Polog Statistical Region

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Polog
Полог
statistical region
Polog statistical region en.svg
Area
 • Total 2,417 km2 (933 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 304,125
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)

The Polog Statistical Region is one of eight statistical regions of the Republic of Macedonia. Polog, located in the northwestern part of the country, borders Albania and Kosovo[a]. Internally, it borders the Southwestern and Skopje statistical regions.

Municipalities[edit]

The municipalities of the Polog statistical region

Polog is divided into 9 municipalities:

Demographics[edit]

Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region.

Population[edit]

The current population of the Polog statistical region is 304,125 citizens, according to the last population census in 2002.

Census Year Population Change
1994 282,432 N/A
2002 304,125 +8.24%

Ethnicities[edit]

Polog is the only statistical region in Macedonia where Macedonians are not the majority.

Number %
TOTAL 304,125 100
Albanians 222,679 73.2
Macedonians 56,079 18.4
Turks 17,386 5.7
Roma 4,594 1.4
others 3,387 1.1

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

a.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.

Coordinates: 41°48′00″N 20°55′12″E / 41.80000°N 20.92000°E / 41.80000; 20.92000