Bogovinje Municipality


Bogovinje Municipality
Bogovinje Municipality
Општина Боговиње
Komuna e Bogovinës
—  Rural municipality  —
Coordinates: 41°56′N 20°55′E / 41.933°N 20.917°E / 41.933; 20.917Coordinates: 41°56′N 20°55′E / 41.933°N 20.917°E / 41.933; 20.917
Region Polog
Municipal seat Bogovinje
Population
 – Total 28,997
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Bogovinje (Macedonian: Боговиње, Albanian: Bogovinë) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. Bogovinje is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Bogovinje Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

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Geography

The municipality borders Tetovo Municipality to the north, Brvenica Municipality to the east, Vrapčište Municipality to the south, and Serbia (Kosovo) to the west.

Demographics

According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 28,997 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 27,614 (95.2%)
  • Turks = 1,183 (4.1%)
  • Macedonians = 37 (0.1%)
  • others = 163

References

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

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