Vrapčište Municipality

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Municipality of Vrapčište

Општина Врапчиште
Komuna e Vrapçishtit
Vrapçişte Belediyesi
Official logo of Municipality of Vrapčište
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Vrapčište
Country Macedonia
RegionPolog Statistical Region
Municipal seatVrapčište
 • MayorIsen Shabani (AA)
 • Total25,399
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
WebsiteOfficial Website

Vrapčište (Macedonian: About this soundВрапчиште , Albanian: Vrapçisht, Turkish: Vrapçişte) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. Vrapčište is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. This municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.


The municipality borders Bogovinje Municipality to the north, Brvenica Municipality to the east, and Gostivar Municipality to the south, Kosovo to the west.


According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 25,399 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 21,101 (83.1%)
  • Turks = 3,134 (12.3%)
  • Macedonians = 1,041 (4.1%)
  • others = 123 (0.5%)


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

Coordinates: 41°50′N 20°52′E / 41.83°N 20.86°E / 41.83; 20.86