Vraneštica Municipality

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Vraneštica Municipality
Општина Вранештица
Municipality
Flag of Vraneštica Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Vraneštica Municipality
Seal
Location of Vraneštica Municipality
Country Macedonia
Region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Vraneštica
Population
 • Total 1,322
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Split from Kičevo Municipality in 1996
Merged into Kičevo Municipality in 2013

Vraneštica (Macedonian: About this sound Вранештица ) is a former municipality in western Republic of Macedonia, created in the 1996 territorial organisation and dissolved following the 2013 Macedonian new territorial organisation, after it was merged with Kičevo Municipality.[1] Vraneštica is also the name of the village where the municipal seat was found. This municipality was part of the Southwestern Statistical Region. The last mayor of the municipality was Vančo Srbakovski.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 1,322 inhabitants.[2] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 1033 (78.1%)
  • Turks* = 276 (20.9%)
  • Albanians = 10
  • Serbs = 2
  • Other = 1


In the municipality Muslim Slavic Macedonians have identified themselves as Turks, for various political reasons.


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Coordinates: 41°28′N 21°01′E / 41.46°N 21.02°E / 41.46; 21.02