Area: 25 333 sq.km.
Population: 2 057 274 ppl.
Currency: Macedonian Dinar (MKD)
Time zone: UTC+1
Phone code: +389
Republic of Macedonia is a state, which is local in the South-Eastern part of Europe, on Balkan Peninsula. The country is a member of UN as a former republic of Yugoslavia. Macedonia shares borders with the following countries: Kosovo and Serbia (North), Albania (West), Greece (South), Bulgaria (East).
The official designation of Macedonia in UN from 1993 by the insistence of Greece is Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
But usually it is called just Macedonia, it is important to remember that it is not a historical part of Macedonia, not an Ancient Macedonia. Republic of Macedonia is a modern state, occupying around 35.8% of total area of Historical Macedonia. By form of government Macedonia is a parliamentary republic, main power belongs to legislature. By religion most of the Macedonians belong to Macedonian Orthodox Church.