Municipality of Prilep
|Region||Pelagonia Statistical Region|
|• Mayor||Ilija Jovanoski (SDSM)|
|• Total||1,194.44 km2 (461.18 sq mi)|
|• Density||64.27/km2 (166.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
Prilep (Macedonian: Прилеп [ˈpriːlɛp] (listen)) is a municipality in southern Republic of Macedonia. Prilep is also the name of the city where the municipal seat is found. It is located in the Pelagonia Statistical Region.
According to the last national Macedonian census from 2002 the majority in the municipality is represented by the ethnic Macedonians, 70,878 (92.3%). Other ethnic groups include: Romani (4,433), Turks (917), Serbs (172), Bosniaks (86), Albanians (22), Vlachs (17), and others (243).
The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 59. There is one city and 58 villages. Lots of villages have small populations and some are even abandoned.
- 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)