Valandovo (native: Валандово) is a town in southeastern Republic of Macedonia. Having an ideal Mediterranean climate, the town and its surroundings give the impression of a large garden abundant with the well-known and tasty Valandovo figs and pomegranates, as well as other early-spring vegetables and fruits.
Valandovo is known for its annual music festival in which the best folk singers from Macedonia. The first festival started as a result of the continuity of the rich and long musical tradition of this region. It was held in 1985 and became a new tradition promoted from its very beginning.
According to the last National census from 2002 this municipality has 11.890 inhabitants (9.830 Macedonians, 1.333 Turks and others).