Some Essential Facts

Time zone: GMT +1
Daylight saving time: +1 hour, begins last Sunday in March and ends last Sunday in October.

Language: Macedonian
English language is spoken in all big cities, but in more remote areas this may not be the case. Road signs are normally in both Macedonian (Cyrillic) and Latin alphabet.

Electric supply and plugs: 220V, 50Hz, two pin round plugs

Currency: Macedonian Denar (MKD)
Foreign currencies can be exchanged in banks and exchange offices, the exchange rate is almost the same. There are also ATMs in all larger cities.

Phone code: +389
For international use from abroad: dial the international out code of your country + 389 + city area code + local number.

Internet access: available at all hotels. In smaller cities and villages connection may be spotty.

Population: 2 million

70% Orthodox
28 % Islam
1 % Catholic
1 % Other

Health: There are hospitals and clinics located in all larger towns and cities, while smaller centers have dispensaries. Pharmacies in Macedonia are well supplied, and they are open 8am to 9pm and 10pm.

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