Gostivar municipality


Gostivar municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Gostivar municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Гостивар
Komuna e Gostivarit
population=81,042
density=
status=
area_code=
mayor=
car_plates=
website=
municipality_location=MKD_muni_nonn(Gostivar).png coa_pic=Gostivarski_grb.png coa_px=80
flag_pic=Gostivarsko_Zname.png flag_px=160
municipality_center=Gostivar
postal_code=
area=

Gostivar (Macedonian: Гостивар, Albanian: Gostivari) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. "Gostivar" is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Gostivar municipality is part of Polog statistical region.

Geography

The municipality borders Mavrovo i Rostuša, Zajas and Oslomej municipality in the south, Makedonski Brod municipality in the east, Brvenica and Vrapčište municipality in the north, and Albania and Kosovo in the west.

Demographics

According to the last National census from 2002 this municipality has 81,042 inhabitants. ref|census

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
*Albanians = 54,038
*Macedonians = 15,877
*Turks = 7,991
*Roma = 2,237
*others.

Notes

# [http://msed.stat.gov.mk/msed.nsf/cd549cc3f96284dbc1256f2b0026e546/5db5887c1be3440ac1256f3900547f34/$FILE/I1%20Population%2015%20C2002%20123.pdf Macedonian census data of 2002] ]

ee also

* Gostivar
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [http://www.makedonija.name/municipalities.php?page=gostivar Gostivar municipality on a Macedonian general information Site]


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