Debar Municipality

Debar Municipality
Debar Municipality
Општина Дебар
Komuna e Dibrës
—  Municipality  —
region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Debar
 - mayor Argetim Fida
 - Total 145.67 km2 (56.2 sq mi)
 - Total 19,542
 - Density 134.15/km2 (347.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) ++389 46

Debar (Macedonian: Дебар, Albanian: Dibra, Turkish: Debre) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. Debar is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Debar Municipality is part of the Southwestern Statistical Region.



The municipality borders Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality to the northeast, Drugovo Municipality to the southeast, Centar Župa Municipality to the south, and Albania to the west.


Besides the central town Debar, the municipality consists of the following villages: Banište, Bomovo, Dolno Kosovrasti, Džepište, Gari, Gorno Kosovrasti, Hame, Konjari, Krivci, Mogorče, Osoj, Otišani, Rajčica, Selokukji, Spas, Tatar, Tatar Elevci, and Trnanik.


According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 19,542 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 11,348 (58.1%)
  • Macedonians = 3,911 (20.0%)
  • Turks = 2,684 (13.7%)
  • Roma = 1,080 (5.5%)
  • others.


  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External links

Coordinates: 41°31′N 20°32′E / 41.52°N 20.53°E / 41.52; 20.53

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