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Republic of Macedonia
Република Македонија
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[4])
DemonymMacedonian
GovernmentParliamentary republic
 - PresidentGjorge Ivanov
 - Prime MinisterNikola Gruevski
 - Speaker of the ParliamentTrajko Veljanovski
LegislatureAssembly
Independence from Yugoslavia
 - Declared8 September 1991 
 - Officially recognised8 April 1993 
Area
 - Total25,713 km2 (148th)
9,779 sq mi
 - Water (%)1.9
Population
 - 2011[5] estimate2,058,539 (146th)
 - 2002 census2,022,547[4]
 - Density80.1/km2 (122nd)
210.5/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
 - Total$22.147 billion[6]
 - Per capita$10,718[6]
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
 - Total$10.198 billion[6]
 - Per capita$4,935[6]
Gini (2008)44.2[7]
medium
HDI (2011)Increase 0.728[8]
high ·78th
CurrencyMacedonian denar (MKD)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+389
Internet TLD.mk

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 26, 2012


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