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25 remarkable things you did not know about Macedonia

by Hugh Morris  It was 25 years ago today that Macedonia celebrated independence from the failed state of Yugoslavia. To mark the occasion, here are 25 things you did not know about the Balkan country. 1. That’s the ‘Republic of Macedonia’ to you The country…
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Wild, Wacky Skopje (Macedonia)

Skopje is not the most beautiful place we’ve visited. But it might just be the most interesting and weirdest place we’ve ever been. Everywhere we walked we had “WTF?” moments: “there’s a pirate ship in the middle of the river! WTF?”, “look, there’s a London…
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Memorial House of Mother Teresa

The desire to pay respect to one the most famous person and Nobel Prize winner from Macedonia was accomplished in 2009 with the opening of the Memorial house dedicated to Mother Teresa. On 31 January 2009 the Memorial house of Mother Teresa was formally promoted…
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Museum of the City of Skopje

The Museum was founded in 1949. The official launch of the Museum was scheduled for 11th October 1951 with the opening of the permanent display, marking the tenth Anniversary of the antifascist uprising in Macedonia. In the period between 1949 and 1952, the Museum was…
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About Skopje – Capital of the Republic of Macedonia

Skopje is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. Skopje is the country’s political, cultural, economic, and academic centre. In the Roman period it was known under the name Scupi. The territory of Skopje has been inhabited since at least 4.000…
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Republic of Macedonia

Macedonia (Македонија, transliterated: Makedonija), officially the Republic of Macedonia (Република Македонија, transliterated: Republika Makedonija), is a country located on the central Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. It is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, from which it declared independence in 1991. It…