North Macedonia / Maps, Geography, Facts

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North Macedonia is one of the most important countries in the Balkans. It is located on the Balkan Peninsula. There are Serbia and Kosovo in the north, Albania in the west, Greece in the south, and Bulgaria in the east. The official language is Macedonian. Currency is dinar. Also, the capital is Skopje.

Where is Macedonia?


The majority of the surface formations are the plateaus in the mountainous structure. Upgrades are in excess of 2,500 meters. It is separated from Greece by Kozuf and Nidze mountains. Siroka and Shar in the north, Korab Mountains in the west. Ohrid and Prespa are important lakes, and the Vardar is the largest river.


It is governed by parliamentary democracy. The Assembly consists of 120 chairs and members are elected every four years.


The continental climate prevails. Summer months are hot and arid, winters are cold.


Most of the people are Christian. There is also a small Jewish community and a large number of Muslims.

Industry and Tourism

Agriculture and livestock are the basis of the economy. Wheat, barley, corn, cotton, sunflower, tobacco, flowers are important industrial products. Iron, lead, zinc, nickel deposits are operated.

Tourism is an important part of the economy of the Republic of North Macedonia. Thanks to the country’s natural and cultural attractions, it attracts around 700,000 tourists per year.


North Macedonia has a rich cultural heritage of art, architecture, poetry, and music.


The popular sports in North Macedonia include; sports such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and chess come first.

Population: 2,085,993

Population Density: 83 per Km2

Land Area: 25,220 Km ²