|Municipality of Veles
|Region||Vardar Statistical Region|
|Municipal seat||Veles (city)|
|• Mayor||Slavcho Chadiev (VMRO-DPMNE)|
|• Total||427.45 km2 (165.04 sq mi)|
|• Density||128.92/km2 (333.9/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
Veles (Macedonian: Велес [ˈvɛːlɛs] ( listen)) is a municipality in central part of Republic of Macedonia. Veles is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Veles Municipality is part of the Vardar Statistical Region.
According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality had 55,108 inhabitants. At the census of 1994, it had 56,571 inhabitants. The majority are Macedonians (46,767 or 84.9%), while other ethnic groups include Bosniaks (2,406 or 4.4%), Albanians (2,299 or 4.2%), Turks (1,724 or 3.1%), and others.
There are 28 populated locations, one town and 27 villages.
|Inhabited places in Veles Municipality|
|Villages: Bašino Selo | Beleštevica | Buzalkovo | Gorno Kalaslari | Gorno Orizari | Dolno Kalaslari | Dolno Orizari | Ivankovci | Karabunjište | Krušje | Kumarino | Lugunci | Mamutčevo | Novačani | Novo Selo | Oraovec | Otovica | Raštani | Rlevci | Rudnik | S'lp | Slivnik | Sojaklari | Sopot | Crkvino | Čaloševo | Djidimirci
- 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)
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