Želino Municipality

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Municipality of Želino
Општина Желино
Komuna e Zhelinës
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Želino
Coat of arms of Municipality of Želino
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Želino
Country  Macedonia
Region Polog Statistical Region
Municipal seat Želino
 • Mayor Blerim Sejdiu
 • Total 201.04 km2 (77.62 sq mi)
Elevation 755 m (2,477 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 24,390
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 044
Car Plates TE

Želino (Macedonian: About this sound Желино , Albanian: Zhelina) is a municipality in northwestern Republic of Macedonia. Želino is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. This municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.


The municipality borders Jegunovce Municipality to the north, the City of Skopje to the east, Tetovo Municipality to the northwest, Brvenica Municipality to the west, Sopište Municipality to the southeast, and Makedonski Brod Municipality to the south.


This municipality has 24,390 inhabitants, according to the 2002 census.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Albanians = 24,195 (99.2%)
  • Macedonians = 71 (0.3%)
  • others.
Demographics of Želino Municipality
Census year Population

1994 21,760

2002 24,390


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

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Coordinates: 41°59′N 21°04′E / 41.99°N 21.07°E / 41.99; 21.07