Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, is situated in central Balkans, on the crossroads of the horizontal and vertical road transversal on this peninsula. According to the latest census of 2002, the capital has 467,257 inhabitants. What gives Skopje its unique charm is the mixture of old and new. Its modern architecture makes an interesting contrast to the old spirit, felt in the old part of the town. Rich in history, monuments, and events, Skopje has a lot to offer to everyone.