Municipality of Kočani

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Municipality of Kočani
Општина Кочани
Urban municipality
Flag of Municipality of Kočani
Flag
Official seal of Municipality of Kočani
Seal
Location of Municipality of Kočani
region Eastern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Kočani
Government
 • mayor Ratko Dimitrovski
Area
 • Total 375.44 km2 (144.96 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 38,092
 • Density 105.71/km2 (273.8/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 033
car plates KO
ISO 3166-2 MK-42
Website http://www.kocani.gov.mk
The map of Kočani Municipality

Kočani (Macedonian: Кочани [ˈkɔtʃani] ( )) is a municipality in eastern part of Republic of Macedonia. Kočani is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. The municipality is part of the Eastern Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Kriva Palanka Municipality to the north, Kratovo Municipality and Probištip Municipality to the west, Makedonska Kamenica Municipality and Vinica Municipality to the east, and Češinovo-Obleševo Municipality and Zrnovci Municipality to the south.

History[edit]

By the 2003 territorial division of the Republic, the rural Orizari Municipality was attached to Kočani Municipality.

Demographics[edit]

There are 38,092 residents of Kočani Municipality, according to the 2002 census.[1] Ethnic groups in the Kočani municipality:

  • Macedonians = 35,472 (93.1%)
  • Roma = 1,951 (5.1%)
  • Turks = 315 (0.8%)
  • others.
Demographics of Kočani Municipality
Census year Population Territorial
Division 2003

1994 32,051

38 092
2002 33,689
Demographics of the former Orizari Municipality
Census year Population

1994 4,724

2002 4,403

Settlements[edit]

Inhabited places in Kočani Municipality
villages: Bezikovo (Безиково) | Beli (Бели) | Vraninci (Вранинци) | Gorni Podlog (Горни Подлог) | Gorno Gradče (Горно Градче) | Glavovica (Главовица) | Grdovci (Грдовци) | Dolni Podlog (Долни Подлог) | Dolno Gradče (Долно Градче) | Jastrebnik (Јастребник) | Kostin Dol (Костин Дол) | Leški (Лешки) | Mojanci Selo (Мојанци) | Nebojanci (Небојани) | Nivičani (Нивичани) | Novo Selo (Ново Село) | Orizari (Оризари) | Pantelej (Пантелеј) | Pašaďikovo (Пашаџиково) | Polaki (Полаки) | Preseka (Пресека) | Pribačevo (Прибачево) | Pripor (Припор) | Rajčani (Рајчани) | Rečani (Речани) | Trkanje (Тркање) | Crvena Niva (Црвена Нива) |

Town: Kočani (Кочани)

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°56′N 22°24′E / 41.93°N 22.40°E / 41.93; 22.40