Southeastern Europe - Macedonia - Nationwide Newspapers

Albanian
Koha

Turkish
Yeni Balkan


Regional Newspapers

Macedonian
Ohrid
In Press


Macedonian
Skopje
Telma


English
Skopje
Skopje Diem

Country Information

Location:  Southeastern Europe, north of Greece
Geographic Coordinates:   41 50 N, 22 00 E
Area:   25,713 sq km (land: 25,433 sq km water: 280 sq km)
Climate:  Warm, dry summers and autumns; relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall
Languages:  Macedonian (official) 66.5%, Albanian (official) 25.1%, Turkish 3.5%, Roma 1.9%, Serbian 1.2%, other 1.8% (2002 census)
Population:  2,087,171 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Skopje
Religion:  Macedonian Orthodox 64.7%, Muslim 33.3%, other Christian 0.37%, other and unspecified 1.63% (2002 census)
Ethnic Groups:  Macedonian 64.2%, Albanian 25.2%, Turkish 3.9%, Roma (Gypsy) 2.7%, Serb 1.8%, other 2.2% (2002 census)
Independence:  8 September 1991 (referendum by registered voters endorsed independence from Yugoslavia)

Source:  CIA Factbook