Debarca municipality


Debarca municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Debarca municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Дебарца
population=5,507
density= 12,95
status= Rural Municipality
area_code=046
mayor= Ljupčo Kojčinovski
car_plates=
website=www.debarca.gov.mk
municipality_location=Debarca map-mk.png coa_pic=
coa_px=
flag_pic=
flag_px=
municipality_center=Belčišta
postal_code=
area=425,39

Debarca ( _mk. Дебарца) is a municipality in south-western Republic of Macedonia. The village of Belčišta is the municipal seat. Debarca municipality is part of Southwestern statistical region.

Geography

The municipality borders Drugovo municipality in the north-east, Demir Hisar municipality in the east, Ohrid municipality in the south, and Struga municipality in the west.

The municipality encompasses the Debarca Valley, part of the Sateska River Watershed that flows into Lake Ohrid and belongs to the Lake Ohrid Drainage Basin.

The majority of the villages are nestled between the Karaorman Mountain in the west and Ilinska Mountain in the east.

Demographics

According to the last National census from 2002 this municipality has 5,507 inhabitants. ref|census

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
*Macedonians = 5,324
*Albanians = 153
*Others = 30

Inhabited Places

The municipality consists of 30 villages.

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Notes

# [http://www.stat.gov.mk/pdf/kniga_13.pdf Macedonian census data of 2002]

ee also

* Belčišta
* Lake Ohrid
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [http://www.makedonija.name/municipalities.php?page=debarca Debarca municipality on a Macedonian general information Site]
* [http://www.zels.org.mk/adresar2006/en/pdf/30%20debarca_eng.pdf Debarca municipality info from ZELS - Association of the units of local self-government of the Republic of Macedonia]


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