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Where is Macedonia?

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Located in the continent of Europe, Macedonia covers 25,433 square kilometers of land and 280 square kilometers of water, making it the 151st largest nation in the world with a total area of 25,713 square kilometers.

Macedonia became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Turkey. The population of Macedonia is 2,082,370 (2012) and the nation has a density of 82 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Macedonia is the Denar (MKD). As well, the people of Macedonia are refered to as Macedonian.

The dialing code for the country is 389 and the top level internet domain for Macedonian sites is .mk.

Macedonia shares land borders with 4 countries: Greece, Albania, Bulgaria, Serbia.

To learn more, visit our detailed Macedonia section.

Quick facts

Population 2,082,370
Density 81.9 / km2 ( 212.1 / mi2 )
Language Macedonian
Independence Year 1991
Capital Skopje (Karpos)
Currency Denar
GDP 11,323,761,624 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 5,438 (2014 data)
Land Area 25,433 km2 (9,820 mi2)
Water Area 280 km2 (108 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Albania, Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia
Minimum Longitude 20.460
Maximum Longitude 23.030
Mininum Latitude 40.850
Maximum Latitude 42.370

What is the capital of Macedonia?

map showing the location of Macedonia
Location of Skopje on a map.

Skopje is the capital city of Macedonia. It has a population of 474,889, and is located on a latitue of 42 and longitude of 21.43.

Skopje is also the political center of Macedonia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Skopje, the Capital Of Macedonia

City Skopje
Country Macedonia
Population 474,889
Longitude 21.43141000
Latitude 41.99646000
Elevation 247 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Macedonia

Rank City Population
#1Skopje474,889
#2Bitola86,528
#3Kumanovo76,275
#4Prilep73,814
#5Tetovo72,944
#6Cair64,773
#7Kisela Voda58,216
#8Veles57,873
#9Ohrid54,908
#10Gostivar50,974

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.