1. In Macedonia is located the only European ruby locality.
  2. The highest-quality opium in the world is the Macedonian one.
  3. The most popular Roman road in its biggest part passed through Macedonia.
  4. The 120 dolls in Kuklica in the vicinity of Kratovo are 10 million years old.
  5. According to NASA, Kokino is the fourth oldest observatory in the world.
  6. One of most known humanitarians and winners of the Nobel prizein , Mother Teresa was born in Skopje. In her honor is built a Memorial House in Skopje.
  7. Beside Mother Teresa, known personalities born in this region are the father of modern Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk born in Bitola.
  8. It is believed that in the churches „St. Bogorodica Prechista“ in Kochani, „St. Jovan Bigorski“ and „St. Gjorgjija Pobedonosec“ in Debar are hiding parts of the cross Jesus was crucified on.
  9. Vrelo is one of the deepest under-water caves in the world.
  10. The cave Peshna in Makedonski Brod was described in the New York Times as identical to the caves imagined in Lord of the Rings.