Petrovec Municipality

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Petrovec Municipality
Општина Петровец
Rural municipality
Location of Petrovec Municipality
Country Macedonia
region Skopje Statistical Region
Municipal seat Petrovec (Macedonia)
Government
 • mayor Milorad Janeski
Area
 • Total 201.93 km2 (77.97 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 8,255
 • Density 40.88/km2 (105.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 031
car plates SK
Website http://www.opstina-petrovec.gov.mk

The Municipality of Petrovec (Macedonian: Општина Петровец, Opština Petrovec) is a municipality in northern Republic of Macedonia, near the capital Skopje. Petrovec is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. It is located in the Skopje Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders with Studeničani Municipality and Zelenikovo Municipality to the west, Ilinden Municipality and Kumanovo Municipality to the north, Sveti Nikole Municipality to the east, and Veles Municipality to the south.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, Petrovec Municipality has 8,255 residents.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Macedonians = 4,246 (51.4%)
  • Albanians = 1,887 (22.9%)
  • Bosniaks = 1,442 (17.5%)
  • Serbs = 415 (5.0%)
  • others.
The village of Petrovec, seat of the municipality
Demographics of Petrovec Municipality
Census year Population

1994 8,123

2002 8,255

Inhabited places[edit]

Inhabited places in Petrovec Municipality
Villages: Badar (Бадар) | Blace (Блаце) | Breznica (Брезница) | Gorno Konjari (Горно Коњари) | Gradmanci (Градманци) | Divlje (Дивље) | Dolno Konjari (Долно Коњари) | Katlanovo (Катланово) | Kojlija (Ќојлија) | Kožle (Кожле) | Letevci (Летевци) | Ognjanci (Огњанци) | Petrovec (Петровец) | R'žaničino (Р’жаничино) | Sredno Konjari (Средно Коњари) | Sušica (Сушица) | Kojlija (Ќојлија)

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 41°56′20″N 21°36′54″E / 41.93889°N 21.61500°E / 41.93889; 21.61500