Travel Information for Macedonia
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Macedonian
Other languages:Albanian, Roma, Serbian, Turkish
Currency: Macedonian denars (MKD)

1 = MKD0.00, $1 = MKD55.50, £1 = MKD0.00

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.mkInternational Dialling Code:    389

For help planning your trip to Macedonia including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Macedonia trip planning page.

Further information on Macedonia

Discover more about Macedonia - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of macedonia

Total area: 25,333 sq km (477 sq km under water)

Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)

Neighbours (border lengths): Albania (151km), Bulgaria (148km), Greece (246km), Kosovo (159km), Serbia (62km)

Highest mountain: Golem Korab (Maja e Korabit) (2,764m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Macedonia from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldPartly Free -
Democracy IndexFlawed democracy 72/167
Economic FreedomModerately Free 53/179
Press FreedomDifficult situation 115/179
ILGA LGBT rightsSome rights -
Corruption PerceptionsMedium corruption 64/174
Overall Ranking:    81/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Republic of Macedonia     Status: Independent Country

Population: 2,091,719 (rank: 143/196)     Density: 82.5 people/sq km (rank: 95/196)

Ethnic groups: Macedonian 64.2%, Albanian 25.2%, Turkish 3.9%, Roma (Gypsy) 2.7%, Serb 1.8%, other 2.2% (2002 census)

Religions: Macedonian Orthodox 64.7%, Muslim 33.3%, other Christian 0.37%, other and unspecified 1.63% (2002 census)

GDP (PPP): $22.57 billion       GDP per capita: $10,800 (rank: 89/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.