Vardar Macedonia

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Territorial expansion of Serbia from 1817 to 1913

Vardar Macedonia (Macedonian: Вардарската Македонија, Serbian: Вардарска Македонија / Vardarska Makedonija) is an area in the north of the geographical region of Macedonia, corresponding with the area of today's Republic of Macedonia.[1][2][3][4][5][6] It covers an area of 25,713 square kilometres (9,928 sq mi).[7] It usually refers to the part of Macedonia region attributed to the Kingdom of Serbia by the Treaty of Bucharest in 1913. It is named after the Vardar, the major river in the area.

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  1. ^ Danforth, L.M. (1997). The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World. Princeton University Press. p. 44. ISBN 0-691-04356-6
  2. ^ Alice Ackermann, Making Peace Prevail: Preventing Violent Conflict in Macedonia, Syracuse University Press, 2000, p.55
  3. ^ Waiting for Macedonia: Identity in a Changing World, University of Toronto Press, 2006, p.29
  4. ^ Hugh Poulton, Who are the Macedonians?, Hurst & Company, 2000, p.2
  5. ^ Stefan Troebst, Das makedonische Jahrhundert: Von den Anfängen der nationalrevolutionären Bewegung zum Abkommen von Ohrid 1893-2001, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2007, p.344
  6. ^ Dimitar Bechev, Historical dictionary of the Republic of Macedonia, Scarecrow Press, 2009, p.232
  7. ^ "Macedonia". The World Factbook. CIA. Retrieved 29 July 2009.