Drugovo Municipality

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Drugovo Municipality
Општина Другово
Former Municipality
Flag of Drugovo Municipality
Flag
Official logo of Drugovo Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Drugovo Municipality
region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Drugovo
Population
 • Total 3,249
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Split from Kičevo Municipality in 1996
Merged into Kičevo Municipality in 2013

Drugovo (Macedonian: About this sound Другово ) is a former municipality in western Republic of Macedonia, created in the 1996 territorial organisation and dissolved following the 2013 Macedonian new territorial organisation, after it was merged with Kičevo Municipality.[1] Drugovo is also the name of the village where the municipal seat was found. Drugovo Municipality was part of the Southwestern Statistical Region. The last mayor of the municipality was Dobre Nikoski.

Geography[edit]

The municipality bordered Debar Municipality to the west, Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality to the northwest, Zajas Municipality to the northeast, Kičevo Municipality, Vraneštica Municipality, Plasnica Municipality, and Kruševo Municipality to the east, Demir Hisar Municipality to the southeast, and Debarca Municipality to the southwest.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002, Drugovo Municipality has 3,249 inhabitants.[2]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 2,784 (85.7%)
  • Turks = 292 (9.0%)
  • Albanians = 155 (4.8%)
  • others = 18 (0.6%)

The total number of students in the municipality in 2011, in comparison to the total number of students in 2007, declined for about 30%. Drugovo is the third municipality in Macedonia by the decline of the total number of students.[3]

Inhabited places[edit]

Settlements in the municipality include Belica, Brzhdani, Vidrani, Grand Crsko, Upper Dushegubica, Dobrenoec Upper, Lower Dushegubica, Lower Dobrenoec, Drugovo, Ehloec, Ivanchishta, Source, Javorec, Judovo, Kladnik, Klenoec, Kozica, Lavchani, Malkoec, Malo Crsko, Monastery Dolenci, Podvis, Popoec, Popolzhani, Prostranje, Svinjishte, Srbjani and Cer.

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Coordinates: 41°29′N 20°55′E / 41.48°N 20.91°E / 41.48; 20.91