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Serbia: Geography#

LocationSoutheastern Europe, between Macedonia and Hungary
Geographic Coordinates44 00 N, 21 00 E 44.0,21.0
Area total: 77,474 sq km
land: 77,474 sq km
water: 0 sq km
We are unable to verify those figures from Factbook, since the 6 main sources we used for checking give different figures as follows:
Factbook: 77474
DBpedia: 88360
Geoname: 88361
Infoplease: 77474
Britannica: 77498
Wolfram: 77474

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Land boundariestotal: 2,026 km
border countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina 302 km, Bulgaria 318 km, Croatia 241 km, Hungary 151 km, Kosovo 352 km, Macedonia 62 km, Montenegro 124 km, Romania 476 km
Coastline0 km (landlocked)
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Danube and Timok Rivers 35 m
highest point: Midzor 2,169 m
Highest MountainsDue to difference in mountain rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Ðeravica 2656 m; Bobotov Kuk 2523 m; Midžor 2169 m; Crna Glava 2139 m; Strmenica 2122 m
According to Geonames: Dolni Kara Mustafa 2100 m; Pancicev Vrh 2017 m

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Important Mountains
Terrainextremely varied; to the north, rich fertile plains; to the east, limestone ranges and basins; to the southeast, ancient mountains and hills
Natural Hazardsdestructive earthquakes
Natural Resourceoil, gas, coal, iron ore, copper, zinc, antimony, chromite, gold, silver, magnesium, pyrite, limestone, marble, salt, arable land
Land Usearable land: 37.28%
permanent crops: 3.41%
other: 59.31% (2011)
Climatein the north, continental climate (cold winters and hot, humid summers with well-distributed rainfall); in other parts, continental and Mediterranean climate (relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall and hot, dry summers and autumns)
Irrigated Land919.6 sq km (2011)
Renewable Water Resources162.2 cu km (note - includes Kosovo) (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesair pollution around Belgrade and other industrial cities; water pollution from industrial wastes dumped into the Sava which flows into the Danube
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Air Pollution, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesDue to difference in city rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Belgrade; Novi Sad; Nis; Kragujevac; Krusevac
According to Geonames: Belgrade; Niš; Novi Sad; Zemun; Kragujevac

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Important Cities
Geography-notecontrols one of the major land routes from Western Europe to Turkey and the Near East
Important Rivers
Important Lakes