Tearce Municipality

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Municipality of Tearce
Општина Теарце
Komuna e Tearcës
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Tearce
Flag
Coat of arms of Municipality of Tearce
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Tearce
region Polog Statistical Region
Municipal seat Tearce
Government
 • mayor Rami Qerimi
Area
 • Total 136.54 km2 (52.72 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 22.454
 • Density 164.45/km2 (425.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 044
car plates ТЕ
Website http://www.tearce.gov.mk/

Tearce (Macedonian: Теарце [ˈtɛ.artsɛ] ( ), Albanian: Tearca) is a municipality in northwestern Republic of Macedonia. Tearce is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Tearce Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Kosovo to the north, Jegunovce Municipality to the east and south, and Tetovo Municipality to the west.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, this municipality has 22,454 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Albanians = 18,950 (84.4%)
  • Macedonians = 2,739 (12.2%)
  • Turks = 516 (2.3%)
  • others.
Demographics of Brvenica Municipality
Census year Population

1994 20,797

2002 22,454

Inhabited places[edit]

Inhabited places in Tearce Municipality
Villages: Brezno (Брезно) | Varvara (Варвара) | Gloǵi (Глоѓи) | Neprošteno (Непроштено) | Nerašte (Нераште) | Dobrošte (Доброште) | Jelošnik (Јелошник) | Lešok (Лешок) | Odri (Одри) | Prvce (Првце) | Pršovce (Пршовце) | Slatino (Слатино) | Tearce (Теарце)

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°04′N 21°03′E / 42.07°N 21.05°E / 42.07; 21.05