Ilinden Municipality

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Municipality of Ilinden
Општина Илинден
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Ilinden
Official logo of Municipality of Ilinden
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Ilinden
Country  Macedonia
Region Skopje Statistical Region
Municipal seat Ilinden
 • Mayor Žika Stojanovski (VMRO-DPMNE)
 • Total 97.02 km2 (37.46 sq mi)
 • Total 15,894
 • Density 163.82/km2 (424.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 02
car plates SK

Ilinden (Macedonian: About this sound Илинден ) is a municipality in northern Republic of Macedonia. Ilinden is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. It is named after the Ilinden Uprising in the region of Macedonia in 1903. It is located in the Skopje Statistical Region.


The municipality borders Aračinovo Municipality to the north, Petrovec Municipality to the south, the City of Skopje: (Gazi Baba Municipality) to the west, and Kumanovo Municipality to the east.


The total population of the municipality is 15,894.[1] At the census in 1994 it had 14,512 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Macedonians = 13,959 (87.8%)
  • Serbs = 912 (5.7%)
  • Roma = 428 (2.7%)
  • Albanians = 352 (2.2%)
  • others.
Demographics of Ilinden Municipality
Census year Population

1994 14,512

2002 15,894


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

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Coordinates: 41°59′N 21°35′E / 41.99°N 21.58°E / 41.99; 21.58