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Last update : 13 February 2019


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Capital : Skopje
Language :  Macedonian
Currency :  Macedonian denar
Population : 2 071 278
Area : 25 713 km2

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Macedonia facts

1. Independence from Yugoslavia was obtained on September 8, 1991.
2. The population density is 80 people / km2.
3. The country is 12 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Orthodoxy, 68%.
5. The longest river is Wardar, 320 km.
6. The full name of the country – Republic of Macedonia.
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8. Political system – a parliamentary republic.
9. The highest peak is Korab, 2753 m above sea level.
10. The average temperature is in January 1 °C, in July 24 °C.
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11. According to citizens, everything is allowed in Macedonia.

12. Sidewalks are used for driving and parking cars. Pedestrians must be careful.

Author: Turyst

13. Pictures of naked women in daily newspapers are normal.

14. Macedonians do not use cents. Prices are rounded up to pay denars.

15. They smoke everywhere: in restaurants, buses, trains, stores.

Author: MR

16. In Macedonia, the horn is used very often, especially at intersections to drive slow moving cars.

17. Every bakery is salty, even a sweet-stuffed roll.

18. Macedonians like Poles very much. Our languages ​​are similar, so you can communicate, often Macedonians also speak Polish.

Author: Sierfly

19. The minimum wage is 10,990 denarii per month (data from 2013).

20. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 35 983 ден.

21. The amount of income tax in Macedonia is 10%.

22. Women can retire at the age of 62, and men aged 64.

23. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 21.6% .

Author: Daria

24. In Macedonia, an average person consumes about 6.7 liters of pure alcohol per year.

25. The national alcohol is Rakija and Mastika.

26. The most beer is beer – 47%, then wine – 40%, and spirit – 13%.

Author: AlkoWorld

27. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

Author: EduKacJa

28. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

29. The average IQ level is 91.

Author: EduKacJa

30. The national animal is a lion.

Author: Kos

31. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise back one hour) is the last Sunday in October.

Author: Adrianna

32. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 20 to 60 km / h.

33. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road ranges from 80 to 100 km / h, and on motorways 130 km / h.

Author: AutoMania

34. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

35. In 2013, 198 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

36. 1% of fatal accidents have caused people under the influence of alcohol.

37. Over 403,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (195 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

38. 8.7% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

39. In this country there are more than 14 038 km of paved roads, including over 259 km of expressways (0.02% of all roads in the world).

40. In this country there are 10 airports, 8 with paved surface.

41. In this country there are over 699 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

42. In a country that has more than 1 408 000 (2015) 1 583 315 (2018) people have access to internet (about 77% of the population).

43. Around 1,000,000 (2015) 1,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

44. The country’s top-level domain is .mk . There are over 22 270 websites with such an extension.

45. The most popular pages with the extension .mk are: puls24.mk, grid.mk and sitel.com.mk.

Author: http

46. The country has over $2,411,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.02% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Author: Vinamra

47. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $11,832,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $11,340,000,000 .

48. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 45.9% GDP, or around: $5 430 888 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 38.7% GDP, or around: $4,388,580,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $2 121.

49. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 the year was around: $7 241 000 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $9,652,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

50. 21% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

51. In this country the average adult person smokes 161 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

52. In this country there are 2.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 45 522 people).

Author: Reebeka

53. The lowest temperature: -31.5 °C was measured at Berovo.

54. The highest temperature: 45.7 °C was measured in Demir Kapija.

Author: weather

55. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

56. The average life expectancy in this country is 74.2 years (women – 76.3 years and men – 72.1 years).

Author: Wilga

57. In 1979, Mother Teresa received the Nobel Peace Prize.

Author: redsun

58. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 16.

59. In this country, women having their first child on average 26.2 years old.

60. 10 women give birth to 16 children on average

Author: Nadia

61. The average age people living in this country is 37.2 years old.

62. The country is around:
362,000 people (17.48%) in the age range 0-14 years.
1 444 000 people (69.78%) in the age range 15-64 years.
263 600 people (12.74%) over 65 years old.

63. In this country, about 23 900 children are born annually (1.2% of the population), and about 18 800 people die (0.9% of the population).

Author: Sara19

64. The lowest situated place in the country is the Vardar River – 50 m above sea level.

Author: Klemens

65. There are 11180 km2 of agricultural land in Macedonia (44% of the country).

66. 241 people in 1000 possess firearms.

67. In this country, you can buy cigarettes from 16 years of age.

68. Kruševo is the highest town in the country.

69. He joined the United Nations on April 8, 1993.

Author: Statyk

70. The work week is 40 hours.

71. 59% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

72. Macedonia takes 117th place in the ranking of the best armies in the world.

73. There are over 8,050 professional soldiers and 16,000 reservists (2018).

74. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 32 tanks, 330 armored vehicles, 20 jet aircraft and 14 helicopters.

75. The army in 2018 was allocated over 108 152 000 dollars.

76. The naval fleet consists of 0 ships (2018).

Author: Wojak

77. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 10%, and for companies 10% (2018).

78. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

79. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.7%.

Author: Fan%

80. Macedonia has 6900 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Author: Vinamra

81. A man from Macedonia working in the field discovered fossil remains of an unknown animal. Scientists suppose that it looked similar to an elephant and lived 8 million years ago (earlier than mammoths). Its weight is estimated at over 10 tons.

Author: Bartek

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What is the highest peak in Macedonia?
The highest peak in Macedonia is Korab (2764 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Macedonia?
The largest river in Macedonia is Wardar, 320 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Macedonia?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Macedonia has national colors?
National colors: red and yellow.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is Rakija and Mastika.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
The national animal is a lion.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Macedonia?
Macedonia borders with such countries as Albania 151 km, Bulgaria 148 km, Greece 246 km, Kosovo 159 km, Serbia 62 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 37.2 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 10,990 denarii per month (data from 2013).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Macedonia?
The population density is 81 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 45.7 ° C was measured in Demir Kapija.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -31.5 ° C was measured at Berovo.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 16.

answer: Marta