Peace Corps Macedonia
Welcome to the Peace Corps Macedonia archive
On this site you can look up different returned peace corps volunteers to see what they did in Macedonia while serving and what they are doing now. Soon, You will also find an index of all the towns that volunteers lived in along with some information and photos. There is also a section on Icons!
Macedonia is a small land-locked republic (25,713 sq. km.) in the Balkans, situated north of Greece, South of Yugoslavia and between Albania and Bulgaria. It
was a part of Yugoslavia until September 8th, 1991 when it gained it's independence thankfully avoiding the bloodshed of it's northern neighbors Bosnia and Croatia.
The population is approximately 2.3 million. Skopje is the capital city with a population of 450,000. Macedonia is a developing nation with a GNP of 709 USD per
individual in 1994. Major industry includes agriculture, mining, textiles and leather.
This page was last updated on 10/30/00.