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Tourist numbers in N. Macedonia rise 6.8% y/y in Jan-Nov

Tourist numbers in N. Macedonia rise 6.8% y/y in Jan-Nov Author: Charles Roffey. Licence: Creative Commons.

SKOPJE (North Macedonia), January 14 (SeeNews) – The number of foreign tourists who visited North Macedonia in the eleven months through November increased by 6.8% year-on-year to 716,966, the country's statistical office said on Tuesday.

The number of domestic tourists rose 1.9% to 406,529 in the period under review, Makstat said in a statement.

The total number of tourists staying in accomodation facilities in the country in the review period increased by 5.0% year-on-year, reaching 1,123,495.

The number of overnights spent by tourists in North Macedonia in the January-November period rose 2.6% to 3,142,986.

In November alone, the total number of tourists staying in North Macedonia increased by 13.2% year-on-year to 64,458, including 43,096 foreign nationals.

Out of the total number of foreign tourists who visited North Macedonia in November, 13.1% came from Greece, 12.5% from Turkey and 9.6% from Bulgaria.

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