Zajas Municipality

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Zajas municipality

Општина Зајас

Komuna e Zajazit
Flag of Zajas municipality
Official seal of Zajas municipality
Location of Zajas municipality
CountryRepublic of North Macedonia
regionSouthwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seatZajas
 • Total11,605
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Split fromKičevo Municipality in 1996
Merged intoKičevo Municipality in 2013

Zajas (Macedonian: About this soundЗајас , Albanian: Zajaz) is a former municipality in western Republic of North Macedonia, created in the 1996 territorial organisation, dissolved following 2013 Macedonian new territorial organisation after it was merged with Kičevo Municipality.[1]


The municipality bordered


According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 11,605 inhabitants.[2]

  • Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
    • Albanians = 11,308 (97.4%)
    • Macedonians = 211 (1.8%)
    • others = 86 (0.7%)

The total number of students in the municipality in 2011, in comparison to the total number of students in 2007, declined for 35.5%. Zajas is the second municipality in North Macedonia by the decline of the total number of students.[3]


Coordinates: 41°35′N 20°56′E / 41.59°N 20.94°E / 41.59; 20.94