Tearce Municipality

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Municipality of Tearce

Општина Теарце
Komuna e Tearcës
Rural municipality
Coat of arms of Municipality of Tearce
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Tearce
Country North Macedonia
RegionPolog Statistical Region
Municipal seatTearce
 • MayorIsen Asani (DUI)
 • Total136.54 km2 (52.72 sq mi)
 • Total22.454
 • Density164.45/km2 (425.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)044
car platesТЕ
WebsiteOfficial Website

Tearce (Macedonian: Теарце [ˈtɛ.artsɛ] (About this soundlisten), Albanian: Tearcë) is a municipality in northwestern Republic of North Macedonia. Tearce is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Tearce Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.


The municipality borders Kosovo to the north, Jegunovce Municipality to the east and south, and Tetovo Municipality to the west.


According to the 2002 Macedonian census, this municipality has 22,454 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Albanians = 18,950 (84.4%)
  • Macedonians = 2,739 (12.2%)
  • Turks = 516 (2.3%)
  • others.
Demographics of Brvenica Municipality
Census year Population

1994 20,797

2002 22,454


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

Coordinates: 42°04′N 21°03′E / 42.07°N 21.05°E / 42.07; 21.05