|Aračinovo / Arachinovo
Panorama view of Aračinovo
|Country||Republic of Macedonia|
|Elevation||267 m (876 ft)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
Aračinovo (Macedonian: Арачиново [araˈtʃinɔvɔ] ( listen), Albanian: Haraçinë) is a village in the Republic of Macedonia, northeast of Skopje. It is the seat of Aračinovo Municipality. Aračinovo is one of the largest villages in Republic of Macedonia with a population of about 7,000.
During the 2001 Macedonia conflict, it was occupied by ethnic Albanian insurgents. Later, during violence of the 2008 parliamentary election, a gunman in Aračinovo opened fire on security police. One person was killed and several people were wounded.
|Inhabited places in Aračinovo Municipality|
|village(s): Aračinovo | Grušino | Mojanci | Orlanci|
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