Veles Municipality

Veles Municipality
Veles Municipality
Општина Велес
—  Urban municipality  —

Coat of arms
Country Macedonia
region Vardar Statistical Region
Municipal seat Veles (city)
 – mayor Goran Petrov
 – Total 427.45 km2 (165 sq mi)
 – Total 55,108
 – Density 128.92/km2 (333.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 043
car plates VE

Veles (Macedonian: Велес) is a municipality in central Republic of Macedonia. Veles is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Veles Municipality is part of the Vardar Statistical Region.



The municipality borders Čaška Municipality and Zelenikovo Municipality to the west, Petrovec Municipality to the north, and Gradsko, Lozovo, and Sveti Nikole municipalities to the east.


According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 55,108 inhabitants.[1] At the census of 1994, it had 56,571 inhabitants. The majority are Macedonians (46,767 or 84.9%), while other ethnic groups include Bosniaks (2,406 or 4.4%), Albanians (2,299 or 4.2%), Turks (1,724 or 3.1%), and others.

Inhabited places

There are 28 inhabited places, one town and 27 villages.

Inhabited places in Veles Municipality
Villages: Bašino Selo | Beleštevica | Buzalkovo | Gorno Kalaslari | Gorno Orizari | Dolno Kalaslari | Dolno Orizari | Ivankovci | Karabunjište | Krušje | Kumarino | Lugunci | Mamutčevo | Novačani | Novo Selo | Oraovec | Otovica | Raštani | Rlevci | Rudnik | S'lp | Slivnik | Sojaklari | Sopot | Crkvino | Čaloševo | Djidimirci

Towns: Veles


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

External links

Coordinates: 41°44′N 21°47′E / 41.73°N 21.78°E / 41.73; 21.78

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