency
1 Macedonian denar (MKD) = 100 deni
GDP (per capita)
$3,800 (1999 est.)
Labor Force (by occupation)
agriculture N/A%, industry N/A%, services N/A%
Industry
coal, metallic chromium, lead, zinc, ferronickel, textiles, wood products, tobacco
Agriculture
rice, tobacco, wheat, corn, millet, cotton, sesame, mulberry leaves, citrus, vegetables; beef, pork, poultry, mutton
Arable Land
24%
Exports
food, beverages, tobacco; miscellaneous manufactures, iron and steel
Imports
machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels; food products
Natural Resources
chromium, lead, zinc, manganese, tungsten, nickel, low-grade iron ore, asbestos, sulfur, timber, arable land
Current Environmental Issues
air pollution from metallurgical plants
Telephones (main lines in use)
407,000 (1997)
Telephones (mobile cellular)
N/A
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
6 (1999)