Plasnica Municipality

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Plasnica Municipality
Општина Пласница
Plasnitsa Belediyesi
Municipality
Flag of Plasnica Municipality
Flag
Location of Plasnica Municipality
Country Macedonia
region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Plasnica
Population
 • Total 4,545
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Plasnica (Macedonian: About this sound Пласница , Turkish: Plasnitsa) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. Plasnica is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Plasnica Municipality is part of the Southwestern Statistical Region. It is particularly noteworthy in having a mostly ethnic Turkish population.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Makedonski Brod Municipality to the northeast, Kičevo Municipality to the southeast, Drugovo Municipality to the south, and Vraneštica Municipality to the northwest.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 4,545 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Turks = 4,446 (97.8%)
  • Macedonians = 34 (0.7%)
  • Others = 65 (1.4%)

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°28′N 21°14′E / 41.47°N 21.23°E / 41.47; 21.23