Europe's last undiscovered destination
- Population: 2,070,000
- Position: North Macedonia lies in Southeast Europe, in the Balkan peninsula
- Area: 25,713 km2
- Government: North Macedonia is a Parliamentary republic
- Capital city: Skopje, population: 506,926
- Membership of international organisations: North Macedonia is a member of the Council of Europe and the UN
- Official language: Macedonian
- Religion: The majority faith of North Macedonia is Eastern Orthodoxy
- Currency: North Macedonian denar (MKD)
- Climate: Mediterranean and Continental
- Time: Central European Time (UTC + 1), Central European Summer Time (UTC + 2)
- Average daily temperatures in Skopje: July 32°C, January 5°C
- Neighbouring countries: Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania
- Highest peak: Korab 2,764 m
Why North Macedonia?
Although very small, North Macedonia has a lot to offer. If you are looking for a destination that is not overcrowded or overrated, you should certainly consider North Macedonia. It is the cradle of culture, a crossroads of civilizations, and it is full of natural beauties. For those who enjoy the great outdoors the countryside is a sheer heaven. In the mountains scattered across the country there are opportunities for biking, climbing and hiking. If you prefer civilization, Skopje (a capital with a 2,000 years old tradition), Bitola, Ohrid or any of the delightful stone villages will be the right place for you.
North Macedonia is also full of rich historical attractions. Communists, Nazis, the Ottomans, Byzantines, the Romans and Alexander the Great have all been here. They left a mark on the land and its people.
North Macedonia is a safe and welcoming place, definitely worth to visit.
Ensure a memorable experience that will stay with you forever!
Let`s get started.
12 reasons to visit!
Not many countries can offer such a wide variety of amazing possibilities like the Balkan countries can. Here below we have put together twelve reasons why you should visit North Macedonia. These are top things to know about Europe’s last undiscovered destination, but they are not the only reasons why we find North Macedonia so special. There are of course many many more. So drop everything and come and see it for yourself.