The Eastern Statistical Region is one of eight statistical regions of the Republic of Macedonia. Eastern, located in the eastern part of the country, borders Bulgaria. Internally, it borders the Vardar, Skopje, Northeastern, and Southeastern statistical regions.
The municipalities of the region
Eastern statistical region is divided into 13 municipalities:
Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region
The current population of the Eastern Statistical Region is 181,858 citizens or 9.0% of the total population of the Republic of Macedonia, according to the last population census in 2002.
The largest ethnic group in the region are the Macedonians.
Coordinates: 41°55′48″N 22°24′00″E / 41.9300°N 22.4000°E