Bogovinje Municipality

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Municipality of Bogovinje
Општина Боговиње
Komuna e Bogovinës
Rural municipality
Municipality of Bogovinje, Macedonia (FYROM) - panoramio.jpg
Flag of Municipality of Bogovinje
Flag
Official logo of Municipality of Bogovinje
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Bogovinje
Coordinates: 41°56′N 20°55′E / 41.933°N 20.917°E / 41.933; 20.917Coordinates: 41°56′N 20°55′E / 41.933°N 20.917°E / 41.933; 20.917
Country  Macedonia
Region Polog Statistical Region
Municipal seat Bogovinje
Government
 • Mayor Hazbi Idrizi (DUI)
Population
 • Total 28,997
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Website www.komunabogovine.gov.mk

Bogovinje (Macedonian: About this sound Боговиње , Albanian: Bogovinë) is a municipality in the western part of the Republic of Macedonia. Bogovinje is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Bogovinje Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 28,997 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 27,614 (95.2%)
  • Turks = 1,183 (4.1%)
  • Macedonians = 37 (0.1%)
  • others = 163

Inhabited places[edit]

The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 15.

Inhabited places in Bogovinje Municipality
Villages: Bogovinje | Dolno Palciste | Gorno Palciste | Jelovjane | Kamenjane | Novake | Novo Selo | Pirok | Radoviste | Rakovec | Sedllarc | Selce e Keqe | Sinicane | Urvic | Zherovjan |

City: Tetovo


References[edit]

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

External links[edit]