Macedonia is a landlocked country located in the central Balkans,
all known as the Republic of Macedonia. An area of 25,700 square
kilometers. Population of 2.04 million, mainly ethnic Macedonians.
Other Albanian, Turkish, Roma and Serbs. Residents are Orthodox.
Official language Macedonian. Currency is Denar. The capital of
The national flag is rectangular with a red background. In the
middle there is a golden yellow sun.
In the 10th century, Samoilo established the first Macedonian
state. Since then, the region of Macedonia and Turkey has long been
under Byzantium rule. In 1915, Serbia, Bulgaria and Greece divided
the Macedonian region. After World War II, Yugoslavia established
the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia. In 1991, Macedonia
declared its independence.
Economic and Cultural Customs
Macedonia is mountainous, with valleys and basins during strewn
at random. It grows mainly rice, cotton, tobacco and other crops.
Vegetables and fruits have a high production capacity. Large-scale
industrial raw materials include copper, lead, zinc and other
nonferrous metals. Light industry products include tobacco.
Macedonian women wear high embroidered shirts and short
stand-collar vests, with aprons and colored belts. Men wear
traditional costumes of shirts, then vests or leather vests, pants,
underwear and colorful belts. Macedonian people sing and dance to
folk dance rhythms with a unique national style.
Ohrid is located on the northeastern coast. Built in the ninth
century, the old city has maintained its antique medieval style. The
streets are narrow and the buildings are distinctive with white
walls and brown wooden window frames, covered with a red roof.
This lake has an area of 347 square kilometers, and at the 286 m
is the deepest lake in the Balkans. The lake are very slow
biological evolution, living organisms with the 50 million years
ago, almost the same as the third century of biology, so the lake of
animals and plants are called "living fossil." Number range of the
snail is also a major specialty within the lake in the world, the
snail has been identified in the lake accounts for 53 species, and
many species are ancient family.