Debar Municipality

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Municipality of Debar
Општина Дебар
Komuna e Dibrës
Urban municipality
Location of Municipality of Debar
Country  Macedonia
Region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Debar
Government
 • Mayor Ruzhdi Lata (DUI)
Area
 • Total 145.67 km2 (56.24 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 19,542
 • Density 134.15/km2 (347.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) ++389 46
Website http://www.dibra.gov.mk/

Debar (Macedonian: Дебар [ˈdɛːbar], Albanian: Dibra) is a municipality in western part of Republic of Macedonia. Debar is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Debar Municipality is part of the Southwestern Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality to the northeast, Kičevo Municipality to the southeast, Centar Župa Municipality to the south, and Albania to the west.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 19,542 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

Mother tongues in the municipality include:

Demographic development of Debar municipality within today borders.[2]

Census year Total Macedonians  % Albanians  % Turks  % Roma  % Vlachs Serbs Bosniaks Other
1953 10258 3392 33.07 5819 56.73 776 7.56 83 0.81 2 114 0 72
1961 11162 2025 18.14 6476 58.02 2002 17.94 0 0.00 0 86 0 573
1971 13802 2022 14.65 8793 63.71 2414 17.49 0 0.00 0 106 0 467
1981 16952 2358 13.91 9981 58.88 1130 6.67 1030 6.08 0 37 0 2416
1994 19010 4266 22.44 10935 57.52 1875 9.86 1103 5.80 1 34 0 796
2002 19542 3911 20.02 11348 58.09 2684 13.74 1080 5.53 2 22 3 492

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-07-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°31′N 20°32′E / 41.52°N 20.53°E / 41.52; 20.53