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Research Article: Macedonia

This encyclopedia article consists of approximately 33 pages of information about Macedonia.
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Macedonia

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Republika Makedonija

CAPITAL: Skopje

FLAG: The flag consists of a gold sun with eight rays on a red field.

ANTHEM: Denec Nad Makedonija (Today over Macedonia)

MONETARY UNIT: The currency in use is the denar (DEN). Denominations from smallest to largest are fifty deni, one denar, two denari, and five denari. In May 2003, US$1 = DEN55.56 (or DEN1 = US$0.0179), but exchange rates are likely to fluctuate.

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES: The metric system is in effect in Macedonia.

HOLIDAYS: Orthodox Christmas, 7 January; national holiday, 2 August; Day of Referendum, 8 September.

TIME: 1 PM = noon GMT.

Location, Size, and Extent

Macedonia is a landlocked nation located in southeastern Europe. Macedonia is slightly larger than the state of Vermont with a total area of 25,333 sq km (9,781 sq mi). Macedonia shares boundaries with Serbia and Montenegro (north), Bulgaria (east), Greece (south), and Albania (west), and has a total boundary length...

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