Ohrid Municipality

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Municipality of Ohrid
Општина Охрид
Urban municipality
Location of Municipality of Ohrid
Country  Macedonia
Region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Ohrid
Government
 • Mayor Nikola Bakracheski (VMRO-DPMNE)
Area
 • Total 389.93 km2 (150.55 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 55,749
 • Density 142.97/km2 (370.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 046
car plates OH
Website http://www.Ohrid.gov.mk/
Ohrid Municipality
Општина Охрид
Ohrid StJohn Kaneo.jpg
The Church of St. John at Kaneo above the lake
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Macedonia Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 41°08′26″N 20°48′09″E / 41.1406°N 20.8025°E / 41.1406; 20.8025
Area 389.93 km2 (4.1972×109 sq ft)
Criteria i, iii, iv, vii
Reference 99
Inscription 1979 (3rd Session)
Extensions 1980
Website www.ohrid.gov.mk
Ohrid Municipality is located in Republic of Macedonia
Ohrid Municipality
Location of Ohrid Municipality

The Municipality of Ohrid (Macedonian: Општина Охрид) is a municipality in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia. Ohrid is also the name of the city where the municipal seat is found. Ohrid Municipality is in the Southwestern Statistical Region

Geography[edit]

Ohrid Municipality borders Debarca Municipality to the west and north, Resen Municipality to the east, and Demir Hisar Municipality to the northeast.

Demographics[edit]

According to the national census of 2002, the municipality of Ohrid, before the attachment of Kosel Municipality, had 54,380 inhabitants; according to the census of 1994, it had 52,732. The former Kosel Municipality had a population of 1,369 in 2002 and 1,759 in 1994. The present-day combined municipality has 55,749 residents.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

Inhabited places[edit]

The municipality has 29 inhabited places, one town and 28 villages.

Inhabited places in Ohrid Municipality
Village(s): Šipokno | Dolno Lakočerej | Gorno Lakočerej | Elšani | Elešec | Konjsko | Lagadin | Leskoec | Orman | Peštani | Ljubaništa | Rača | Ramne | Sveti Stefan | Trpejca | Velestovo | Velgošti | Kosel | Kuratica | Livoišta | Openica | Plakje | Rasino | Rečica | Sirula | Skrebatno | Sviništa | Vapila | Zavoj Town(s): Ohrid

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°08′26″N 20°48′09″E / 41.14056°N 20.80250°E / 41.14056; 20.80250