Brvenica Municipality

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Municipality of Brvenica
Општина Брвеница
Komuna e Brevincës
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Brvenica
Flag
Official logo of Municipality of Brvenica
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Brvenica
region Polog Statistical Region
Municipal seat Brvenica
Government
 • mayor Xhelal Ramadani
Area
 • Total 164.3 km2 (63.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 15,855
 • Density 96.50/km2 (249.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 044
car plates TE

Brvenica (Macedonian: About this sound Брвеница , Albanian: Brevincë) is a municipality in northwestern part of Republic of Macedonia. Brvenica is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Brvenica Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Tetovo Municipality to the north, Želino Municipality to the east, Makedonski Brod Municipality to the southeast, Gostivar Municipality to the southwest, Vrapčište Municipality to the west and Bogovinje Municipality to the northwest.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, Brvenica Municipality has 15,855 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Albanians = 9,770 (61.6%)
  • Macedonians = 5,949 (37.5%)
  • others.
Demographics of Brvenica municipality
Census year Population

1994 14,793

2002 15,855

Inhabited places[edit]

Inhabited places in Brvenica Municipality
Villages: Blace | Brvenica | Volkovija | Gurgurnica | Dolno Sedlarce | Miletino | Radiovce | Stenče | Tenovo | Čelopek

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°59′N 20°59′E / 41.98°N 20.98°E / 41.98; 20.98