Skopje Statistical Region

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Skopje Statistical Region

Скопски регион
Rajoni i Shkupit
Skopje statistical region en.svg
Country North Macedonia
Area
 • Total1,818 km2 (702 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total578,144
 • Density320/km2 (820/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.779[1]
high · 1st of 8

The Skopje Statistical Region (Macedonian: Скопски регион, Albanian: Shkup) is one of eight Statistical regions of North Macedonia. Skopje, located in the north of the country, 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 North Macedonia.

Ethnicities[edit]

Number %
TOTAL 578,144 100
Macedonians 367,413 63.6
Albanians 133,893 23.2
Roma 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.