Macedonia Geography, Climate, Areas, Cities


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The information below contains geography information for Macedonia, including climate, weather, cities, and area information. You can also check out the Macedonia Country Page for additional resources.

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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).