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Size: Approximately 207,600 square kilometers.
Topography: Hilly landscape with many lakes and gently sloping ridges created by glaciers in north; low-lying swampy plain in south. One-third of country covered by unpopulated forest tracts. Highest point 346 meters.
Climate: Temperate continental. Average annual precipitation ranges from 550 to 700 millimeters and is sometimes excessive.
Data as of June 1995