The Republic of Macedonia

The Republic of Macedonia

Macedonia, country of the south-central Balkans. It is bordered to the north by Kosovo and Serbia, to the east by Bulgaria, to the south by Greece, and to the west by Albania. The capital is Skopje.

The region of Macedonia owes its importance neither to its size nor to its population but rather to its location at a major junction of communication routes.

The population of the Republic of Macedonia is diverse. At the beginning of the 21st century, nearly two-thirds of the The Republic of Macedonia2population identified themselves as Macedonians. Macedonians generally trace their descent to the Slavic tribes that moved into the region between the 6th and 8th centuries ce. Albanians are the largest and most important minority in the Republic of Macedonia

To find out more contact:

Embassy of The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
25 Cobbadah Street
O’Malley ACT 2606
+61 2 6282 6220
http://www.missions.gov.mk/canberra

Source:
http://www.britannica.com/place/Macedonia

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