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Republic of Macedonia
Република Македонија  (Macedonian)
Republika Makedonija
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: 
Денес над Македонија
Denes nad Makedonija

Today over Macedonia
Location of  Republic of Macedonia  (green)in Europe  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Republic of Macedonia  (green)

in Europe  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Skopje
42°0′N21°26′E / 42.000°N 21.433°E / 42.000; 21.433
Official languagesMacedonian[1][2]
Regional languages[3]
Ethnic groups (2002)
DemonymMacedonian
GovernmentParliamentary republic
 • PresidentGjorge Ivanov
 • Prime MinisterEmil Dimitriev(interim)
LegislatureAssembly
Establishment
 • Kruševo Republic3–13 August 1903 
 • Kingdom of Serbia1913–1918 
 • South Serbia (1919–22)
within Kingdom of Yugoslavia
1919–1922 
 • Vardar Banovina1929–1941 
 • Socialist republic
within Yugoslavia
31 January 1946 
 • Independence
from Yugoslavia
8 September 1991 
 • Officially recognized
by the United Nations
8 April 1993 
Area
 • Total25,713 km2 (148th)
9,779 sq mi
 • Water (%)1.9
Population
 • 2014[5] estimate2,069,162 (146th)
 • 2002 census2,022,547[4]
 • Density80.1/km2 (122nd)
210.5/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$30.377 billion[6]
 • Per capita$14,631[6]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$10.424 billion[6]
 • Per capita$5,021[6]
Gini (2011)39.2[7]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.747[8]
high ·81st
CurrencyMacedonian denar (MKD)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on theright
Calling code+389
Patron saintSaint Clement of Ohrid[9]
ISO 3166 codeMK
Internet TLD

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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