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Macedonia rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of Macedonia. Common rental types found in Macedonia are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Regions and cities if Macedonia where housing rentals are found are Polog, All Cities, Southwestern, Vardar, Skopje, Southeastern, Eastern, Northeastern, Pelagonia. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of Macedonia.

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Macedonia Country Information

Macedonia is officially known as the democracy of Macedonia. It is a country located in the central Balkan Peninsula in South Eastern Europe. It is one of the beneficiary states of the former Yugoslavia, from which it declared its independence in 1991. It is the member of United States in 1993. It is permitted under the provisional reference of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, sometimes summarized as FYROM. Macedonia capital is Skopje. Other included cities of Macedonia are Bitola, Kumanova, Prilep, Tetovo, Ohrid, Veles, Stip, Kocani, Gostivar and Strumica. It is a member of the UN and the Council of Europe. It is a candidate for December 2005 joining the European Union and it is applied for NATO membership.

Macedonia Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The most attractive winter sport centers in Macedonia are Popova Sapka, Jelak, Lesnica and Ceripasina are in the surrounding places of popova sapka. This traditional event is held on every year in February with the participation of the best skiers from Macedonia and abroad. The Sara massive is covered with snow from November to March and April. "Boris Trajkovski" is a very modern Sports recreation center located in Skopje, on the Ilinden Boulevard. It is located in between the Sar and Osogovo mountains which forms the Valley of the Vardar River. The main historical professions in this area are glassblowers, blacksmiths, and other village residents. Red pandas, barking deer, tigers, bears, penguins, rare Chinese alligators, and lions are among the 400 animals that reside at this modest and fun Akron Zoological Park. Seven water slides, three tube rides, a water-whirl ride, two speed slides and a wave pool will give your kids summer thrills.

Macedonia Country Demographics

Macedonia total population - 2,055,915
Macedonia male population - 1,026,307
Macedonia female population - 1,029,608
Macedonia Macedonians population - 1,297,981
Macedonia Albanians population - 506,083
Macedonia Turks population - 77,959
Macedonia Roma population - 53,879
Macedonia Serbs population - 35,939
Macedonia Bosniaks population - 17,018
Macedonia Muslims by nationality population - 2,553
Macedonia Aromanians (Vlachs) population - 9695
Macedonia Egyptians population - 3,713
Macedonia Croats population - 2686
Macedonia Montenegrins population - 2003
Macedonia Bulgarians population - 1417
Macedonia Greeks population - 422
Macedonia Russians population - 368
Macedonia Slovenes population - 365
macedonia poles population - 162
Macedonia Ukrainians population - 136
Macedonia Germans population - 88
Macedonia Czechs population - 60
Macedonia lovaks population - 60
Macedonia Jews population - 533
Macedonia Italians population - 46
Macedonia Austrians population - 35
Macedonia Rusyns population - 24
Macedonia Regionally affiliated population - 829
Macedonia Non-declared population - 404
Macedonia Others population - 5332

Macedonia School Information

The Macedonian education system consists of pre-school education, primary education, secondary education and higher education. Kindergarten is a form of education with early childhood before the age of 6 or 7. Children will develop basic skills and knowledge through creative play and social interaction. Children join in kindergarten at the age of two and seven years, depending on the local custom. Primary education is the first stage of compulsory education. This stage is known as elementary education. It generally occurs at about eleven or twelve years of age. The major goals of primary education are achieving basic literacy and numeracy and starting foundations in science, mathematics, geography, history and other social sciences. Secondary education is the stage of education following primary school. Secondary education is the final stage of education and is characterized by the transformation from the typically comprehensive primary education for minors. Higher education refers to a level of education that is provided at academies, universities, colleges, that award academic degrees or professional certifications.

Macedonia Country Symbols

Macedonia state Flag
Macedonia state Flag
Macedonia state Anthem
Macedonia state Anthem
'Denes nad Makedonija' ('Today Over Macedonia')
Macedonia state Animal
Macedonia state Animal
Lion (in Macedonian heraldry), Lynx, Ohrid trout
Macedonia state Motto
Macedonia state Motto
Liberty or Death (Sloboda ili smrt!) (Macedonian, Freedom or Death!)
Macedonia state Flower
Macedonia state Flower

Macedonia Country History

The Republic of Macedonia was included in the kingdom of Paeonia, which was populated by the Paeonians, a people of Thracian origin. The ancient Illyria and Dardania are developed by various Illyrian peoples and Lyncestis and Pelagonia populated by Molossian tribes. In 336 BC Philip II of Macedon frustrate Upper Macedonia including its northern part and southern Paeonia, which both now lie within the state of Macedonia. Philip's son Alexander the Great overcome the remainder of the region, to reach as far north as the Danube, and incorporated in his empire. At the time of Diocletian the Romans included the area of the current Republic in their Province of Macedonia and the current state was split between Macedonia Salutaris and Moesia prima. Emperor Basil II finally overcomes the armies of Tsar Samuil of Bulgaria in 1014 and by 1018 the Byzantines restored control over Macedonia for the first time since the 600s. The establishment of autonomous Macedonia surrounded the entire region of Macedonia began to arise in the late 1800s. The Kingdom was renamed as the Kingdom of Yugoslavia and it is divided into arena called banovinas in 1929. The Revolutionary Organization of Macedonia was held in 1920-1934. During World War II, Yugoslavia was occupied by the Axis Powers from 1941 to 1945 and its leaders - like Todor Alexandrov, Aleksandar Protogerov, and Ivan Mihailov. Many Macedonians supported the Communist Partisan resistance movement by occupying forces. The National Liberation of Macedonia introduced the People's Republic of Macedonia as part of the People's Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1944. A few changes takes place to the border was agreed to resolve problems with the separation between two countries. The war ended with the mediation of a NATO ceasefire monitoring force.

Macedonia Country Tourist Information

In Macedonia, mostly visitors are seen in summer and winter. In summer, especially in the lake areas and the city of Ohrid are busy with the tourists, Mavrovo, known as a mountain biking center. Skopje, the capital of Macedonia published a number of publications such as Skopje Tourist Map, brochures and placards on the city, a book on the Skopje Old Bazaar, Skopje Tourist Guide. Thessaloniki is the perfect place to enjoy all kinds of luxury and treats, with superb shopping, fine dining, a spirited nightlife, some quality museums, and plenty of concerts and events, especially during the summer season. There are a number of sights to enhance the overall appearance of Thessaloniki, namely its historical White Tower, Byzantine city walls, traditional Greek architecture, and its pretty waterfront, which is lined with cafes and shops. Kursumli Han, a caravanserai, or inn used by traders during the Turkish period. In summer people visit Macedonia is the best time. Mavrovo National Park and Golem Korab offer a variety of winter sports.

Macedonia Country Transportation

Some west European countries are linked with its border of Macedonia by both regular and seasonal bus routes. The international Ljubljana-Athens railway line connects Ljubljana, Zagreb, Belgrade, Skopje, Thessaloniki, and Athens. Another international railway route operates between Skopje and Bar in Serbia-Montenegro. The neighboring airports in Belgrade, Sofia, Tirana, and Thessaloniki can be used. In Macedonia bus travel is developed with familiar services from Skopje to Ohrid, Bitola, Tetovo and major regional towns. Trains run twice a day between Skopje and Thessaloniki. If you are interested in travel to Greece, buy a ticket to Thessaloniki and then get another to Athens.

Macedonia Taxes

Macedonia Corporate Income Tax - 10%
Macedonia Personal Income Tax - 10%
Macedonia Property Tax - 0.1%-0.2%
Macedonia Inheritance and Gift Tax - 2-3% or 4-5%
Macedonia Sales Tax on Real Estate and Rights - 2-4%
Macedonia Contribution for Pension and Disability Insurance Fund - 21.2%
Macedonia Contribution for Health Insurance Fund - 9.2%
Macedonia Contribution for Employment Fund - 1.6%
Macedonia Duties - 0-30%, average 14.5%
Macedonia VAT on computer goods and medical goods - 5%
Macedonia VAT on all others goods - 18%
Macedonia General tax rate of Value Added Tax - 18%
Macedonia Preferential tax rate of Value Added Tax - 5%
Macedonia Excise Tax - 5-62%

Macedonia Universities

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia - 50,700 students
St. Clement of Ohrid University of Bitola, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia - 15,000 students
Goce Delcev University, 'tip, Macedonia' 9000 students
University for Information Science and Technology, Ohrid, Macedonia - 200 students
International University, Struga and Gostivar - 2300 students
International University of Struga, Struga and Gostivar, Macedonia - 2300 students
FON University, Skopje, Strumica, Struga and Gostivar, Macedonia - 5300 students

Macedonia Religions

Macedonian Orthodoxy Population is 64.7%
Macedonia Islam Population is 33.3%
Macedonia Other Christian Population is 0.37%
Macedonia Judaism Population is 0.01%
Macedonia Other and unspecified Population is 1.63%

Macedonia Regions

Skopje, Macedonia - Population 668,518
Pelagonia, Macedonia - Population 221,019
Polog, Macedonia - Population 304,125
Eastern, Macedonia - Population 203,213
Southeastern, Macedonia - Population 171,416
Northeastern, Macedonia - Population 173,814
Southwestern, Macedonia - Population 221,651
Vardar, Macedonia - Population 133,248

Macedonia Country Government

The Republic of Macedonia is a sovereign, independent, democratic and social state. The Constitution of Macedonia is first adopted in November 17, 1991. The assembly consists of 120 seats. Members are elected on the basis of percentage parties gained by the overall vote in each of six election districts of 20 seats each. The prime minister is the head of government, who is selected by the party or unity that gains a majority of seats in parliament. The president is elected by general, direct ballot and has a term of 5 years, with the right to one re-election. The court system consists of a Supreme Court, Constitutional Court, and local and appeals courts. The State Judicial Council monitors the respectable conduct of judges and recommends to parliament. Parliament has 9 appointed judges with the directive of 9 years without the occurrence of re-election. The Government is elected by the majority vote of all the deputies in the Assembly. The president is elected by popular vote for a five-year term. Members are elected by every four years.

Macedonia Country Economy

Republic of Macedonia has one of the least developed economies. Macedonia's government has commenced important reforms in many sectors of the economy over the old years, inspiring economic development of a flourishing entrepreneurial sector. The country agriculture is one of the major parts of Macedonia's economy, main agricultural products are wine grapes, tobacco, vegetables, grains, and cotton are grown, and sheep and goats are raised. These embrace chromium, lead, zinc, and alloys of iron and nickel, main industrial goods are food products, textiles and clothing, machinery, chemicals, iron and steel, and tobacco products. The country has persistent restrictions on the development of a truly exciting private sector. The incompetent legal framework does not offer actual security for property rights and remains a substantial drag on economic efficiency.

Macedonia Country Parks

In Macedonia the national parks Pelister, Mavrovo, Mount Galichica, and Longwood are protected by law covering an area of 13,000 hectares. The Pelister national park is the oldest and retrieves this status in 1948. The five-needle pine is the only variety in the world. The Mavrovo national park is declared in 1949 and covered an area of 11,750 hectares. The descend of Mount Galichica situated between Lake Ohrid and Lake Prespa and covering an area of 22,750 hectares, were declared a national park in 1958. The Jasen forest was exhibited a national park in 1958. It stretches across the mountain massifs of Suva Gora, Suva Planina and Karadzhica. The park features a lighted baseball field, playground, picnic shelter and a restroom/concession building. Longwood is also one of the largest Metropolitan Parks in Ohio. It is located on the former estate of Colonel William Frew Long, the first Mayor of the City of Macedonia.