Prilep Municipality

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Municipality of Prilep

Општина Прилеп
Urban municipality
Flag of Municipality of Prilep
Coat of arms of Municipality of Prilep
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Prilep
Country Macedonia
RegionPelagonia Statistical Region
Municipal seatPrilep
 • MayorIlija Jovanoski (SDSM)
 • Total1,194.44 km2 (461.18 sq mi)
 • Total76,768
 • Density64.27/km2 (166.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)048
car platesPP

Prilep (Macedonian: Прилеп [ˈpriːlɛp] (About this soundlisten)) 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.


The municipality borders Čaška and Dolneni municipalities to the north, Kavadarci Municipality to the east, Krivogaštani, Mogila and Novaci municipalities to the west, and Greece to the south.

The municipality spreads over the northeastern part of the Pelagonia valley, it takes contains much of the Mariovo region.


The population of the municipality is 76,768 of whom approximately 70,000 live in the municipality center Prilep, the rest live in the villages of the municipality.[1]

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).

Inhabited places[edit]

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.


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

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Coordinates: 41°17′16″N 21°40′33″E / 41.2878°N 21.6758°E / 41.2878; 21.6758