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Between the late 19th and early 20th century, a distinct Macedonian identity emerged, although following the Balkan Wars of 19, the modern territory of Macedonia came under Serbian rule.In the aftermath of the First World War (1914–1918) it became incorporated into the Serb-dominated Kingdom of Yugoslavia, which after the Second World War was re-established as a republic (1945) and which became the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1963.By the time of Diocletian, the province had been subdivided between Macedonia Prima ("first Macedonia") on the south, encompassing most of the kingdom of Macedon, and Macedonia Salutaris (known also as Macedonia Secunda, "second Macedonia") on the north, encompassing partially Dardania and the whole of Paeonia; most of the country's modern boundaries fell within the latter, with the city of Stobi as its capital.Slavic peoples settled in the Balkan region including Macedonia by the late 6th century AD.In the late sixth century BC, the area was incorporated into the Persian Achaemenid Empire, then annexed by the Kingdom of Macedonia in the fourth century.The Romans conquered the region in the second century BC and made it part of the much larger province of Macedonia.
Following Dusan's death, a weak successor appeared, and power struggles between nobles divided the Balkans once again.
The capital and largest city, Skopje, is home to roughly a quarter of the nation's 2.06 million inhabitants.
The majority of the residents are ethnic Macedonians, a South Slavic people.
Since 2005 it has also been a candidate for joining the European Union and has applied for NATO membership.
Although one of the poorest countries in Europe, Macedonia has made significant progress in developing an open, market-based economy.