North Macedonia is one of the Balkan states, because the country is located on the Balkan Peninsula. In addition, North Macedonia is a landlocked country, so it does not border any sea, but only other states. These are Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south, Albania to the west and Serbia to the north. In the northwest, the disputed Kosovo region borders Macedonia.
With a national area of 25,713 square kilometers, North Macedonia is a little larger than the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
What country is Macedonia in today?
North Macedonia is quite a mountainous country. This is located on the foothills of the Dinaric Mountains in the west of the country. Overall, Macedonia is a hilly and mountainous country.
However, along the country’s major rivers, the Vardar and the Black Drin, the terrain is rather flat. In addition to these rivers, there are still some large lakes in North Macedonia. Two thirds of Lake Ohrid and Lake Prespa belong to North Macedonia.
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