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    Serbia and Montenegro Geography 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/serbia_and_montenegro/serbia_and_montenegro_geography.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina

      Geographic coordinates 44 00 N, 21 00 E

      Map references Europe

      Area
      total: 102,350 sq km (Serbia 88,412 sq km; Montenegro 13,938 sq km)
      land: 102,136 sq km (Serbia 88,412 sq km; Montenegro 13,724 sq km)
      water: 214 sq km (Serbia 0 sq km; Montenegro 214 sq km)

      Area - comparative slightly smaller than Kentucky (Serbia is slightly larger than Maine; Montenegro is slightly smaller than Connecticut)

      Land boundaries
      total: 2,246 km
      border countries: Albania 287 km (114 km with Serbia, 173 km with Montenegro), Bosnia and Herzegovina 527 km (312 km with Serbia, 215 km with Montenegro), Bulgaria 318 km (with Serbia), Croatia (north) 241 km (with Serbia), Croatia (south) 25 km (with Montenegro), Hungary 151 km (with Serbia), The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 221 km (with Serbia), Romania 476 km (with Serbia)
      note: the internal boundary between Montenegro and Serbia is 211 km

      Coastline 199 km (Montenegro 199 km, Serbia 0 km)

      Maritime claims NA

      Climate in the north, continental climate (cold winter and hot, humid summers with well distributed rainfall); central portion, continental and Mediterranean climate; to the south, Adriatic climate along the coast, hot, dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall inland

      Terrain extremely varied; to the north, rich fertile plains; to the east, limestone ranges and basins; to the southeast, ancient mountains and hills; to the southwest, extremely high shoreline with no islands off the coast

      Elevation extremes
      lowest point: Adriatic Sea 0 m
      highest point: Daravica 2,656 m

      Natural resources oil, gas, coal, antimony, copper, lead, zinc, nickel, gold, pyrite, chrome

      Land use
      arable land: NA%
      permanent crops: NA%
      permanent pastures: NA%
      forests and woodland: NA%
      other: NA%

      Irrigated land NA sq km

      Natural hazards destructive earthquakes

      Environment - current issues pollution of coastal waters from sewage outlets, especially in tourist-related areas such as Kotor; air pollution around Belgrade and other industrial cities; water pollution from industrial wastes dumped into the Sava which flows into the Danube

      Environment - international agreements
      party to: none of the selected agreements
      signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

      Geography - note controls one of the major land routes from Western Europe to Turkey and the Near East; strategic location along the Adriatic coast

      NOTE: The information regarding Serbia and Montenegro on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Serbia and Montenegro Geography 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Serbia and Montenegro Geography 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 21-Dec-01
    Copyright © 2001 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


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