North Macedonia

3 to 4 Hrs

North Macedonia, officially known as the Republic of North Macedonia, is a landlocked country located in the Balkan Peninsula of Southeast Europe. It is bordered by Serbia to the north, Kosovo to the northwest, Albania to the west, Greece to the south, and Bulgaria to the east.

The official language of North Macedonia is Macedonian, which is a Slavic language and is spoken by the majority of the population. Albanian is also recognized as a co-official language in areas where Albanians make up the majority.

The currency of North Macedonia is the Macedonian denar (MKD), which is abbreviated as “ден” in Cyrillic or “den” in Latin. It is divided into 100 deni.

The flight time from the UK to North Macedonia varies depending on the departure city and the airline, but it generally takes around 3-4 hours with direct flights available.

The time zone in North Macedonia is GMT+2, which means it is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.

The main airport in North Macedonia is Skopje International Airport, also known as Alexander the Great Airport. It is located about 17 kilometers east of Skopje, the capital city of North Macedonia. The address of Skopje International Airport is Petrovec, 1043 Skopje, North Macedonia.

Top Local Attractions

Lake Ohrid

Lake Ohrid is a stunningly beautiful lake that is known for its crystal-clear waters, scenic landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Visitors can go swimming or boating on the lake, explore the nearby monasteries and churches, or simply enjoy the stunning views.

Matka Canyon

Matka Canyon is a breathtaking natural wonder that is home to many unique plant and animal species. Visitors can explore the canyon by boat, hike along the scenic trails, or simply relax and take in the stunning views.


Skopje is the capital city of North Macedonia and is known for its rich cultural heritage and beautiful architecture. Visitors can explore the historic old town, visit the many museums and galleries, or simply take in the vibrant atmosphere of this lively city.
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