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Skopjelocked

  • Dimitrije Bužarovski

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Capital city of the Republic of Macedonia. The founding of the ancient city Skupi is associated with the establishment of the Roman province in 148 bce. The geostrategic position on the very important Balkan migration north-south route at the river Vardar and close to the east-west Balkan communications influenced its development as a central commercial, military, and administrative post. As a natural crossroads of the Central Balkans, Skopje was selected by Serbian King Dušan as a capital of his kingdom in ...

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