Ohrid Municipality

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Municipality of Ohrid

Општина Охрид
Urban municipality
The Church of St. John at Kaneo above the lake
The Church of St. John at Kaneo above the lake
Location of Municipality of Ohrid
Country Macedonia
RegionSouthwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seatOhrid
Government
 • MayorJovan Stojanoski (SDSM)
Area
 • Total389.93 km2 (150.55 sq mi)
Population
 • Total55,749
 • Density142.97/km2 (370.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)046
car platesOH
Websitehttp://www.Ohrid.gov.mk/
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official nameNatural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
CriteriaCultural and Natural: (i)(iii)(iv)(vii)
Reference99ter
Inscription1979 (3rd Session)
Extensions1980, 2009
Area83,350 ha (206,000 acres)

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

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