Demir Kapija Municipality

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Demir Kapija Municipality
Општина Демир Капија
Municipality
Flag of Demir Kapija Municipality
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Coat of arms of Demir Kapija
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Location of Demir Kapija Municipality
Demir Kapija Municipality is located in Republic of Macedonia
Demir Kapija Municipality
Demir Kapija Municipality
Coordinates: 41°24′32″N 22°14′38″E / 41.409°N 22.244°E / 41.409; 22.244Coordinates: 41°24′32″N 22°14′38″E / 41.409°N 22.244°E / 41.409; 22.244
Country  Macedonia
Region Vardar Statistical Region
Municipal seat Demir Kapija
Government
 • mayor Toše Toševski
Area
 • Total 311.06 km2 (120.10 sq mi)
Elevation 202 m (663 ft)
Population
 • Total 4,545
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Postal Code 1442
Area Code 034
Vehicle registration VE
Website www.demirkapija.gov.mk

Demir Kapija (Macedonian: Демир Капија [ˌdɛmir ˈkapija] ( )) is a municipality in southern part of Republic of Macedonia. Demir Kapija, which means "iron door" or "iron gate" in Turkish, is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Demir Kapija Municipality is part of the Vardar Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Negotino Municipality to the northwest, Konče Municipality to the northeast, Valandovo Municipality to the east, Gevgelija Municipality to the southeast, and Kavadarci Municipality to the southwest.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 4,545 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 3,997 (87.9%)
  • Turks = 344 (7.6%)
  • Serbs = 132 (2.9%)
  • others.

Populated settlements include:

References[edit]

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