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Land and water area
Description Total land area comprises agricultural land, forest and other wooded land, built-up and related land (excluding scattered farm buildings), wet open land, dry open land with special vegetation cover and open land without, or with insignificant, vegetation cover. Water area comprises inland waters and tidal waters. (United Nations, n.d.)
Source United Nations (n.d.). Readings in International Environment Statistics, ECE Standard Statistical Classification of Land Use. Economic Commission for Europe, Conference of European Statisticians (United Nations publication).
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