The Republic of Macedonia is a Balkan country located in southeastern Europe. It declared indepence in 1991, and its capital and largest city is Skopje.
Macedonia is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia. A landlocked country, it borders Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria and Greece. The majority of its roughly 2 million residents are ethnic Macedonians, along with a significant Albanian minority. This page collates all of DW's content on Macedonia.
In February, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia became North Macedonia, ending a decades-long dispute with neighbouring Greece. Citizens of the rebranded country hoped that membership of NATO and talks to join the EU would follow. They were also looking for wide-ranging reforms to reduce corruption and improve prosperity. But six months on, results have been mixed. Guy De Launey reports.
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