Set the Record Straight (SRS)
This is a project for identifying wrong information and contacting the source for correction.
References related to the Balkan country (Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia) bordering northern Greece.
Setting the record straight on the naming is very important for historical correctness and controlling misinformation.
The country’s name is “North Macedonia”, while “Macedonia” is in Greece and it is a region in Greece since the antiquity. The two ancient Macedonian capitals, Aigai or Vergina (Βεργίνα) 808-399 BC and Pella (Πέλλα) 399-168 BC are located in the Macedonia region of northern Greece.
Sources contacted so far for correction:
- North Macedonia – Correction for accurate naming at OurWorldInData