Makedonski Brod Municipality

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Makedonski Brod Municipality
Општина Македонски Брод
Urban municipality
Flag of Makedonski Brod Municipality
Flag
Coat of arms of Makedonski Brod Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Makedonski Brod Municipality
Country Macedonia
region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Makedonski Brod
Government
 • mayor Milosim Vojneski
Area
 • Total 888.97 km2 (343.23 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 7,141
 • Density 8.03/km2 (20.8/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 045
Website http://www.MBrod.gov.mk/

Makedonski Brod (Macedonian: Македонски Брод [maˈkɛdɔnski brɔt] ( )) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia, named after the town of Makedonski Brod, where the municipal seat is located. Makedonski Brod Municipality is part of the Southwestern Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Želino Municipality and Brvenica Municipality to the north, Studeničani and Sopište municipalities to the northeast, Čaška and Dolneni municipalities to the southeast, Kruševo and Vraneštica municipalities to the south, Plasnica and Oslomej municipalities to the southwest, and Gostivar Municipality to the northwest.

The municipality includes the Kozjak Hydro Power Plant and the associated artificial lake, the largest such lake in the country.

Demographics[edit]

By the August 2004 territorial division of Macedonia, the rural Samokov Municipality was attached to Makedonski Brod Municipality, which then totaled 7,141 inhabitants.[1] Before the merge, the municipality of Makedonski Brod had 5,517 inhabitants in 1994 and 5,558 in 2002. Samokov Municipality had 2,057 inhabitants in 1994 and 1,553 in 2002.

Ethnic groups in the municipality:

Inhabited places[edit]

Inhabited places in Makedonski Brod Municipality
villages: Belica | Benče | Bitovo | Blizansko | Breznica | Brest | Vir | Volče | Gorni Manastirec | Gorno Botušje | Gorno Krušje | Grešnica | Devič | Dolni Manastirec | Dolno Botušje | Dolno Krušje | Dragov Dol | Drenovo | Zagrad | Zvečan | Zdunje | Zrkle | Ižište | Inče | Kalagurec | Kovač | Kovče | Kosovo | Krapa | Latovo | Lokvica | Lupište | Mogilec | Modrište | Oreovec | Ramne | Rasteš | Rusjaci | Samokov | Slansko | Slatina | Staro Selo[disambiguation needed] | Suvodol | Sušica | Taževo | Tomino Selo | Topolnica[disambiguation needed] | Trebino | Trebovlje | Crešnevo

Towns: Makedonski Brod

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°31′N 21°14′E / 41.52°N 21.23°E / 41.52; 21.23