Brvenica Municipality

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Municipality of Brvenica
Општина Брвеница
Komuna e Bërvenicës
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Brvenica
Official logo of Municipality of Brvenica
Location of Municipality of Brvenica
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Polog Region.svg Polog
Municipal seatBrvenica
Government
 • MayorJovica Ilievski (VMRO-DPMNE)[1]
Area
 • Total164.3 km2 (63.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total15,855
 • Density96.50/km2 (249.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)044
car platesTE

Brvenica (Macedonian: audio speaker iconБрвеница , Albanian: Komuna e Bërvenicës) is a municipality in the northwestern part of North Macedonia. Brvenica is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Brvenica Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Tetovo Municipality to the north, Želino Municipality to the east, Makedonski Brod Municipality to the southeast, Gostivar Municipality to the southwest, Vrapčište Municipality to the west and Bogovinje Municipality to the northwest.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, Brvenica Municipality has 15,855 inhabitants.[2] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Albanians = 9,770 (61.6%)
  • Macedonians = 5,949 (37.5%)
  • others.
Demographics of Brvenica municipality
Census year Population

1994 14,793

2002 15,855

References[edit]

  1. ^ Local Elections 2021 – Mayor of Brvenica. State Election Comission.
  2. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°59′N 20°59′E / 41.98°N 20.98°E / 41.98; 20.98