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Macedonia Facts

  • Name: Macedonia
    (long form) Republic of Macedonia
  • Capital City: Skopje (668,518 pop.)
  • Macedonia Population: 2,087,171 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Macedonian Denar
    (conversion rates)

    denar
    1000 Denari
  • Ethnicity: Macedonian 64.2%, Albanian 25.2%, Turkish 3.9%, Roma (Gypsy) 2.7%, Serb 1.8%, other 2.2%
  • GDP total: $10.5 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $10,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Macedonian (official) 66.5%, Albanian (official) 25.1%, Turkish 3.5%, Roma 1.9%, Serbian 1.2%, other 1.8%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Skopje, Kumanovo, Bitola, Prilep, Tetovo, Veles, Ohrid, Gostivar, Shtip, Strumica
  • Name: Greek in origin, Macedonia comes from the adjective makednos (tall, taper), and is believed to mean "highlanders" or "the tall ones."
  • National Day: September 8
  • Religion: Macedonian Orthodox 64.7%, Muslim 33.3%, other Christian 0.37%, other 1.63%
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