Vinica Municipality, Macedonia
|Region||Eastern Statistical Region|
|• Mayor||Ivica Dimitrov (SDSM)|
|• Total||432.67 km2 (167.05 sq mi)|
|• Density||46.08/km2 (119.3/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|car plates||ST/VI|
Vinica (Macedonian: Виница [ˈvinitsa] ( listen)) is a municipality in eastern part of Republic of Macedonia. Vinica is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Vinica Municipality is part of the Eastern Statistical Region.
The municipality borders Kočani Municipality and Makedonska Kamenica Municipality to the north, Delčevo Municipality to the east, Radoviš Municipality and Berovo Municipality to the south, and Zrnovci Municipality to the west.
By the 2003 territorial division of Macedonia, the rural Blatec Municipality was attached to Vinica Municipality.
According to the 2002 Macedonian census, Vinica Municipality has 19,938 residents. Ethnic groups in the municipality:
- Macedonians = 18,261 (91.6%)
- Roma = 1,230 (6.2%)
|Demographics of Vinica municipality|
|Demographics of the former Blatec Municipality|
The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 16.
- 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)