Vrapčište Municipality

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Municipality of Vrapčište

Општина Врапчиште
Komuna e Vrapçishtit
Vrapçişte Belediyesi
Municipality
Official logo of Municipality of Vrapčište
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Vrapčište
Country Macedonia
RegionPolog Statistical Region
Municipal seatVrapčište
Government
 • MayorIsen Shabani (AA)
Population
 • 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.

Geography[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

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%)

References[edit]

  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