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Category: Cities, Local time: 01:21:25, Altitude: 338m, Official WWW website:

Kumanovo is the third largest city in Macedonia . It is situated in the northern part of the country, near the border with Serbia, near the capital Skopje .

History

The colonization of this region can be dated back to the Bronze Age, as well as to the Neolithic, which is confirmed by archaeological findings. The first written mention of the city Kumanovo dates to 1519. At the end of the 16th century Kumanovo became the administrative center of the region. In the 17th century the city experienced a period of rather unpleasant stagnation. In the 18th century Kumanovo was the centre of the Ottoman province. Two Balkan wars hit this region but since the end of the 19th century Kumanovo has been developing.

Present Kumanovo

Kumanovo is now a modern industrial city. The surrounding countryside and the city offer tourists a number of historic buildings. The dominating feature of Kumanovo is St.George´s church located at the outskirts. It is a typical Orthodox church structure. Then there is the statue of Batka Gjorgija, the Kosturnica monument, St. Nicholas´church, Holy Trinity Church from 1902, Eksi mosque from 1751 , and much more. Approximately 30 km from Kumanovo you can visit Kokino, a megalithic astronomical observatory, the fourth oldest observatory in the world.


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GPS: 42.1331, 21.7159
Altitude: 338 m
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Last update: Oct 22, 2012 6:49:25 AM

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