Kičevo Municipality

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Municipality of Kičevo
Општина Кичево
Komuna e Kërçovës
Urban municipality
Official logo of Municipality of Kičevo
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Kičevo
Region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Kičevo
Government
 • Mayor Fatmir Dehari
Area
 • Total 838 km2 (324 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 56,734
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Car plates KI
Website Official website

Kičevo Municipality (Macedonian: Општина Кичево, Albanian: Komuna e Kërçovës) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. The municipal seat is the city of Kičevo. Kičevo Municipality is located in the Southwestern Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality to the northwest, Debar Municipality to the west, Gostivar Municipality to the north, Makedonski Brod Municipality to the east, Demir Hisar Municipality to the south, and Debarca Municipality to the southwest.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002 the municipality, prior to territorial adjustments in 2013, had 30,138 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality included:

  • Macedonians = 16,140 (53.6%)
  • Albanians = 9,202 (30.5%)
  • Turks = 2,430 (8.1%)
  • Roma = 1,630 (5.4%)
  • others.

Following the territorial adjustments in March 2013, the municipalities of Drugovo, Vraneštica, Zajas and Oslomej have been combined with Kičevo Municipality.[2] Ethnic groups in the larger Kičevo Municipality, according to the 2002 census:,[3] include:

  • Albanians = 30,927 (54.51%)
  • Macedonians = 20,278 (35.74%)
  • Turks = 2,998 (5.28%)
  • Roma = 1,631 (2.87%)
  • others = 900 (1.59%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)
  2. ^ Macedonian territorial organisation of 2013
  3. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°31′N 20°58′E / 41.51°N 20.97°E / 41.51; 20.97