Centar Municipality, Macedonia

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Municipality of Centar
Општина Центар
City Municipality (Urban)
Flag of Municipality of Centar
Flag
Location of Municipality of Centar
Coordinates: 41°59′42″N 21°25′30″E / 41.99500°N 21.42500°E / 41.99500; 21.42500Coordinates: 41°59′42″N 21°25′30″E / 41.99500°N 21.42500°E / 41.99500; 21.42500
Country Macedonia
RegionSkopje Statistical Region
Municipal SeatSkopje
Government
 • MayorSasha Bogdanovikj (SDSM)
Area
 • Total7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population
 • Total45,412
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Centar (Macedonian: About this soundЦентар ) is the central municipality of the ten municipalities that compose the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. Centar is home to the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia.

Geography[edit]

Centar Municipality, view from Skopje Fortress

The Vardar River runs on the edge of the municipality along the border with Čair Municipality. Vodno Mountain overlooks Centar. The municipality's total area is 7.52 km2. Centar borders several other municipalities including: Karpoš Municipality to the west, Čair Municipality to the northeast, Aerodrom Municipality to the southeast, and Kisela Voda Municipality to the south.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002, the municipality has 45,412 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 38,778 (85.4%)
  • Serbs = 2,037 (4.5%)
  • Albanians = 1,465 (3.2%)
  • Roma = 974 (2.2%)
  • others.

References[edit]

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

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