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Country Republic of Macedonia
Municipality Tetovo municipality
Population (2002)
 • Total 4,051
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Car plates TE
Website .
Municipal coat of arms

Džepčište (Macedonian: Џепчиште; Albanian: Xhepçisht) is a village in the municipality of Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia.


Džepčište is located at the range of Šar Mountain, as well as in the field of Polog valley, characterized by relatively frosty winters as mountain stream climate prevailing during the long winter and warm and dry with temperatures reaching up to 45 degrees Celsius in the summer time for a Mediterranean climate. Overall, it has four seasons and fertile agricultural land.


According to the statistical office of the Republic of Macedonia, Džepčište numbers about 760 residential homes. Approximately 700 of them are inhabited by Albanians and around 60 houses with ethnic Macedonians. Many individuals from this village live abroad, especially in European countries where they work and live, many with their families.

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 4051 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the village include:[1]


  1. ^ a b Macedonian Census (2002), Book 5 - Total population according to the Ethnic Affiliation, Mother Tongue and Religion, The State Statistical Office, Skopje, 2002, p. 110.

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Coordinates: 42°02′N 21°00′E / 42.033°N 21.000°E / 42.033; 21.000

Inhabited places in Tetovo Municipality
Villages: Bozovce | Bordec | Džepčište | Fališe | Gajre | Ǵermo | Golema Rečica | Jedoarce | Lavce | Lisec | Mala Rečica | Otunje | Poroj | Saraḱino | Selce | Setole | Šipkovica | Vejce | Vešala

City: Tetovo