Kumanovo


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Kumanovo

(ko͞o`mänôvô), town (1994 pop. 94,589), North Macedonia. Located in the center of a tobacco-growing region, its major industries are tobacco processing and canning. The Serbs won a decisive victory over the Turks at Kumanovo in 1912.
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Kumanovo

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Macedonia. Population, 46,000 (1971). It evolved in connection with the construction of a railroad. Kumanovo’s industries include tobacco curing, the production of ceramic articles and pipes, and various crafts. Asbestos is mined near the city.

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The new Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, Trajan Dimkovski, was born on 8 November 1967 in Kumanovo. He is an agricultural engineer with a degree from the Faculty of Agriculture in Skopje.
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Macedonia's financial regulator announced on Tuesday that Bulgaria's Central Cooperative Bank (BUL:4CF), or CCB, has successfully bought 317,864 ordinary shares, or 93.72%, of Macedonian Stater Banka Kumanovo (MSE:KIBP).
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