Polog Statistical Region
|• Total||2,479 km2 (957 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
The Polog Statistical Region (Macedonian: Полошки регион, Albanian: Rajoni Pollog) is one of eight statistical regions of the Republic of Macedonia. Polog, located in the northwestern part of the country, borders Albania and Kosovo[a]. Internally, it borders the Southwestern and Skopje statistical regions.
Polog is divided into 9 municipalities:
The current population of the Polog statistical region is 304,125 citizens, according to the last population census in 2002.
Polog is the only statistical region in Macedonia where Macedonians are not the majority.
|a.||^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 111 out of 193 United Nations member states.|
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