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"Macedonia" : no such country #9

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macns opened this issue Jan 21, 2013 · 1 comment
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"Macedonia" : no such country #9

macns opened this issue Jan 21, 2013 · 1 comment

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@macns
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@macns macns commented Jan 21, 2013

Thanks for your work :-)
Due to a naming dispute with Greece over the name "Macedonia", major organizations over the world refer to it as: "Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" (abbreviated FYROM)

Proof:
http://europa.eu/abc/maps/applicants/fyrom_en.htm
http://www.olympic.org/Documents/Reports/EN/en_report_258.pdf
http://ec.europa.eu/enlargement/archives/pdf/key_documents/2005/package/sec_1425_final_analytical_report_mk_en.pdf
http://www.ebu.ch/members/members_logos.php
http://web.archive.org/web/20091213080842/http://ec.europa.eu/competition/international/bilateral/fyrom.html

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@umpirsky umpirsky commented Jan 21, 2013

I know, I'm from Serbia :)

But, this is the issue in data source, not this project. Please refer to ICU or CLDR.

@umpirsky umpirsky closed this Jan 21, 2013
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