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View of Drugovo with village mosque in the background
View of Drugovo with village mosque in the background
Drugovo is located in Republic of North Macedonia
Location within Republic of Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°29′N 20°55′E / 41.483°N 20.917°E / 41.483; 20.917Coordinates: 41°29′N 20°55′E / 41.483°N 20.917°E / 41.483; 20.917
CountryRepublic of Macedonia
MunicipalityKičevo municipality
Statistical regionSouthwestern Statistical Region
 • Total1,492
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Car platesKI

Drugovo (Macedonian: About this soundДругово , Albanian: Drugovë} is a village in the municipality of Kičevo, Republic of Macedonia. It was the seat of the now-defunct Drugovo Municipality.


In statistics gathered by Vasil Kanchov in 1900, the village of Drugovo was inhabited by 260 Muslim Albanians.[1] The Yugoslav census of 1948 recorded 537 people of whom 478 were Albanians and 59 Macedonians.[2] The Yugoslav census of 1953 recorded 610 people of whom 358 were Turks, 179 Albanians, 70 Macedonians and 3 others.[2] The 1961 Yugoslav census recorded 606 people of whom 412 were Macedonians, 141 Turks, 46 Albanians and 7 others.[2] The 1971 census recorded 944 people of whom 764 were Macedonians, 151 Turks, 19 Albanians and 13 others.[2] The 1981 Yugoslav census recorded 1291 people of whom 1046 were Macedonians, 149 Turks, 55 Bosniaks, 32 Albanians and 9 others.[2] The Macedonian census of 1994 recorded 1398 people of whom 1171 were Macedonians, 153 Turks, 61 Albanians and 13 others.[2]

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 1492 inhabitants.[3] Ethnic groups in the village include:[3]


  1. ^ Vasil Kanchov (1900). Macedonia: Ethnography and Statistics. Sofia. p. 256.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Sherafedin Kaso (2005). The settlements with Muslim population in Macedonia. Logos-A. p. 92. ISBN 978-9989-58-155-7..
  3. ^ 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. 99.

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