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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonia_(Greece)

Macedonia is a geographic and historical region of Greece in the southern Balkans. Macedonia is the largest and second most populous Greek region, dominated by mountains in the interior and the port cities of Thessaloniki (or Salonika) and Kavala on its southern coastline. Macedonia is part of Northern Greece, together ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Macedonia

Macedonia officially the Republic of Macedonia is a country in the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. It is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, from which it declared independence in 1991. It became a member of the United Nations in 1993, but, as a result of an ongoing dispute with Greece over the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonia

Macedonia most commonly refers to: Republic of Macedonia, a country in southeastern Europe; Macedonia (Greece), a traditional geographic region, spanning three administrative divisions of northern Greece: Western Macedonia · Central Macedonia · Eastern Macedonia and Thrace · Macedonia (region), a region ...

www.globotreks.com/destinations/macedonia/14-facts-you-might-not-know-about-macedonia

Macedonia, a still off the beaten path country, has an air of mystery that makes it interesting to curious travelers. Here are 14 facts you might not know about Macedonia.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonia_naming_dispute

The Macedonia naming dispute is a political dispute over the use of the name " Macedonia" between the southeastern European countries of Greece and the Republic of Macedonia, formerly a region within Yugoslavia. Pertinent to its background is an early 20th century multifaceted dispute and armed conflict that formed ...

www.foundalis.com/geo/macedonia.htm

The term “Macedonia” refers to a geographical region in the south-eastern part of Europe, in the Balkans. Its southern region is part of Greece, its north-eastern region is part of Bulgaria (or “Pirin” as many Bulgarians prefer to call it), and its north-western region is the country that insists to call itself simply “Macedonia”, as if it ...

www.historyofmacedonia.org/MacedonianGreekConflict/conflict.html

Ancient Macedonia was home to many tribes. The ancient Macedonian tribes emerged from the Brygians or Phrygians. Some of the Brygians left Macedonia and migrated to Asia Minor where they changed their name to Phrygians and established a powerful Phrygian kingdom (Herodotus). When the Macedonian army ...

www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2018/02/04/582506402/for-two-countries-the-dispute-over-macedonias-name-is-rooted-in-national-identit

Feb 4, 2018 ... Alexander the Great is central to identity in Greece and Macedonia, which are quarreling over Macedonia's name — and bragging rights to the 4th century B.C. military genius.

www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-0707-slattery-alexander-macedonia-20150707-story.html

Jul 7, 2015 ... Given his birthplace, Macedonians claim Alexander as a founding father. Greece, which has its own northern province of Macedonia, argues that the "M-word" in its Balkan neighbor's constitutional name amounts to a form of identity theft or cultural kleptomania. The modern republic is a successor state of ...