Gazi Baba municipality


Gazi Baba municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Gazi Baba municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Гази Баба
population=72,617
density=
status=
area_code=
mayor=
car_plates=
website=
municipality_location=MKD_muni_nonn(Skopje_Gazi_baba).png coa_pic=MMCA(Gazi Baba).png coa_px=100
flag_pic=Gazi babinsko zname.jpg
flag_px=160
municipality_center=Skopje
postal_code=
area=

Gazi Baba ( _mk. Гази Баба) is one of the 10 municipalities that make up the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. The name of the area stems from Ottoman times, "Gazi" means "warrior" and "baba" means "father" in Turkish.

Geography

The municipality borders Petrovec municipality, Studeničani municipality and Aerodrom municipality to the south, Centar municipality, Čair municipality and Butel municipality to the west, Lipkovo municipality to the north-east, and Aračinovo municipality and Ilinden municipality to the east.

Demographics

According to the last National census from 2002 this municipality has 72,617 inhabitants. ref|census

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
*Macedonians = 53,497
*Albanians = 2,502
*Serbs = 2,097
*Roma = 2,082
*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

* Greater Skopje
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [http://www.makedonija.name/municipalities.php Municipalities in the Republic of Macedonia]


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