Valandovo (Валандово) – city in Macedonia

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Valandovo is city located in the South East part of Republic of Macedonia, with population of 4.402 (2002).

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

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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

It is located on the North end of Gevgeli – Valandovo basin, beneath the Plavus mountain on elevation between 110 and 150 meters.
Valandovo covers an area of 120 ha and west from the city passes the national road M-1. Also, trough the rail station in village Miravce, Valandovo is connected on the rail line Skopje – Gevgelija – Thessaloniki.
Valandovo has changing Mediterranean climate with average year air temperature of 14.2 C (57.56 F).
The discovered Roman mosaics on several areas in the city bring us to the conclusion that in this area in Roman time a settlement existed.
As Slav settlement for 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.

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