The Štip-Strumica dialect on the map of the Macedonian dialects
Тhe Strumica (Macedonian: Струмички дијалект, Strumicki dijalekt) is a dialect of the Macedonian language. It is member of the center subgroup of the eastern group of the Macedonian dialects. This dialect is mainly spoken in the south-eastern part of Macedonia, respectively in Strumica and in the in surrounding areas. The main characteristic is continuing the vowel.