Skopje Statistical Region

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Skopje Statistical Region
Скопски регион
statistical region
Skopje statistical region en.svg
Country  Macedonia
Area
 • Total 1,818 km2 (702 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 617,646
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)

The Skopje Statistical Region (Macedonian: Скопски регион) is one of eight statistical regions of the Republic of Macedonia. Skopje, located in northern Macedonia, borders Kosovo to the north. Internally, it borders the Vardar, Polog, Northeastern, Eastern, and Southwestern statistical regions.

Municipalities[edit]

The municipalities of the region

The region consists of the City of Skopje and the following municipalities:

Demographics[edit]

Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region

Population[edit]

The current population of the Skopje Statistical Region is 578,144 citizens, according to the last population census in 2002, accounting for 28.6% of the total national population. The region is the largest by population in Macedonia.

Ethnicities[edit]

Number %
TOTAL 578,144 100
Macedonians 367,413 63.6
Albanians 133,893 23.2
Romany 23,903 4.1
Serbs 18,051 3.1
Turks 12,123 2.1
Bosniaks 10,880 1.9
others 11,881 2.1


Coordinates: 42°00′00″N 21°26′00″E / 42.0000°N 21.4333°E / 42.0000; 21.4333