Bogovinje Municipality

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Bogovinje Municipality
Општина Боговиње
Komuna e Bogovinës
Rural municipality
Bogovinje Lake
Bogovinje Lake
Flag of Bogovinje Municipality
Flag
Official logo of Bogovinje Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Bogovinje Municipality
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
RegionPolog Statistical Region
Municipal seatBogovinje
Government
 • MayorAlbon Xhemaili (AA)
Population
 • Total28,997
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Bogovinje (Macedonian: About this soundБоговиње , Albanian: Komuna e Bogovinës) 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]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 census results" (PDF). State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia (in English and Macedonian). 2002.

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