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Macedonia Flag The Republic of Macedonia, which is sometimes referred to as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia or FYROM (because of a dispute with Greece about the name "Macedonia"), is a landlocked country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo (which is claimed by Serbia), and Serbia.

As of 2009, the population of Macedonia was estimated as being 2,114,550. The country's capital and largest city is Skopje, which, as of 2006, had an estimated population of 668,518.

Macedonia Country Details


Country Name Macedonia
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Southeastern Europe
Flag Macedonia Flag
Principal Language Macedonian
Capital Skopje


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Macedonia (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Thammy Evans

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  • Catch a rare sighting of the Balkan lynx in Mavrovo National Park
  • Explore Kokino’s megalithic observatory
  • Ride the cable-car up Skopje’s Vodno Mountain
  • Celebrate Kavadarci’s Grape Harvest Festival
  • Cave, climb and kayak – indulge your inner adventurer
  • All the best accommodation options, from mountain huts to boutique hotels

A once-fractured country, as its complex history proves too well, Macedonia now offers a rich mixture of sightseeing options. Nature lovers and history buffs will be delighted by pristine landscapes and an impressive archaeological heritage. Visit the crumbling Treskavec Monastery, bathe in the hot springs at Katlanovska Banja and wander through the backstreets of Kratovo, a village set entirely within an ancient volcanic crater.
The most comprehensive guidebook to Macedonia is now in its fifth edition. Written by Thammy Evans, a political analyst who lived in Macedonia for five years, Bradt’s Macedonia makes the ideal travelling companion, whether you’re trekking through
pristine Pelister National Park, viewing stunning mosques and monasteries or just relaxing with a cocktail on the shores of Lake Ohrid.
Macedonia, 4th (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Thammy Evans

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A treasure trove of adventures, Macedonia is emerging as a top new tourist destination. With its unspoilt mountains, lakes and spas, traces of old communism, and plenty of friendly hospitality at boutique hotels it’s not hard to see why. The wines are rich, the history steeped, and the culture varied. This updated guide includes details of new historical sites, walks, accommodation and spas. In 2010 the International Herald Tribune ranked Macedonia 21st in its top 31 destinations to visit and the country also appeared in a CNN tourism special.

Macedonia Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights
By Elizabeth Lawrence

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The Republic of Macedonia is a landlocked country beautifully situated in southeastern Europe. This new country received its independence in 1991 after it broke away from the former Yugoslavia. Given its location in the Balkan Peninsula and its rich history, the country has many natural and heritage attractions that are slowly gaining popularity with international tourists. With new steps being taken by the government to improve the tourism infrastructure and highlight the various attractions, tourism in Macedonia has increased threefold in the last decade. Macedonia - Culture - Location & Orientation - Climate & When to Visit - Sightseeing Highlights - Recommended Itineraries - Day Trip to Skopje - Day Trip to Ohrid - Skopje - Skopje Fortress - Stone Bridge - Macedonia Square - Old Bazaar - Millennium Cross - Matka Canyon - Ohrid - Churches - Ohrid Lake - Ancient Theater - Old Bazaar - Struga - Bitola - Stip - Kumanovo - Wineries - Nature & Outdoors - Recommendations for the Budget Traveller - Places to Stay - Hotel Mramor - Kalin Hotel - Hotel Ambassador - Hotel Millennium - Inex Gorica - Places to Eat - Martini - Stara Kuka - Pelister - Belvedere - Vodenica Mulino - Places to Shop - Skopje Bazaars - Skopje City Mall - Ohrid Shopping - Bitola Shopping - Kumanovo Shopping
Lonely Planet Greece (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Kate Armstrong, Carolyn Bain, Anita Isalska & Greg Ward

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Greece is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Roam through the hilltop ruins of the Acropolis, climb to the monastery-capped rock pinnacles of Meteora, or ferry across to one of the breathtakingly beautiful islands; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Greece and begin your journey now!

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  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine and customs
  • Free, convenient pull-out Athens map (included in print version), plus over 130 maps
  • Covers Athens, Crete, Santorini, the Ionian Islands, Evia, the Sporades, the Cyclades, the Dodecanese, the Saronic Gulf Islands, Macedonia, the Northeastern Aegean Islands, and more

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Lonely Planet Southeastern Europe (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, James Bainbridge, Peter Dragicevich, Tom Masters & Anja Mutic

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Lonely Planet Southeastern Europe is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the castles and mountains of Transylvania, walk the walls of Dubrovnik's picturesque old town and relax on the beaches of southern Turkey, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Southeastern Europe and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Southeastern Europe Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - covering history, popular culture, food & drink, literature, wildlife and landscapes
  • Over 80 maps
  • Useful features - including Itineraries, Month by Month (annual festival calendar) and extensive Language section
  • Coverage of Albania, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey

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Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Marika McAdam, Alexis Averbuck, James Bainbridge, Mark Baker, Chris Deliso, Peter Dragicevich, Mark Elliott, Tom Masters, Craig McLachlan, Anja Mutic, Tamara Sheward

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

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