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Short history of Skopje

Have you ever wanted to visit a country off the beaten path, filled with historical landmarks and that has a 4000-year old history? Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, is the perfect spot for you. All you need are plane tickets, a travel insurance, a travel visa and a suitcase, and you’re off to an amazing vacation. In this article you’ll find a short history of this amazing city.

Fortress kale high above the Skopje:
fortress kale high above the Skopje

Skopje, the capital of Macedonia in the Balkan peninsula, has been inhabited for over 4000 years. Archaeological digs found evidence of neolithic tools and habitations. In 148 BC, the city came under the government of the Roman empire. During the Roman empire, Skopje (or Scupi in Latin), became the seat of the provincial government in the Balkans. When the empire separated, the city moved into the Eastern empire.

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