Municipality of Sopište

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Municipality of Sopište
Општина Сопиште
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Sopište
Flag
Location of Municipality of Sopište
region Skopje Statistical Region
Municipal seat Sopishte
Government
 • Mayor Stefce Trpkovski
Area
 • Total 222.1 km2 (85.8 sq mi)
Highest elevation 2,500 m (8,200 ft)
Lowest elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 5,656
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 02
Car Plates SK

Sopište (Macedonian: About this sound Сопиште ) is a municipality in northern Republic of Macedonia. Sopište 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 the City of Skopje to the north, Želino Municipality and Makedonski Brod Municipality to the west, and Studeničani Municipality to the east.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, the municipality has 5,656 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Macedonians = 3,404 (60.2%)
  • Albanians = 1,942 (34.3%)
  • Turks = 243 (4.3%)
  • others = 67 (1.2%)

Inhabited places[edit]

Inhabited places in Sopište Municipality
villages: Barovo (Барово) | Govrlevo (Говрлево) | Gorno Sonje (Горно Соње) | Dobri Dol (Добри Дол) | Dolno Sonje (Долно Соње) |Držilovo (Држилово) | Jabolci (Јаболци) | Nova Breznica (Нова Брезница) | Patiška Reka (Патишка Река) | Rakotinci (Ракотинци) | Sveta Petka (Света Петка) | Sopište (Сопиште) | Čiflik (Чифлик )

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°58′N 21°25′E / 41.96°N 21.41°E / 41.96; 21.41