Čaška Municipality

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Čaška Municipality
Општина Чашка
Rural municipality
Flag of Čaška Municipality
Flag
Location of Čaška Municipality
region Vardar Statistical Region
Municipal seat Čaška
Government
 • Mayor Boško Dimovski
Area
 • Total 819.45 km2 (316.39 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 7,673
 • Density 9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 043
Car Plates VE
Website www.caska.gov.mk

Čaška (Macedonian: About this sound Чашка ) is a municipality in central part of Republic of Macedonia. Čaška is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. This municipality is part of the Vardar Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

Bogomila

The municipality borders Studeničani Municipality and Zelenikovo Municipality to the north, Veles Municipality, Rosoman Municipality and Gradsko Municipality to the east, Makedonski Brod Municipality and Dolneni Municipality to the west, and Kavadarci Municipality and Prilep Municipality to the south.

History[edit]

By the 2003 territorial division of the Republic, the rural Bogomila Municipality and Izvor Municipality were attached to Čaška Municipality.

Tourism[edit]

There has been an increase in tourism in the municipality recently. In 2008, there were 25% more tourists than the year before. Besides domestic tourists, now there are also guests from Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.[1]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, Čaška Municipality has 7,673 inhabitants.[2] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Macedonians = 4,395 (57.3%)
  • Albanians = 2,703 (35.2%)
  • Turks = 391 (5.1%)
  • others.
Demographics of Čaška Municipality
Census year Population Territorial
Division 2003

1994 2,876

7,441
2002 5,140
Demographics of the former Bogomila municipality
Census year Population

1994 1,336

2002 1,252
Demographics of the former Izvor municipality
Census year Population

1994 1,157

2002 1,049

Inhabited places[edit]

Inhabited places in Čaška Municipality
Village(s): Banjica (Бањица) | Bistrica (Бистрица) | Bogomila (Богомила) | Busilci (Бусилци) | Vladilovci (Владиловци) | Vitanci (Витанци) | Vojnica (Војница) | Grabrovnik (Габровник) | Golozinci (Голозинци) | Gorno Vranovci (Горно Врановци) | Gorno Jabolčište (Горно Јаболчиште) | Dolno Vranovci (Долно Врановци) | Dolno Jabolište (Долно Јаболчиште) | Drenovo (Дреново) | Elovec (Еловец) | Izvor (Извор) | Kapinovo (Капиново) | Krajnici (Крајници) | Kriva Kruša (Крива Круша) | Krnino (Крнино) | Lisiče (Лисиче) | Martolci (Мартолци) | Melnica (Мелница) | Mokreni (Мокрени) | Nežilovo (Нежилово) | Novo Selo (Ново Село) | Omorani (Оморани) | Oraov Dol (Ораов Дол) | Oreše (Ореше) | Otištino (Отиштино) | Papradište (Папрадиште) | Plevenje (Плевење) | Pomenovo (Поменово) | Popadija (Попадија) | Rakovec (Раковец) | Smilovci (Смиловци) | Sogle (Согле) | Stari Grad (Стари Град) | Stepanci (Степанци) | Teovo (Теово) | Crešnevo (Црешнево) | Čaška (Чашка)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dnevnik newspaper
  2. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°38′N 21°40′E / 41.64°N 21.67°E / 41.64; 21.67