Lipkovo Municipality

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Municipality of Lipkovo
Општина Липково
Komuna e Likovës
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Lipkovo
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Official seal of Municipality of Lipkovo
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Location of Municipality of Lipkovo
Country  Macedonia
Region Northeastern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Lipkovo
Government
 • Mayor Sadulla Duraku (DUI)
Area
 • Total 267.82 km2 (103.41 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 27.058
 • Density 101.03/km2 (261.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 037
car plates KU
ISO 3166-2 MK-48

Lipkovo (Macedonian: About this sound Липково , Albanian: Lipkovë) is a municipality in northern Republic of Macedonia. Lipkovo is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Lipkovo Municipality is part of the Northeastern Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Serbia to the north, Čučer-Sandevo Municipality to the west, the City of Skopje to the southwest, Aračinovo Municipality to the south and Kumanovo Municipality to the east.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, Lipkovo Municipality has 27,058 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Albanians = 26,360 (97.4%)
  • Serbs = 370 (1.4%)
  • Macedonians = 169 (0.6%)
  • others = 159 (0.6%)
Demographics of Lipkovo Municipality
Census year Population

1994 24,351

2002 27,058

Inhabited places[edit]

Inhabited places in Lipkovo Municipality
villages: Alaševce (Алашевце) | Belanovce (Белановце) | Vaksince (Ваксинце) | Vištica (Виштица) | Glažnja (Глажња) | Gošince (Гошинце) | Dumanovce (Думановце) | Zlokukjane (Злокуќане) | Izvor (Извор) | Lipkovo (Липково) | Lojane(Лојане) | Matejče (Матејче) | Nikushtaku (Никуштак) | Opae (Опае) | Orizari (Оризари) | Otlja (Отља) | R'nkovce (Р'нковце) | Ropalce (Ропалце) | Runica (Руница) | Slupčane (Слупчане) | Straža (Стража) | Strima (Стрима)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)
  2. ^ Незавршен Мир, Јадранка Костова, Бета Пресс 2003, стр. 207, ISBN 9989-819-15-7

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Coordinates: 42°10′N 21°34′E / 42.16°N 21.57°E / 42.16; 21.57