Skopje dating

The town stayed under Turkish control for over 500 years, serving as the capital of pashasanjak of Üsküb and later the Vilayet of Kosovo.

At that time the city was famous for its oriental architecture and after the First World War the city became part of the newly formed Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Kingdom of Yugoslavia).

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The City of Skopje reaches the Kosovo border to the North-East.

Clockwise, it is also bordered by the Macedonian municipalities of Čučer-Sandevo, Lipkovo, Aračinovo, Ilinden, Studeničani, Sopište, Želino and Jegunovce.

Several rivers meet the Vardar within the city boundaries.

The largest is the Treska, which is 130 kilometres (81 miles) long.

Nowadays, it flows into the Vardar near the ruins of Scupi.

The city of Skopje comprises two artificial lakes, located on the Treska.) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia.It is the country's political, cultural, economic, and academic center.Scupi became the capital of Dardania in the second century BC.On the eve of the 1st century AD, the settlement was seized by the Romans and became a military camp.From 1282, the town was part of the Serbian Empire and acted as its capital city from 1346 to 1371.

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