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Size: Approximately 255,804 square kilometers.

Topography: Two principal regions. Successive mountain ranges run parallel to Adriatic coast, from Austrian border (northwest) to Greek border (southeast), occupying entire southern half of country. Second major region Pannonian Plains, occupying northeast section, extending from Austria (north) to Romania (east).

Climate: Generally temperate but varies from moderate Mediterranean along Adriatic coast to colder continental conditions in mountains and plains of east-central and northern sections of country.

Data as of December 1990