About Macedonia : The Macedonia became an independent nation in the year 1991. Between 7,000 BC and 3,500 BC, the old European civilization flourished in Macedonia. It is situated in the east of Illyria, the west of Thrace, center of Southern Balkans, and the north of ancient Greece. It is a country with small basins of agricultural land and mountains. The Vardar is the largest river in the country.