North Macedonia

Macedonia, or North Macedonia as it is called now, is a little gem in the Balkans. While Ohrid is a very known holiday location for many the country has more. Like the nice city Skopje and the beautiful mountains which certainly ask to be hiked. It’s also home to incredibly delicious food! 


Fun Facts

North Macedonia Profile

The local currency is Denar.

Here you find the current exchange rate.

Macedonian Orthodox 64.7%, Muslim 33.3%, other Christian 0.37%, other and unspecified 1.63%.

Macedonian 64.2%, Albanian 25.2%, Turkish 3.9%, Roma (Gypsy) 2.7%, Serb 1.8%, other 2.2%.

Macedonian (official) 66.5%, Albanian (official) 25.1%, Turkish 3.5%, Roma 1.9%, Serbian 1.2%, other 1.8%.

Where is North Macedonia?

Macedonia is a landlocked state in the heart of the Balkans. It is surrounded by Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria and Greece.

Is North Macedonia safe?

Macedonia is, overall a safe country to visit. Though it has its dangers like natural hazards and some organized crime on the streets. However, the chances of it affecting you are very slim.

Do I need a visa for North Macedonia?

It depends on the country you are from. Check here if you need a visa to travel to North Macedonia.


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