But it's rightful name should be Skopia, in honor of it's capital.
More correctly it should be known as Vardarska
Little do most Greeks know, but when Greece forcefully renamed all of the Macedonian placenames in northern Greece (their Macedonian region) in the 1920s. They renamed one village to "Skopia", yet they use this as an insulting term for the Republic of Macedonia.
Modern GRK: Which one?
Mak: The republic
Modern GRK: Oh so you're from Skopia.