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North Macedonia

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NORTH MACEDONIA
(pronounced - nawth ma-suh-dow-nee-uh | nɔːθ ˌmæsəˈdəʊnɪə)
OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of North Macedonia
DEMONYMS: Macedonian, European
North Macedonia is part of the Southern Europe region in the continent of Europe. The name North Macedonia is believed to have derived from the Greek term meaning tall, taper or length. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 25.3 thousand square kilometres in size. The primary language spoken is Macedonian, the capital city is Skopje, and the main currency used is the Denar.
LGBTQIA+ Equality Index
High
LGBTQIA+ Dollar
c.241 million
LGBTQIA+ Population
c.55 thousand
ALLOW SAME-SEX MARRIAGES
No
RECOGNISE GENDER CHANGE
Yes
BANNING GAY CONVERSION THERAPY
No

Geography

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CAPITAL

Skopje

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REGION

Southern Europe

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CONTINENT

Europe

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

25333

(square kilometers)

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SURROUNDING OCEAN(S)

Landlocked

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Name in other languages

learn the literal translations of the country’s name in twelve of the most popular languages
English Flag
English
North Macedonia
Mandarin Flag
Mandarin
北马其顿
Dutch Flag
Dutch
Noord-Macedonië
Spanish Flag
Spanish
Macedonia del Norte
Arabic Flag
Arabic
مقدونيا الشمالية
Portuguese Flag
Portuguese
Macedônia do Norte
French Flag
French
Macédoine du Nord
Hebrew Flag
Hebrew
מקדוניה הצפונית
Russian Flag
Russian
Северная Македония
German Flag
German
Nordmazedonien
Hindi Flag
Hindi
उत्तरी मकदूनिया
Japanese Flag
Japanese
北マケドニア

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NOTIFICATIONS

LAST UPDATED:  April 25, 2023
×  GENERALLY SAFE TO TRAVEL  | The country has some or many progressive laws, and the LGBGTQIA+ community living and visiting have equal rights in many areas...read more

Latest

| STATUS

  • There are currently no known issues or armed conflicts taking place within this country. It is advised that you consult your country's foreign or overseas department before you travel. Your government's ministry will provide you with the latest information and guidance as to whether it is safe to travel to this country (or to parts of it)
  • The country has some or many progressive laws, and the LGBGTQIA+ community living and visiting have equal rights in many areas. Generally, it is likely safe to travel in cities; however, some discretion may be required in rural or less populated areas. It is always recommended that you carry out independent research before travelling
  • GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION | The country has some laws in place regarding gender identity and expression
  • LGBTQIA+ ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS | This country has laws in place that bans all forms of discrimination. Laws that protect those community members living or visiting from discrimination
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Government

| INFORMATION

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NORTH MACEDONIA
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
министер за надворешни работи | ministri i punëve të jashtme
The foreign office or ministry is typically a department within a government that focuses on promoting that particular country and what it represents worldwide. The department will often highlight national security, travel restrictions, visa requirements and all relevant foreign policies
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NORTH MACEDONIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
министерство за здравство | ministria e shendetesise
The health office or ministry is typically a department or organisation within a government that focuses on all things relating to health. The department will often highlight travel restrictions, vaccination requirements, pandemics, outbreaks, and relevant health-related information
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
поздрав
HI
hi
HOW ARE YOU?
како си?
GOOD MORNING
добро утро
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
јас сум добро, а вие?
GOOD AFTERNOON
добар ден
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
како се викаш?
GOOD NIGHT
добра ноќ
MY NAME IS…
моето име е ...
WELCOME
добредојден
NICE TO MEET YOU
мило ми е што те запознав
GOODBYE
збогум
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
дали зборуваш англиски?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Macedonian
Official Language(s) spoken in North Macedonia
The emergency service numbers within North Macedonia to call during an emergency
  • AMBULANCE - when someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk (emergency medical services and technical rescue)
  • POLICE - when you feel in danger, are in dangerous situations or have witnessed a crime (law enforcement, criminal investigation, and maintenance of public order)
  • FIRE RESCUE - when a fire occurs or where a person needs rescue (fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation)


Ambulance
AMBULANCE
брза помош (macedonian)

dial
112

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
полицијата (macedonian)

dial
112

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
оган (macedonian)

dial
112

Call Fire Service Now


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EMERGENCY
за итни случаи
HELP ME
помогни ми
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
каде е најблиската болница?
STOP
престанат
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
каде е најблиската аптека?
HOSPITAL
болница
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
каде е полициската станица?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

389

INTERNET SUFFIX

.mk

LANGUAGES

Macedonian

CURRENCY

NAME:
Denar
SYM:
ден
DIVISION:
100 deni

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
230
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
2
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug C Electricity Plug F

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CLIMATE

Skopje

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
18.2°C | 64.7°F
02| FEB
18.1°C | 64.6°F
03| MAR
17.2°C | 62.9°F
04| APR
14.8°C | 58.6°F
05| MAY
13.4°C | 56.1°F
06| JUN
11.3°C | 52.4°F
07| JUL
10.5°C | 50.9°F
08| AUG
11.1°C | 52.0°F
09| SEP
12.1°C | 53.8°F
10| OCT
12.8°C | 55.1°F
11| NOV
14.2°C | 57.6°F
12| DEC
16.4°C | 61.5°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
11.8°C | 53.3°F
02| FEB
11.6°C | 52.8°F
03| MAR
11.3°C | 52.4°F
04| APR
9.6°C | 49.2°F
05| MAY
8.3°C | 46.9°F
06| JUN
6.3°C | 43.4°F
07| JUL
5.7°C | 42.2°F
08| AUG
6.2°C | 43.2°F
09| SEP
6.8°C | 44.3°F
10| OCT
7.2°C | 44.9°F
11| NOV
8.1°C | 46.5°F
12| DEC
10.1°C | 50.1°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
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Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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  USEFUL PHRASES | INSTRUCTIONS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
да
EXCUSE ME
извини ме
NO
нема
PLEASE
ве молиме
NO, THANK YOU
не, благодарам
SORRY
жал
MAYBE
можеби
THANK YOU
ти благодарам

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  Oct 11,2022

TIMEZONE

UTC+1 (Europe/Skopje)

DST APPLIES

Yes
  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (DST)
2023
STARTS
Mar 26, 2023
ENDS
Oct 29, 2023
2024
STARTS
Mar 31, 2024
ENDS
Oct 27, 2024

DST ADJUSTMENT

Forward one hour

DST TIMEZONE

UTC+2 (Europe/Skopje)

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TRAVEL RELATED

AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

2
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Right
INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED
Unknown
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  USEFUL PHRASES | DIRECTIONS & GUIDANCE

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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
упатства и насоки
HOW DO I GET THERE?
како можам да одам таму?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
колку е тоа?
HOW FAR IS IT?
колку е тоа?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
дали ви се прифати кредитни картички?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
каде е бањата?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
не сум заинтересиран
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
каде е најблискиот ресторан?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
јас не ги разбирам
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
колку ти должам?

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LGBTQIA+ Terms

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Lesbian Flag
Lesbian
лезбејка (macedonian)
Gay Flag
Gay
геј (macedonian)
Bisexual Flag
Bisexual
бисексуалци (macedonian)
Transgender Flag
Transgender
трансродова (macedonian)
Intersex Flag
Intersex
интерсекс (macedonian)
Asexual Flag
Asexual
асексуален (macedonian)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
прашање (macedonian)
Community Flag
Community
заедница (macedonian)
Gender Flag
Gender
полови поврзани (macedonian)
Sexuality Flag
Sexuality
поврзаност со сексуалноста (macedonian)
Non-Bingary Flag
Non-Binary
не бинарни (macedonian)
Queer Flag
Queer
квир (macedonian)
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