Gradsko, Republic of Macedonia

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Gradsko, Republic of Macedonia
Градско
Gradsko, Republic of Macedonia is located in Republic of Macedonia
Gradsko, Republic of Macedonia
Gradsko, Republic of Macedonia
Location within Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°34′N 21°56′E / 41.567°N 21.933°E / 41.567; 21.933Coordinates: 41°34′N 21°56′E / 41.567°N 21.933°E / 41.567; 21.933
Country  Macedonia
Municipality Gradsko municipality
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,219
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 1420
Area code(s) +389 043
Car plates VE
Website www.Gradsko.gov.mk/

Gradsko (Macedonian: Градско, [ˈɡrat͡sːkɔ] ( ) ) is a village (despite the word grad meaning "town") located in central Republic of Macedonia. It is located at around 41°34′39″N 21°56′34″E / 41.57750°N 21.94278°E / 41.57750; 21.94278 and is very close to the main motorway which links Gevgelija on Macedonia's border with Greece, to Slovenia's crossing with Austria. It was constructed in Yugoslavia. The village of Gradsko is the seat of the Gradsko municipality.

It was the ancient Paeonian capital of Stobi.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilkes, J. J. The Illyrians, 1992,ISBN 0-631-19807-5,Page 18,"... northeastward course through an area of mountains to join the Vardar below Titov Veles near the ancient Paeonian capital of Stobi (Gradsko). Though marshy in some areas this plain - the ancient Pelagonia - has supported a large population from prehistoric ..."