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Vardar

(vär`där), river, c.240 mi (390 km) long, rising in the Šar Planina, North Macedonia, and flowing northeast then southeast in a fertile valley, past Skopje, through NE Greece to the Aegean Sea near Thessaloníki. The Vardar valley forms part of the principal corridor of the Balkan Peninsula.

Vardar

 

a river in Yugoslavia and Greece. Length, 388 km; basin area, 25,400 sq km. Its sources are in the Macedonian Mountains (the šar Planina and Suha Gora ranges). It flows through intermontane depressions separated by canyons into the Gulf of Thermaikos in the Aegean Sea. The highest water levels are reached in autumn, winter, and spring. From July to September, the water level is low. The average discharge of water near the river’s exit to the Salonika Lowland is 151 cu m per sec. The bed is filled by landslides in its lower course. The cities of Skopje and Titov Veles (both in Yugoslavia) are located on the Vardar.

vardar

[′vär‚där]
(meteorology)
A cold fall wind blowing from the northwest down the Vardar valley in Greece to the Gulf of Salonica; it occurs when atmospheric pressure over eastern Europe is higher than over the Aegean Sea, as is often the case in winter. Also known as vardarac.

Vardar

a river in S Europe, rising in W Macedonia and flowing northeast, then south past Skopje into Greece, where it is called the Axios and enters the Aegean at Thessalon?ki. Length: about 320 km (200 miles)
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For The Attention Of: Repair Of Bridge No 1 On The Vardar River
Next to the square is the Stone Bridge across the Vardar River.
It would be cheaper if the pipeline passes through the river flow of Vardar River and Morava River.
On the left bank of the Vardar River, next to the Macedonian Opera and Ballet where the first houses of the Skopje neighborhood of Pajko Maalo used to stand, the cornerstone of the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was laid on 12 April.
On the left bank of the Vardar River, a Macedonian museum dedicated to the victims of the holocaust is being built, which will be the world's third and Europe's first museum of this kind after those in Jerusalem and Washington.
Contract notice: Repair of a bridge on the Vardar River on regional road R2137 near Vojshanci village.
058 Construction of 12 HPP - Vardar River Valley 72.
The geographical indication 'Wine of Vardar River Valley' is going to slowdown Macedonian wine exports, agricultural economists caution.
This cultural and historical monument, of particular significance for the Republic of Macedonia, is in the center of Skopje along the left bank of the Vardar River, stretching from the Stone Bridge to Bit Pazar, climbing up the slope of Skopje's Kale and covering a portion of the flatland across which the small river of Serava used to flow.
Goal: The main goal of this project is to provide continuous operation of the waste-water treatment plant thus ensuring continuous treatment of polluted ground waters, decontamination of contaminated soils in the surrounding of the village Jegunovce and preventing polluted waters from the industrial landfill (both ground and leakage waste waters) to run directly into Vardar River.
The Macedonian wine cannot be exported as 'Macedonian' and therefore it will be sold to the foreign market under the protected geographical indication "Wine of Vardar River Valley".
My colleague and I discussed ways for Slovenia to build hydro power stations in Macedonia, including 12 hydro power stations planned to be built in Vardar River," Zerjav said.