Macedonia Facts

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Where is Macedonia:

Republic of Macedonia is located in the central part of the Balkan peninsula in South-East Europe. Macedonia is surrounded by land from all sides and it borders with Serbia and Kosovo from North, Greece from South, Bulgaria from East, Albania from West.

Geo coordinates:

40º51’16” / 42º22’21” N20º27’32” / 22º18’04” E

Area:

25.713 km2 (equals 6% of the territory of EU-25). Hills and mountains occupy 80 % of the territory of Republic of Macedonia, plains 18% and natural lakes 2 % of the total area. Macedonia can roughly be divided in three areas: East Macedonia, Central Macedonia or Povardarie and West Macedonia.

Language:

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Macedonian

Capital of Macedonia:

Skopje

Government:

Parliamentary republic

Population:

2.022.547 (2002 census)

Currency:

Macedonian denar (MKD)

Driving side:

right

Time zone:

CET (UTC+1) / Summer (DST) CEST(UTC+2)

Calling code:

+389

Internet TLD:

.mk

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