Macedonia profile

Orthodox priest Macedonia has both Christians and Muslim communities
  • Full name: Republic of Macedonia (listed by the UN as The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
  • Population: 2.1 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Skopje
  • Area: 25,713 sq km (9,928 sq miles)
  • Major language: Macedonian, Albanian
  • Major religion: Christianity, Islam
  • Life expectancy: 73 years (men), 77 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 denar = 100 deni
  • Main exports: Clothing, iron and steel
  • GNI per capita: US $4,810 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .mk
  • International dialling code: +389

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