Demir Hisar Municipality

Demir Hisar Municipality
Demir Hisar Municipality
Општина Демир Хисар
—  Municipality  —

Coat of arms
region Pelagonia Statistical Region
Municipal seat Demir Hisar
 - Total 780.13 km2 (301.2 sq mi)
 - Total 9,497
 - Density 12.2/km2 (31.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 47
car plates BT

Demir Hisar (Macedonian: Демир Хисар) is a municipality in southwestern Republic of Macedonia. Demir Hisar, which means "iron fortress" in Turkish, is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Demir Hisar municipality is part of the Pelagonia Statistical Region.



The municipality borders Drugovo Municipality to the north, Kruševo Municipality and Mogila Municipality to the east, Bitola Municipality to the south, and Resen Municipality, Ohrid Municipality, and Debarca Municipality to the west.

The following villages are situated within the municipality of Demir Hisar: Babino, Barakovo, Bazernik, Belce, Boiste, Brezevo, Cerevo, Dolenci, Edinakovci, Golemo Ilino, Graiste, Kociste, Kutretino, Malo Ilino, Mrenoga, Murgasevo, Novo Selo, Obednik, Pribilci, Radovo, Rakitnica, Rastojca, Sladuevo, Slepce, Sloestica, Smilevo, Sopotnica, Strugovo, Suvodol, Suvo Grlo, Sveta, Utovo, Vardino, Virovo, Velmevci, Zagorice, Zasle, Zeleznec, Zurce, and Zvan.


According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 9,497 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 9,179 (96.7%)
  • Albanians = 232 (2.4%)
  • others.


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

External links

Coordinates: 41°12′N 21°11′E / 41.20°N 21.18°E / 41.20; 21.18

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