Aračinovo

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Aračinovo / Arachinovo
Арачиново
Haraçinë
Village
Panorama view of Aračinovo
Panorama view of Aračinovo
Coordinates: 42°01′35″N 21°33′42″E / 42.0264°N 21.5617°E / 42.0264; 21.5617Coordinates: 42°01′35″N 21°33′42″E / 42.0264°N 21.5617°E / 42.0264; 21.5617
Country Republic of Macedonia
Municipality Aračinovo
Elevation 267 m (876 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 7,315
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) +389-2-XXXXXXX

Aračinovo (Macedonian: Арачиново [araˈtʃinɔvɔ], 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.[1] One person was killed and several people were wounded.[2]

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Inhabited places in Aračinovo Municipality Coat of arms of Aračinovo Municipality.svg
village(s): Aračinovo | Grušino | Mojanci | Orlanci