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Macedonia

Macedonia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Skopje

  • Local time

    Local time

    17:22

  • Population

    Population

    2.07 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +389

  • Currency

    Currency

    ден MKD (denar)

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Macedonia

Macedonia
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Skopje

  • Local time

    Local time

    17:22

  • Population

    Population

    2.07 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +389

  • Currency

    Currency

    ден MKD (denar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 386

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.49 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    619mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    25 333 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    10%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    40%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    50%

  • Railways

    Railways

    683km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    86 868

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Macedonian - 64 %
    Albanian - 25 %
    Turkish - 3 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Macedonian Orthodox - 32 %
    Islam - 17 %
    Islam - 17 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    Macedonian
    Albanian
    Turkish

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    15 600

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    5.7 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    10.3%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    13 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    food processing, beverages, textiles, chemicals, iron, steel, cement, energy, pharmaceuticals

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    grapes, tobacco, vegetables, fruits, milk, eggs

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    low-grade iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, chromite, manganese, nickel, tungsten, gold

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    51%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    low-grade iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, chromite, manganese, nickel, tungsten, gold

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    18%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    7 510kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    11 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    61

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What not to do when visiting Macedonia

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Marker Macedonia
Business & Communication

Don’t be surprised by good understanding and generally accepting of various cultures and foreigners by locals - Macedonians are well aware of the world around as well as the differences in opinions and behaviours.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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Marker Europe
Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Macedonia was the only country to secede peacefully from Yugoslavia.

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Marker Europe
Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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