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Road sign in Idrizovo
Road sign in Idrizovo
Idrizovo is located in Republic of Macedonia
Location within Republic of Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°58′N 21°35′E / 41.967°N 21.583°E / 41.967; 21.583Coordinates: 41°58′N 21°35′E / 41.967°N 21.583°E / 41.967; 21.583
Country Republic of Macedonia
Municipality Gazi Baba municipality
Statistical region Skopje Statistical Region
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,589
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Car plates SK
Website .

Idrizovo (Macedonian: Идризово, Albanian: Idrizovë) is a settlement in the outskirts of the city of Skopje within the municipality of Gazi Baba, Republic of Macedonia.


According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 1589 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the village include:[1]

Correctional facility[edit]

With the establishment of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia following the Second World War, an internment camp was built in the area wherein political prisoners could be detained. Today, the prison remains and serves as one of the largest correctional facilities in the country.[1] Known as Kolonija Idrizovo the correctional facility had a population of 451 (2002 census) and included the following ethnic groups:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Macedonian Census (2002), Book 5 - Total population according to the Ethnic Affiliation, Mother Tongue and Religion, The State Statistical Office, Skopje, 2002, p. 62.

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