Vinica Municipality, Macedonia

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Vinica Municipality
Општина Виница
Urban municipality
Flag of Vinica Municipality
Flag
Official logo of Vinica Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Vinica Municipality
Country  Macedonia
Region Eastern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Vinica, Macedonia
Government
 • Mayor Emil Donchev (VMRO-DPMNE)
Area
 • Total 432.67 km2 (167.05 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 19,938
 • Density 46.08/km2 (119.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 033
car plates ST/VI[citation needed]
Website http://www.OpstinaVinica.gov.mk

Vinica (Macedonian: Виница [ˈvinitsa]) 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.

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

By the 2003 territorial division of Macedonia, the rural Blatec Municipality was attached to Vinica Municipality.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 Macedonian census, Vinica Municipality has 19,938 residents.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Macedonians = 18,261 (91.6%)
  • Roma = 1,230 (6.2%)
  • others.
Demographics of Vinica municipality
Census year Population Territorial
Division 2003

1994 17,058

19,938
2002 17,914
Demographics of the former Blatec Municipality
Census year Population

1994 2,005

2002 2,024

Inhabited places[edit]

The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 16.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°54′N 22°30′E / 41.90°N 22.50°E / 41.90; 22.50