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North Macedonia: Best country for lively culture, the warm hospitality and delicious food
Formerly known as the Republic of Macedonia, the country officially changed its name to the Republic of North Macedonia on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019. North Macedonia (Macedonia until February 2019) is a traditional and historical small country in Southeast Europe. The country has a total of eight statistical regions. The country became a member of the UN in 1993 after the country's independence was declared in 1991. But there was a dispute with Greece over naming. Finally, in 2016, North Macedonia and Greece signed an agreement to settle the dispute. Macedonian politics is organized into a multi-party republican structure. Their president is the head of state. Their judiciary is vested in a 120-member legislature. Parliamentary elections are held every four years. The famous Alexander the Great is born.
Capital and Population
Skopje is the capital and also the largest city in the country. The country has a total population of over 2.1 million and an area of 25,713 square kilometers.
After World War II, when the country was part of Yugoslavia, its economy was Yugoslav. The central government controlled, but the country saw some success in other areas. Inflation, which was 1.891% in 1992, declined to 1.3% by 1996. Most industries were under government control. After independence the country joined the free market economy. Since then, the country's economy has continued to grow. Unemployment has been declining since the government created jobs at the end of the 1990s. North Macedonia GDP Per capita (PPP 2019) was last recorded at $16,253.
The natural beauty of the country includes rivers, hills and valleys. The land of this country consists of over and over and rocky concrete. Most of the land is covered by the river Vardar. The natural beauty of the country is enchanted with rows of hills and vegetation on the high and low lands. The climate of this country is temperate, warm in summer and snowy in winter. Among European countries it is called the land of metals.
Although North Macedonia is a small country, it has a lot of fascinating natural beauty. It is one of the most popular places for tourists due to its unique features. The largest and most spectacular of Macedonia's national parks is the Mvrova National. This national park covers 10 km. Tourists stay here. There is a pond next to the park where you can rent a small boat to go around. Another interesting city in Macedonia is Ohrid Lake. The lake is now a UNESCO. They have been included in the list of World Heritage Sites. The beauty of the lake is captivating. In summer, the city becomes more lively and beautiful.