Macedonia, now named FYROM

Ilinka Mitreva, FYROM Minister for Foreign Affairs (Photo: European Commission)
A part of the former Yugoslavia, now named FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia).
Macedonia/FYROM applied for EU membership in 2004 and was approved as candidate contry by 2005.


Macedonia is the oldest surviving name of a European country. It was once given to an ancient kingdom founded in 808 B.C.