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Located in the heart of the Balkans, in southeastern Europe, Republic of Macedonia is an elevated plateau surrounded by mountains. This landlocked country is bordered by Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Kosovo. Its climate is continental. Two mountain systems cut through the region: the Pindus and the Ródope.

Highest mountain roads of FYR Macedonia:

Mountain road Elevation Zone Surface
Peristeri  2.586m (8,484ft) South-west Gravel
Solunska Glava 2.526m (8,287ft) Central Gravel
Kajmakčalan 2.524m (8,281 ft) South Asphalt
Skarpa 2.460m (8,070ft) North-west Gravel
Piribeg 2.342m (7,683ft) North-west Gravel
Golemo Ezero 2.272m (7,454ft) South-west Gravel
Ruen Peak  2.246m (7,368ft) North-east Gravel 
Ljuboten 2.112m (6,929ft) North-west Gravel
Bistra Lake 2.089m (6,853ft) North-west Gravel
Lako Signoj 1.975m (6,479ft) South-west Gravel 
Lake Bogovina 1.945m (6,381ft) West Gravel 



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Around the world

>Scenic drives in Norway. Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama.

>Romanian high altitude roads. Romania has some amazing roads, real tourist destinations by themselves.

>Faroese challenging tunnels. Harrowing one lane tunnel on a 2 way road. Kind of frightening to drive through if you're not used to it.

>The world's best road. The world's best road has just been announced: the N-222 from Peso de Regua to Pinhao in Portugal.

>Highest accessible towns by car on Earth. List of permanent settlements occupied year-round, accessible by car.

>Longest straight roads in the world. From point A to B in the fastest time possible, sometimes you need to cut corners.

>The world's northernmost road ends. Get a reliable car, lots of food, water, matches, warm clothing, and gas.

>Highest tunnels in the world. After years of work in rarefied air and frigid temperatures at more than 4,000m, these tunnels are engineering marvels sure to impress anyone.

 

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