Brvenica, Macedonia

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Municipality of Brvenica

Општина Брвеница
Komuna e Brevincës
Rural municipality
Official logo of Municipality of Brvenica
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Brvenica
Country Macedonia
RegionPolog Statistical Region
Municipal seatBrvenica
Government
 • MayorEnver Pajaziti
Area
 • Total164.30 km2 (63.44 sq mi)
Population
(2015)
 • Total16,564
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)044
car platesTE
WebsiteOfficial Website

Brvenica (Macedonian: About this soundБрвеница ) is a municipality in northwestern part of Republic of Macedonia.

Geography and Location[edit]

The municipality borders


Located in Lower nest about 7 km south of Tetovo, at an altitude of 440 m, on the left side of the river Temishnica (left tributary of the Vardar River).

Throughout the village dummy Brvenica passes and the largest river in the Republic of Macedonia - Vardar.

The village is located near the mountain Suva Gora, and has an excellent view of the Sar Planina.

Together with the village of Dolno Sedlarce is a large modern settlement.

Economy[edit]

On the territory of Brvenica, there are several commercial entities that employ most of the villagers.

Important economic subjects are

  • Agriculture Plantage and
  • the mill for processing fodder Agro Sloga.

Because the village is located in Polog valley, one of the most fertile plains in the Republic, the population of the village engaged in

Demographics of Brvenica Municipality[edit]

Demographics of Brvenica municipality
Census year Population

1994 14,793

2002 15,855

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, Brvenica Municipality has 15,855 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Albanians = 9,770 (61.6%)
  • Macedonians = 5,949 (37.5%)
  • others.

Demographics of the village of Brvenica[edit]

The village of Brvenica has 2,981 inhabitants of which:

Much of the population Brvenica is temporarily working in foreign countries: Germany, Italy, UK, USA, Canada, Australia.

Social institutions[edit]

The village has eight-year primary school Koco Racin, park in the village where a monument to fallen soldiers during the Liberation.

The village has a standard football field on which football meetings are held.

There is a clinic with a permanent staff physician and nurses.

In the village there are

The village has produced Brvenica and urban plan, which is one of Brvenica most urbanized villages in Macedonia.

Regular events[edit]

In a multi Brvenica tradition of holding the following events:

  • Celebration of Christmas (January 6)
  • Epiphany (January 19)
  • The feast of St. Athanasius (31 January) devoted to the church Athanasius in Brvenica
  • Ilinden celebration of the feast (2 August)

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°58′N 20°59′E / 41.967°N 20.983°E / 41.967; 20.983