Gjorče Petrov Municipality

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Municipality of Gjorče Petrov
Општина Ѓорче Петров
City Municipality
Flag of Municipality of Gjorče Petrov
Official logo of Municipality of Gjorče Petrov
Location of Municipality of Gjorče Petrov
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Skopje Region.svg Skopje
Municipal SeatSkopje
Government
 • MayorAleksandar Stojkoski (VMRO-DPMNE)[1]
Population
 • Total41,634
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Websitehttp://www.opstinagpetrov.gov.mk

Gjorče Petrov (Macedonian: Ѓорче Петров) is one of the ten municipalities that compose the city of Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. It is named after the revolutionary Gjorče Petrov.

Geography[edit]

Gjorče Petrov borders

The municipality is the place of the confluence of the Treska and Vardar rivers.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002, the municipality has 41,634 inhabitants.[2]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

Sports[edit]

Football club FK Makedonija Gjorče Petrov has played in the top tier of Macedonian football for several years. Their home stadium is the Gjorče Petrov Stadium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Local Elections 2021 – Mayor of Ǵorče Petrov. State Election Comission.
  2. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°01′N 21°22′E / 42.01°N 21.36°E / 42.01; 21.36