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Area: 25,713 square km. (slightly larger than Vermont).
Cities: Capital--Skopje 600,000; Tetovo, Kumanovo, Gostivar and Bitola 100,000+ (2001 est.).
Geography: Situated in the southern region of the Balkan Peninsula, Macedonia is landlocked and mountainous.
Climate: Three climatic types overlap--Mediterranean; moderately continental; and mountainous-producing hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters.
Geography of Macedonia
Macedonia is located in the heart of South Central Europe. It shares a border with Greece to the south, Bulgaria to the east, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia and Kosovo) to the north, and Albania to the west. The country is 80% mountainous, rising to its highest point at Mt. Korab (peak 2,764 m).