Resen (municipality)

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Municipality of Resen
Општина Ресен
Urban municipality
Flag of Municipality of Resen
Flag
Official logo of Municipality of Resen
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Resen
Country Macedonia
region Pelagonia Statistical Region
Municipal seat Resen, Republic of Macedonia
Government
 • mayor Gjoko Strezovski
Population
 • Total 16,825
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Website http://www.resen.gov.mk/

Resen (Macedonian: Ресен [ˈrɛːsɛn] ( )) is a municipality in southwestern Republic of Macedonia. Resen is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Resen Municipality is located in the Pelagonia Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Ohrid Municipality to the west, Demir Hisar Municipality to the northeast, Bitola Municipality to the east, and Greece and Albania to the south.

Demographics[edit]

Settlements in Resen Municipality

According to the last national census from 2002, Resen Municipality has 16,825 inhabitants.[1]

Demographics of Resen Municipality
Census year Population

1994 17,681

2002 16,825

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 12,798 (76.1%)
  • Turks = 1,797 (10.7%)
  • Albanians = 1,536 (9.1%)
  • Roma = 184 (1.1%)
  • others.

Mother tongues in the municipality include:

  • Macedonian = 12,943 (76.9%)
  • Albanian = 1,885 (11.2%)
  • Turkish = 1,766 (10.5%)
  • Roma = 113 (0.7%)
  • others.

Religions in the municipality include:

  • Orthodox = 12,599 (74.9%)
  • Muslim = 3,927 (23.3%)
  • others.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°05′20″N 21°00′44″E / 41.0889°N 21.0122°E / 41.0889; 21.0122