Oslomej Municipality

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Oslomej Municipality
Општина Осломеј
Komuna e Osllomejit
Municipality
Flag of Oslomej Municipality
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Official seal of Oslomej Municipality
Seal
Location of Oslomej Municipality
Country Macedonia
region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Oslomej
Population
 • Total 10,420
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Split from Kičevo Municipality in 1996
Merged into Kičevo Municipality in 2013

Oslomej (Macedonian: About this sound Осломеј , Albanian: Osllomej) is a former municipality in western Republic of Macedonia, created in 1996 territorial organisation and dissolved following the 2013 Macedonian new territorial organisation, after it was merged with Kičevo Municipality.[1] Oslomej is also the name of the village where the municipal seat was found. Oslomej Municipality was part of the Southwestern Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality bordered Makedonski Brod Municipality to the east, Vraneštica Municipality to the south, Kičevo Municipality to the southwest, Zajas Municipality to the west, and Gostivar Municipality to the north.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 10,420 inhabitants.[2] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 10,252 (98.4%)
  • Macedonians = 110 (1.1%)
  • others = 58 (0.6%)

The total number of students in the municipality in 2011, in comparison to the total number of students in 2007, declined for 36.8%. Oslomej is the first municipality in Macedonia by the decline of the total number of students.[3]

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Coordinates: 41°33′N 20°59′E / 41.55°N 20.98°E / 41.55; 20.98