List of cities in the Republic of Macedonia

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Map of the cities in Macedonia.

This is a list of cities and towns in the Republic of Macedonia. In the country there are 34 cities, of which 5 have population of over 50,000 and 12 towns with population of under 10,000 people. The capital city, Skopje, is home to around 25% of the total population of the country. As of 2002, 59.5% of the population lived in urban areas.

Cities[edit]

Eastern Region[edit]

Map of the Eastern Region.
city municipality population coat of arms flag picture
Berovo Berovo 7,002[1]
Coat of arms of Berovo Municipality.svg
Flag of Berovo Municipality.svg
Berovo-monastery-church.jpg
Delčevo Delčevo 11,500 [1]
Coat of arms of Delčevo Municipality.svg
Flag of Delčevo Municipality.svg
Delcevo.JPG
Kočani Kočani 28,330 [1]
Coat of arms of Kočani Municipality.svg
Flag of Kocani Municipality.svg
Центар2.JPG
Makedonska Kamenica Makedonska Kamenica 5,147 [1]
Coat of arms of Makedonska Kamenica Municipality.svg
Flag of Makedonska Kamenica municipality.svg
Town of Makedonska Kamenica.JPG
Pehčevo Pehčevo 3,237 [1]
Coat of arms of Pehčevo Municipality.svg
Flag of Pehčevo Municipality.svg
Pehcevo.jpg
Probištip Probištip 8,714[1]
Coat of arms of Probištip Municipality.svg
no flag
Probistip town hall.JPG
Štip Štip 43,652[1]
Coat of arms of Štip Municipality.svg
Flag of Štip Municipality.svg
Sveti Nikola Shtip.jpg
Vinica Vinica 10,863 [1]
Coat of arms of Vinica Municipality.png
Flag of Vinica Municipality.svg
Vinica - Pogled od Kale 002.jpg

Northeastern Region[edit]

Map of the Northeastern Region.
city municipality population coat of arms flag picture
Kratovo Kratovo 6,924 [1]
Coat of arms of Kratovo Municipality.svg
Flag of Kratovo Municipality.svg
Kratovo-panorama.jpg
Kriva Palanka Kriva Palanka 14,558 [1]
Coat of arms of Kriva Palanka Municipality.svg
Flag of Kriva Palanka Municipality.svg
Kriva-Palanka-and-Kriva-Reka.jpg
Kumanovo Kumanovo 70,842 [1]
Coat of arms of Kumanovo Municipality.svg
Flag of Kumanovo Municipality.svg
The square of Kumanovo (2).JPG

Pelagonia Region[edit]

Map of Pelagonia Region.
city municipality population coat of arms flag picture
Bitola Bitola 74,550 [1]
Coat of arms of Bitola Municipality.svg
Flag of Bitola Municipality.svg
Bitola 2007.JPG
Demir Hisar Demir Hisar 2,593 [1]
Coat of arms of Demir Hisar Municipality, Macedonia.svg
Flag of Demir Hisar Municipality.svg
DemirHisar (1).jpg
Kruševo Kruševo 5,330 [1]
Coat of arms of Kruševo Municipality.svg
Flag of Kruševo Municipality.svg
Krusevo panorama.jpg
Prilep Prilep 66,246 [1]
Coat of arms of Prilep Municipality.svg
Flag of Prilep Municipality.svg
AlexanderStatuePrilep.jpg
Resen Resen 8,748 [1]
Coat of arms of Resen Municipality.svg
Flag of Resen Municipality.svg
Resne - Niyazi Bey Sarayı 01.JPG

Polog Region[edit]

Map of Polog Region.
city municipality population coat of arms flag picture
Gostivar Gostivar 35,847 [1]
Coat of arms of Gostivar Municipality.svg
Flag of Gostivar Municipality.svg
Church Gostivar Macedonia.jpg
Tetovo Tetovo 52,915 [1]
Coat of arms of Tetovo Municipality.png
Flag of Tetovo Municipality.svg
The small park in the city square in Tetovo, Macedonia.JPG

Skopje Region[edit]

Map of Skopje Region.
city municipality population coat of arms flag picture
Skopje Greater Skopje 506,926[2]
Coat of arms of Skopje.svg
Flag of Skopje.png
Portra Makedonija 1.JPG

Southeastern Region[edit]

Map of the Southeastern Region.
city municipality population coat of arms flag picture
Bogdanci Bogdanci 6,011 [1]
Coat of arms of Bogdanci Municipality.svg
Flag of Bogdanci Municipality.svg
Bogdanci.jpg
Gevgelija Gevgelija 15,685 [1]
Coat of arms of Gevgelija Municipality.svg
Flag of Gevgelija Municipality.svg
Gevgelija čaršija.jpg
Radoviš Radoviš 16,223 [1]
Coat of arms of Radoviš Municipality.svg
Flag of Radoviš Municipality.svg
Sv trojca.jpg
Strumica Strumica 35,311[1]
Coat of arms of Strumica Municipality.svg
Flag of Strumica Municipality.svg
Пазарот Глобал Струмица.jpg
Valandovo Valandovo 4,402 [1]
Coat of arms of Valandovo Municipality.svg
Flag of Valandovo Municipality.svg
Town center of Valandovo.jpg

Southwestern Region[edit]

Map of the Southwestern Region.
city municipality population coat of arms flag picture
Debar Debar 14,561[1]
No coats of arms.svg
Flag.svg
Debar-Macedonia.JPG
Kičevo Kičevo 27,067 [1]
Coat of arms of Kičevo Municipality.png
Flag.svg
Kicevo 11-08-2006.jpg
Makedonski Brod Makedonski Brod 3,740 [1]
Coat of arms of Makedonski Brod Municipality (2012).svg
Flag of Makedonski Brod Municipality.svg
Makedonski brod panorama.JPG
Ohrid Ohrid 42,033 [1]
Coat of arms of Ohrid Municipality (2014).svg
Flag of Ohrid Municipality (2014).svg
Самуилова крепост, Охрид, Македония.jpg
Struga Struga 16,559 [1]
Coat of arms of Struga Municipality.svg
Flag of Struga Municipality.svg
Black Drin.jpg

Vardar Region[edit]

Map of Vardar Region.
city municipality population coat of arms flag picture
Demir Kapija Demir Kapija 3,275[1]
Coat of arms of Demir Kapija Municipality.svg
Flag of Demir Kapija Municipality.svg
Demir kapija.jpg
Kavadarci Kavadarci 29,188[1]
Coat of arms of Kavadarci Municipality.svg
Flag of Kavadarci Municipality.svg
Makedonija, Kavadarci - most na reci Luda Mara.JPG
Negotino Negotino 13,284[1]
Coat of arms of Negotino Municipality.svg
Flag of Negotino Municipality.svg
Negotino plostad.jpg
Sveti Nikole Sveti Nikole 13,746 [1]
No coats of arms.svg
Flag.svg
Sveti Nikole Center, Macedonia.JPG
Veles Veles 43,716[1]
Coat of arms of Veles Municipality.png
Flag of Veles Municipality.svg
Spomenik na Ilindencite vo Veles.jpg

Statistics[edit]

Twelve Macedonian towns have population under 10,000: Demir Hisar (2,593), Pehčevo (3,237), Demir Kapija (3,275), Makedonski Brod (3,740), Valandovo (4,402), Makedonska Kamenica (5,147), Kruševo (5,330), Bogdanci (6,011), Kratovo (6,924), Berovo (7,002), Probištip (8,714) and Resen (8,748). These towns are officially called "cities", but they are often called as "small towns" (гратчиња, gratčinja), because of the size of the population.

In Macedonia there are only 5 cities with population of over 50,000: Skopje (506,926), Bitola (74,550), Kumanovo (70,842), Prilep (66,246) and Tetovo (52,915). These are the largest cities in the country.

Seventeen Macedonian towns have population between 10,000 and 50,000: Veles (43,716), Štip (43,652), Ohrid (42,033), Gostivar (35,847), Strumica (35,311), Kavadarci (29,188), Kočani (28,330), Kičevo (27,067), Struga (16,559), Radoviš (16,223), Gevgelija (15,685), Debar (14,561), Kriva Palanka (14,558), Sveti Nikole (13,746), Negotino (13,284), Delčevo (11,500) and Vinica (10,863). These towns are often referred to as "cities of medium size".

Demographics[edit]

city municipality population dominant ethnic group(s) % of the dominant ethnic group(s) dominant language(s) % of the dominant language(s) dominant religion % of the dominant religion(s)
Berovo Berovo 7,002 Macedonians (6,404) 91.4 Macedonian (6.816) 97.3 Orthodox (6.331) 90.4
Bitola Bitola 74,550 Macedonians (66,038) 88.5 Macedonian (69,255) 92.8 Orthodox (66,492) 89.1
Bogdanci Bogdanci 6,011 Macedonians (5,761) 95.8 Macedonian (5,813) 96.7 Orthodox (5,752) 95.6
Debar Debar 14,561 Albanians (10,768) 73.9 Albanian (11,510) 79 Islam (13,763) 94.5
Delčevo Delčevo 11,500 Macedonians (10,761) 93.5 Macedonian (10,851) 94.3 Orthodox (10,594) 92.1
Demir Kapija Demir Kapija 3,275 Macedonians (3,161) 96.5 Macedonian (3,191) 97.4 Orthodox (3,210) 98
Demir Hisar Demir Hisar 2,593 Macedonians (2,473) 95.3 Macedonian (2,483) 95.7 Orthodox (2,486) 95.8
Gevgelija Gevgelija 15,685 Macedonians (15,060) 96 Macedonian (15,238) 97.1 Orthodox (15,273) 97.3
Gostivar Gostivar 35,847 Albanians (16.890)
Macedonians (11,885)
47.1
33.1
Albanian (16,877)
Macedonian (13,843)
47
38.6
Islam (23,686)
Orthodox (11,865)
66
33
Kavadarci Kavadarci 29,188 Macedonians (28,354) 97.1 Macedonian (28,847) 98.8 Orthodox (28,210) 96.6
Kičevo Kičevo 27,067 Macedonians (15.031)
Albanians (7,641)
55.5
28.2
Macedonian (16.931)
Albanian (7,635)
62.5
28.2
Orthodox (15,139)
Islam (11,759)
55.9
43.4
Kočani Kočani 28,330 Macedonians (25,730) 90.8 Macedonian (25,832) 91.1 Orthodox (25,448) 89.8
Kratovo Kratovo 6,924 Macedonians (6,724) 97.1 Macedonian (6,709) 96.8 Orthodox (6,696) 96.7
Kriva Palanka Kriva Palanka 14,558 Macedonians (13,758) 94.5 Macedonian (13,776) 94.6 Orthodox (13,785) 94.6
Kruševo Kruševo 5,330 Macedonians (4,273) 80.1 Macedonian (4,562) 85.5 Orthodox (5,275) 98.9
Kumanovo Kumanovo 70,842 Macedonians (42.840)
Albanians (18,277)
60.4
25.7
Macedonian (45.306)
Albanian (18,283)
63.9
25.8
Orthodox (46,766)
Islam (22,483)
66
31.7
Makedonski Brod Makedonski Brod 3,740 Macedonians (3,725) 99.5 Macedonian (3,730) 99.7 Orthodox (3,731) 99.7
Makedonska Kamenica Makedonska Kamenica 5,147 Macedonians (5,096) 99 Macedonian (5,106) 99.2 Orthodox (4,734) 91.9
Negotino Negotino 13,284 Macedonians (12,994) 97.8 Macedonian (13,111) 98.6 Orthodox (12,900) 97.1
Ohrid Ohrid 42,033 Macedonians (33,791) 80.3 Macedonian (34,910) 83 Orthodox (33,987) 80.8
Pehčevo Pehčevo 3,237 Macedonians (3,067) 94.7 Macedonian (3,124) 96.5 Orthodox (3,078) 95
Prilep Prilep 66,246 Macedonians (61,320) 92.5 Macedonian (64,669) 97.6 Orthodox (60,655) 91.5
Probištip Probištip 8,714 Macedonians (8,560) 98.2 Macedonian (8,628) 99 Orthodox (8,648) 99,2
Radoviš Radoviš 16,223 Macedonians (13,991) 86.2 Macedonian (14,027) 86.4 Orthodox (13,912) 85.7
Resen Resen 8,748 Macedonians (6,431) 73.5 Macedonian (6,574) 75.1 Orthodox (6,382) 72.9
Sveti Nikole Sveti Nikole 13,746 Macedonians (13,367) 97.2 Macedonian (13,396) 97.4 Orthodox (13,463) 97.9
Skopje Greater Skopje 467,257[3] Macedonians (332,778)
Albanians (103,891)
71.2
20.5
Macedonian (341.339) 73 Orthodox (343,197)
Islam (109,954)
73.4
23.7
Struga Struga 16,559 Macedonians (8.901)
Albanians (5,293)
53.7
31.9
Macedonian (9.665)
Albanian (5,615)
58.3
33.9
Orthodox (9,197)
Islam (7,075)
55.5
42.7
Strumica Strumica 35,311 Macedonians (32,075) 90.8 Macedonian (32,123) 90,9 Orthodox (30,238) 85.6
Štip Štip 43,652 Macedonians (38,323) 87.7 Macedonian (38,846) 88.9 Orthodox (39,127) 89.6
Tetovo Tetovo 52,915 Albanians (28.897)
Macedonians (18,555)
54.6
35
Albanian (29.363)
Macedonian (18,980)
55.4
35.8
Islam (33,509)
Orthodox (18,676)
63.3
35.2
Valandovo Valandovo 4,402 Macedonians (4,279) 97.2 Macedonian (4,303) 97.7 Orthodox (4,064) 92.3
Veles Veles 43,716 Macedonians (40,269) 92.1 Macedonian (40,576) 92.8 Orthodox (40,135) 91.8
Vinica Vinica 10,863 Macedonians (9,246) 85.1 Macedonian (9,290) 85.5 Orthodox (8,989) 82.7
Source: Macedonian census 2002

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag "Попис на Македонија" (in македонски). Завод за статистика на Македонија. 2002. Retrieved 2012-05-26. 
  2. ^ Government of the Republic of Macedonia. "2002 census results". stat.gov.mk. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  3. ^ According to the 2002 census.

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