For other uses, see Macedonia (disambiguation) and North Macedonia (disambiguation). North Macedonia (Macedonia until February 2019), officially the Republic of North Macedonia, is a country in the Balkans, southeast Europe. It gained independence in 1991 as one of the successor states of Yugoslavia.
In 1946, the new republic was granted federal status as an autonomous "People's Republic of Macedonia" within the new Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. In the 1963 Constitution of Yugoslavia it was slightly renamed, to bring it in line with the other Yugoslav republics, as the Socialist Republic of Macedonia .
Macedonia most commonly refers to: North Macedonia, a country in southeastern Europe, formerly known as the Republic of Macedonia; Macedonia (ancient kingdom), a kingdom in Greek antiquity; Macedonia (Greece), a traditional geographic region spanning three administrative divisions of northern Greece
The Socialist Republic of Macedonia, commonly referred to as Socialist Macedonia or simply Macedonia, was one of the six constituent countries of the post-WWII Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and a nation state of the Macedonians. After the transition of the political system to parliamentary democracy in 1990, the Republic changed its official name to Republic of Macedonia in 1991, and with the beginning of the breakup of Yugoslavia, it declared itself an independent country on 8 Septe
The first Macedonian state was formally proclaimed under the name Democratic Federal Macedonia at the First Plenary Session of the Anti-Fascist Assembly for the People's Liberation of Macedonia during the World War II in Yugoslav Macedonia. It was set up clandestinely on 2 August 1944 in the Bulgarian occupation zone in Yugoslavia. This date is now celebrated by ethnic Macedonians as the day they were first allowed to freely state their nationality. It was chosen intentionally, as it was the dat
The Socialist Republic of Macedonia, which was defined as a nation-state of the Macedonians and also a state of its ethnic minorities, had some powers normally associated with an independent state. The Constitution also recognized the right of self-determination and secession. The borders of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia could only be changed by decision of the republic's parliament. Its inhabitants held both Yugoslav citizenship and an internal Macedonian citizenship for state business. T
In 1990 the form of government peacefully changed from socialist state to parliamentary democracy. The first pluralist elections were held on 11 November the same year. The once ruling communist party took a reformist direction and renamed itself League of Communists of Macedonia – Party for Democratic Change led by Petar Gošev. After the head of the last communist presidency Vladimir Mitkov resigned, Kiro Gligorov became the first democratically elected president of the Socialist ...
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North Macedonia officially the Republic of North Macedonia (Macedonian: Република Северна Македонија - Republika Severna Makedonija (Albanian: Republika e Maqedonisë së Veriut ) is a country located on the Balkan peninsula and in Southeastern Europe. North Macedonia borders Serbia to the north, Albania to the west, Greece to the south, and Bulgaria to the east. The country's currency is the Macedonian denar (MKD). The capital and largest city is Skopje, with more ...
Republic of Macedonia em i wanpela kantri long Yurop. Kapitol long Macedonia emi Skopje.Pranis em i gat 2.069.162 manmeri (2014).
Republic of Macedonia (mac. Република Северна Македонија; alb. Republika e Maqedonisë së Veriut) yɛ ɔman u Yurop. N'ahenkuro yɛ Skopje. Asaase tɛtrɛɛtɛ: 25,713 km 2. Omanmu nipa dodoɔ: 2,103,721 (2017)
The Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia (Macedonian: Собрание на Република Северна Македонија, Albanian: Kuvendi i Republikës së Maqedonisë së Veriut), or the Sobranie (Macedonian: Собрание, "Assembly"), is the unicameral representative body of the citizens of North Macedonia; it is North Macedonia's sole legislature.№Name (Birth–Death)Term of officeTerm of office8Talat Xhaferi (1962–)27 April 2017Incumbent7Trajko Veljanovski (1962–)21 June 200827 April 20176Ljubiša Georgievski (1937–2018)2 August 200621 June 20085Ljupčo Jordanovski (1953–2010)18 November 20032 August 2006
The 2001 insurgency in Macedonia was an armed conflict which began when the ethnic Albanian National Liberation Army (NLA) militant group, formed from veterans of the Kosovo War and Insurgency in FR Yugoslavia, attacked Macedonian security forces at the beginning of February 2001, and ended with the Ohrid Agreement, signed on 13 August of that same year.
In 1963 the People's Republic of Macedonia was renamed the "Socialist Republic of Macedonia" when the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia was renamed the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. It dropped the "Socialist" from its name a few months before declaring independence from Yugoslavia in September 1991.