Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality

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Mavrovo and Rostuše Municipality
Општина Маврово и Ростушe
Rural municipality
Flag of Mavrovo and Rostuše Municipality
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Coat of arms of Mavrovo and Rostuše Municipality
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Location of Mavrovo and Rostuše Municipality
Country Macedonia
RegionPolog Statistical Region
Municipal seatRostuša
Government
 • MayorMukrem Mehmedi (VMRO-DPMNE)
Area
 • Total663.19 km2 (256.06 sq mi)
Population
 • Total8,618
 • Density13/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20070930224818/http://www.mls.gov.mk/map.aspx?sm=29&mapid=70

Mavrovo and Rostuša (Macedonian: About this soundМаврово и Ростушa ) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. The municipal seat is located in the village of Rostuša. This municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Gostivar Municipality to the north, Kičevo Municipality to the east, Debar Municipality to the south and Albania to the west.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 8,618 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 4,349 (50.5%)
  • Turks = 2,680 (31.1%)
  • Albanians = 1,483 (17.2%)
  • others.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°37′N 20°35′E / 41.61°N 20.59°E / 41.61; 20.59