1. HOME TO THE WORLD’S DEEPEST UNDERWATER CAVE
Cave Vrelo is a stunning underwater cave with a depth of 77 meters, which makes it the world’s deepest underwater cave and an interesting place to visit in Macedonia!
2. ALEXANDER THE GREAT
King of the former kingdom of Macedonia, and one of the first “world leaders” with an empire that stretched from Europe to Asia. However, shortly after his death, the empire started to fall.
3. THE FIRST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO HAVE FULL ACCESS TO WIRELESS BROADBAND
In 2006, it became the first country in the world to have full access to a wireless broadband connection, after being a part of a high-tech project.
4. THE OFFICIAL NAME IN UNITED NATIONS IS F.Y.R.O.M, BUT…
While the official name of Macedonia in the United Nations is the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, more than 135 countries have recognized it as the Republic of Macedonia, and that’s the correct name.
The reason why U.N still uses F.Y.R.O.M is because of an old dispute between Greece and Macedonia.
5. OHRID LAKE IS ONE OF THE OLDEST LAKES
Not only the oldest but also one of the deepest with a max depth of 288 meters. The age of Ohrid Lake is estimated to be around 4 million years old.