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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
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. 1% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

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

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

5. The top-level national domain is .mk . There are over 22 270 websites with this extension.

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

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

8. The country has 10 airports, 8 of the paved surface.

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

10. Full name of the country – Republic of Macedonia.

11. Political system – parliamentary republic.

12. The average temperature is 1 ° C in January and 24 ° C in July.

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

14. Every bread is salty, even a roll with sweet filling.


Geography in Macedonia

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

2. The country is 12 times smaller than Poland.

3. Macedonia borders with such countries as: Albania 151 km, Bulgaria 148 km, Greece 246 km, Kosovo 159 km, Serbia 62 km.

4. The longest river is Wardar, 320 km.

5. The highest peak is Korab, 2753 m above sea level.

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

7. Kruševo is the highest town in the country.

82. The nearest capital in a straight line from Skopje is Tirana (Albania) – 153 km.

83. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Skopje is Wellington (New Zealand) – 17807 km.


Finance in Macedonia

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

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

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

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

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

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 11 832 000 000 (PLN 50 640 960 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 11,340,000,000 (PLN 48,535,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 45.9% of GDP, which is about: $ 5 430 888 000 (PLN 23 244 200 640),
2018 year was 38.7 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 4,388,580,000 (PLN 18 783 122 400). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 2,121 (PLN 9,078).

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

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

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


Law in Macedonia

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

2. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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


Education in Macedonia

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 91.

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


Work in Macedonia

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

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

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

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

5. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 21.6% .

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

7. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Macedonia

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

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

3. The longest river is Wardar, 320 km.

4. The highest peak is Korab, 2753 m above sea level.

5. Kruševo is the highest town in the country.

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

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


Army in Macedonia

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

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

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

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

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


Society in Macedonia

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

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

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

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

5. 8.7% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 91.

7. 21% of adults living in this country are overweight.

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

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.6 children.

10. 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).

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

12. The population density is 80 people / km2.

13. The main religion is Orthodoxy, 68%.

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

16. 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.

17. 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).

18. 241 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 59% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. According to citizens, everything is allowed in Macedonia.

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

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


Symbols of Macedonia

1. The national alcohol is Rakija and Mastika.

2. The national animal is a lion.


Customs in Macedonia

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

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

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

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


History of Macedonia

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1. Independence from Yugoslavia was obtained on September 8, 1991.

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


Language in Macedonia

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


Answers

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


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


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 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