Municipality of Vrapčište

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Municipality of Vrapčište
Општина Врапчиште
Komuna e Vrapçishtit
Municipality
Flag of Municipality of Vrapčište
Flag
Official logo of Municipality of Vrapčište
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Vrapčište
Country Macedonia
region Polog Statistical Region
Municipal seat Vrapčište
Population
 • Total 25,399
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Vrapčište (Macedonian: About this sound Врапчиште , Albanian: Vrapçishti, Turkish: Vrapçişte) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. Vrapčište is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. This municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Bogovinje Municipality to the north, Brvenica Municipality to the east, and Gostivar Municipality to the south,

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 25,399 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 21,101 (83.1%)
  • Turks = 3,134 (12.3%)
  • Macedonians = 1,041 (4.1%)
  • others = 123 (0.5%)

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 41°50′N 20°52′E / 41.83°N 20.86°E / 41.83; 20.86