Demir Kapija Municipality

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Demir Kapija Municipality

Општина Демир Капија
Urban municipality
Flag of Demir Kapija Municipality
Coat of arms of Demir Kapija
Coat of arms
Location of Demir Kapija Municipality
Demir Kapija Municipality is located in Republic of North Macedonia
Demir Kapija Municipality
Demir Kapija Municipality
Coordinates: 41°24′32″N 22°14′38″E / 41.409°N 22.244°E / 41.409; 22.244Coordinates: 41°24′32″N 22°14′38″E / 41.409°N 22.244°E / 41.409; 22.244
CountryNorth Macedonia
RegionVardar Statistical Region
Municipal seatDemir Kapija
 • MayorTrajche Dimitriev (VMRO-DPMNE)
 • Total311.06 km2 (120.10 sq mi)
202 m (663 ft)
 • Total4,545
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal Code
Area Code034
Vehicle registrationDK

Demir Kapija (Macedonian: Демир Капија [ˌdɛmir ˈkapija] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in southern part of the Republic of North Macedonia. Demir Kapija, which means "iron door" or "iron gate" in Turkish, is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Demir Kapija Municipality is part of the Vardar Statistical Region.


The municipality borders


According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 4,545 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 3,997 (87.9%)
  • Turks = 344 (7.6%)
  • Serbs = 132 (2.9%)
  • others.

Populated settlements include:


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