Macedonia (Macedonian: Македонија Makedonija) is a landlocked country in the Balkans. It's bordered by Serbia and Kosovo to the north, Albania to the west, Bulgaria to the east, and Greece to the south.
Veles (Macedonian: Велес) is a city located in the Povardarie region of Macedonia. The city is home to over 43,000 residents, making it the sixth-largest in the country.
Stobi is a large set of ruins in the Povardarie region of Macedonia, near the village of Gradsko. The nearest city is Kavadarci roughly 20 km (12 mi) south.
Kavadarci is the wine capital of Macedonia, located in the Tikveš grape growing region of Povardarie.
Prilep is a city in Western Macedonia nicknamed "The city under Marko’s towers", alluding to its fortress. The city of 76,768 is the Macedonian tobacco capital.
Skopje (Macedonian: Скопје, Albanian: Shkup, Turkish: Üsküb) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. Skopje is city of many cultures and many centuries.
Kumanovo is city with about 105,000 people located in the northern part of Eastern Macedonia. Located in the middle of a long valley 35 km to the northeast of Skopje, Kumanovo is one of Macedonia’s larger cities.
Makedonski Brod is a town in Western Macedonia, on the south-eastern part of Suva Gora, western Karadžica, and south-western Dautica mountains.
Kratovo (Macedonian: Кратово) is a town of just under 7,000 residents located in northeastern Macedonia. It is situated on the western slopes of Mount Osogovo inside the crater of an extinguished volcano.
Kriva Palanka is a small mountain town in the very northeastern part of Macedonia. It has about 12,000 residents.
Bitola (Macedonian: Битола) is a grand old town that still bears the marks of its turn-of-the-century importance as a center for diplomacy – while also exemplifying the country’s time-honored cafe culture. Bitola is nicknamed “city of consuls” and is the second largest city in the Republic of Macedonia, with a population of nearly 100,000.
Gostivar is a town in the Western Macedonia. The town has about 45,000 people.
Tetovo (Macedonian: Тетово, Albanian: Tetovë) is a town tucked into the northwestern corner of western Macedonia, in the shadow of the Šar Mountains. The major city of the Polog region, it has about 53,000 people, making it the fifth-largest city in Macedonia.
Pella is a region in Central Macedonia, Greece, named after the ancient city of Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great.
Ferizaj is a town in Kosovo, just west of the main highway linking the national capital, Pristina, with the Macedonian border.
Strumica is a city in Eastern Macedonia. The city contains 37,000 people with an absolute Macedonian majority.
Resen (Macedonian: Ресен) is a city in southwestern Macedonia. It has just under 9,000 residents within city limits and is the seat of Resen Municipality which includes the town as well as 43 surrounding villages with a total population of nearly 17,000.
Prevalla (Serbian Prevala) is a skiing center 28 km from Prizren, Kosovo.
Dojran is a touristic pearl in Eastern Macedonia. It is made up of two fisherman's towns; Nov Dojran (settled from the end of World War I to World War II) and Star Dojran, which contains both old ruins and recent construction, especially hotels, resorts and restaurants.
People seldom go out of their way to visit Pristina (Albanian: Prishtinë), the capital city of Kosovo: Communist rulers destroyed large chunks of Pristina to build a model city for the new man during the early years of their rule in Yugoslavia, leaving few major sights in the city.
Prizren , in Kosovo, is a pretty city of mosques and monasteries dating to the 14th century. Happily spared (mostly) from both the "destroy the old, build the new" drive of the communists during the early years of their rule in Yugoslavia, as well as the ethnic and religious atrocities that plagued the Western Balkans in the last decade of the 20th century, Prizren has the best-preserved old town in the country by far, and is often referred to as the cultural capital of Kosovo.
Veria is a town of Central Macedonia and the capital of the County of Imathia.
Debar is a small city in the very western part of Western Macedonia right on the border with Albania. Debar is a small city with about 10,000 people.
Kosovo (Albanian: Kosova, Serbian: Kосово и Метохија, Kosovo i Metohija) is a country in South Eastern Europe. After a lengthy and often violent dispute with Serbia, Kosovo declared independence in February 2008 and is recognised by about half of the countries around the world, despite heavy opposition from Serbia, which continues to consider Kosovo an illegitimately separated province of Serbia.
Shebenik-Jabllanice National Park is in the Librazhd and Bulqizë regions of Albania. It is one of Albania's newest national parks, having been created in 2008.
Vergina (in Greek Βεργίνα) is a village in the prefecture of Imathia, Region of Central Macedonia, Northern Greece.
Pogradec is a town in the east of Albania on the shores of Lake Ohrid. Overshadowed by its glitzy neighbors on the Macedonian side of the lake, the town of Pogradec has been experiencing a revival recently.
Gjakova/Gjakovë (Albanian) is a city in western Kosovo with about 101,000 inhabitants.
Kosovska Mitrovica or Mitrovicë is a city in the north of the Republic of Kosovo although the northern part is controlled by Serbia.
Librazhd is the name of a town and district in Albania. It is located in the central east of Albania between Elbasan and Pogradec
Lure National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombetar i Lures) is in Northeastern Albania (41° 47′ N, 20° 11′ E).
Thessaloniki (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη, Turkish: Selanik, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian: Солун, Solun) is the capital of the region of Central Macedonia, and is, at about one million inhabitants, the second largest city in the country. More importantly, it is a city with a continuous 3,000-year history, preserving relics of its Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman past and of its formerly dominant Jewish population.
Bansko is in Southwest Bulgaria. It is the birthplace of the Bulgarian revival movement.
Bajram Curri is the largest town in the Tropoja District of northern Albania, near the border with Kosovo. It is an important gateway to the spectacular Valbona valley and the breathtaking ferry ride across Lake Koman.