Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: April 25, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963893 | Print ISBN: 9781412958783 | Online ISBN: 9781412963893| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
THE FORMER YUGOSLAV Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has a land area of 9,779 sq. mi. (25,333 sq. km.), a population of 2,038,000 (2006 est.), and a population density of 205 people per sq. mi. (79 people per sq. km.). With a strong agricultural base, 24 percent of the country is classified as arable, with a further 25 percent In ...