Valandovo (Валандово) city, Macedonia

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Valandovo is a city located in the southeast part of the Republic of Macedonia, with a population of 4.402 (2002). It is located on the North end of Gevgeli – Valandovo basin, beneath the Plavus mountain on an elevation between 110 and 150 meters.

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Valandovo covers an area of 120 ha and west from the city passes the national road M-1. Also, trough the rail station in the village Miravce, Valandovo is connected on the rail line Skopje – Gevgelija – Thessaloniki.

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Valandovo has a changing Mediterranean climate with an average year air temperature of 14.2 C (57.56 F).

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The discovery of Roman mosaics in several areas in the city brings us to the conclusion that in this area in Roman time a settlement existed.

As Slav settlement for the first time is mentioned in 1349 and the city was named Avalandovo.

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One of the most famous events in Republic of Macedonia “Folk Fest Valandovo” is held every year in this city.

Location

Valandovo Facts

  • Where is Valandovo: South East Macedonia
  • Area: 331 km2
  • Elevation: 110 – 150 m (360 – 492 ft)
  • Population: 4.402
  • Climate: Changing Mediterranean
  • Dialing code: +389 34
  • Postal code: 2460
  • Time Zone: CET (UTC+1)/ Summer (DST):CST (UTC+2)
  • Celebration day: November 6th
  • Coordinates: 41°19′1″N 22°33′40″E

Municipality of Valandovo

  • Address: Ivo Lola Ribar bb, 2460 Valandovo
  • Phone: +389 34 382 007
  • Fax: +389 34 382 044
  • e-mail: valandovo@valandovo.gov.mk

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