Area: 25,713 km2 (9,928 sq miles)
Capital City: Skopje
Population: 2,103,721 (2017 estimate)
Official Languages: Macedonian
Boarding Countries: Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece
Currency: Macedonian Denar (MKD)
Government: Parliamentary Republic
Macedonia's climate features hot summers and cold winters. Fall tends to be dry in the country. In July the average temperature is between 20 and 23°c (68 and 73°f). The average temperature in January is between -20 and 0°c (-4 and 32°f). Rainfall averages 51 cm (20 in) a year. Snowfalls can be heavy in winter.