During the 580s, Byzantine literature attests to the Slavs raiding Byzantine territories in the region of Macedonia, later aided by Bulgars. 680 a group of Bulgars, Slavs and Byzantines led by a Bulgar called Kuber settled in the region of the Keramisian plain, centred on the city of Bitola.
The capital and largest city, Skopje, is home to roughly a quarter of the nation's 2.06 million inhabitants.
The majority of the residents are ethnic Macedonians, a South Slavic people.
However, by the late 12th century, Byzantine decline saw the region contested by various political entities, including a brief Norman occupation in the 1080s.
In the early 13th century, a revived Bulgarian Empire gained control of the region.
Republika Makedonija), 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 use of the name "Macedonia", was admitted under the provisional description the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia It constitutes approximately the northwestern third of the larger geographical region of Macedonia, which also comprises the neighbouring parts of northern Greece and smaller portions of southwestern Bulgaria and southeastern Albania.The country's geography is defined primarily by mountains, valleys, and rivers.Loveawake has a vast network of singles communities around the world in places such as the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, UAE, Canada, India and South Africa to name but a few. Connect with single men and women in our singles' chat rooms. Become part of network with millions of members, a community of men and women looking for dates, flirt, interested in making new friends, finding romance and life partners.You get access to thousands of profiles of your choice without registration and just in case you want contact somebody, just sign up in 3 easy steps free of charge. We have compiled a detailed questionnaire which incorporates your search criteria and your personal characteristics (these are not obligatory but offer additional match criteria for members).By the time of Diocletian, the province had been subdivided between Macedonia Prima ("first Macedonia") on the south, encompassing most of the kingdom of Macedon, and Macedonia Salutaris (known also as Macedonia Secunda, "second Macedonia") on the north, encompassing partially Dardania and the whole of Paeonia; most of the country's modern boundaries fell within the latter, with the city of Stobi as its capital.