a spot of southeast Europe from the Balkan Peninsula around coextensive with ancient Macedon and including elements of modern-day Greece, Bulgaria, in addition to previous Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. After the fall associated with Alexandrian empire, it was held by Romans, Byzantines, Bulgars, Serbs, and Turks. The current division ended up being mainly determined after the 2nd Balkan War (1913).
A country associated with central Balkan Peninsula. It had been a constituent republic of the previous Yugoslavia until it declared its autonomy in 1991. Skopje may be the capital and the biggest town. Population: 2,060,000.