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Human Rights in the Republic of Macedonia 2007
Human Rights in the Republic of Macedonia 2007

Author(s): Jonuz Abdullai, Albert Musliu
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: Balkan Human Rights Network

Summary/Abstract: The Republic of Macedonia is situated in South-East Europe, in the central part of the Balkan Peninsula. It covers an area of 25,713 square kilometers (the entire area of Macedonia covers approximately 66,000 square kilometers) and borders with Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south, and Albania to the west and Serbia to the north. Macedonia has 850 kilometers of frontiers with its neighbors. The longest is the border with Greece- 262km; that with FR Yugoslavia is 232km in length, that with Albania is 191 and that with Bulgaria is 165. The significance of the geographical position of Macedonia as a central Balkan state bordering with four countries, different in their economic potentials and development is especially underlined by the fact that they are directed towards each others in terms of trade, complementariness of their economies, with the main routes passing exactly through the territory of the Republic of Macedonia.

  • Issue Year: 2007
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 126-167
  • Page Count: 42
  • Language: English