National Symbols of North Macedonia

North Macedonia is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, . The capital of North Macedonia is Skopje.

The official language is Macedonian and the Macedonian denar is the currency of the North Macedonia. The domain is .mk and the country code is +389.

National day is celebrated on 8 Sep 1991. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and North Macedonia is no exception.

In North Macedonia, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Macedonian people. Rakija is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of North Macedonia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Kočo Racin, Georgi Pulevski and Kole Nedelkovski represent a national Macedonian symbol.

The country was founded by Krste Petkov Misirkov. The current president of North Macedonia is Stevo Pendarovski and is the Prime Minister.

In North Macedonia the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Macedonian national anthem was written by Vlado Maleski and composed by Todor Skalovski.

Country information

Former name(s) South Serbia
Official name(s) Republic of North Macedonia
Alternative name(s) Republic of North Macedonia (official, English)
Regional location Southeast Europe, bordering Kosovo to the northwest, Serbia to the north, Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south, and Albania to the west
Country name etymology "Highlanders" or "the tall ones"
Climate Warm, dry summers and autumns; relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall
Terrain Mountainous territory covered with deep basins and valleys; three large lakes, each divided by a frontier line; country bisected by the Vardar River
Population 25,778,816
National Day 8 Sep 1991
Language(s) Macedonian
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism & Islam
Country code +389
Literacy rate 96.1%
Currency Macedonian denar
Capital city Skopje
Domain(TLD) .mk
Ethnicity Macedonians, Albanians, Turks & Romani
Head of government President of the Government
Nationality Macedonian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 25,713 km2 (9,928 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (CET)
Average elevation 741 m (2,431 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of North Macedonia

Flag map of North Macedonia

Motto of North Macedonia

No official motto

National animal of North Macedonia

The National animal of North Macedonia is Lion

National Animal of North Macedonia - Lion

National flower of North Macedonia

The National flower of North Macedonia is Common Opium Poppy. Botanical name is Papaver Somniferum.

National flower of North Macedonia - Common Opium Poppy

National bird of North Macedonia

The National bird of North Macedonia is Not Declared

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Macedonian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Where force rules, justice does not exist.

What one fool can ensnare, not a thousand sages can fix.

Think twice, say once.

The brain is not in the pocket, but in the head.

If my neighbor is happy, my own work will go easier, too.

Feed a dog, he stops barking at you.

Enjoy yourself; for there is nothing in the world we can call our own.

Brother does not feed his brother but it is hard not having one.

A good friend is recognised in times of trouble.

A bear that dances in your neighbour's house might soon dance in yours.

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