Krivogaštani Municipality


Krivogaštani Municipality
Krivogaštani Municipality
Општина Кривогаштани
—  Municipality  —
region Pelagonia Statistical Region
Municipal seat Krivogaštani
Population
 – Total 6,150
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Krivogaštani (Macedonian: Кривогаштани) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. Krivogaštani is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. This municipality is part of the Pelagonia Statistical Region.

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Geography

The municipality borders Kruševo Municipality to the west, Dolneni Municipality to the north, Prilep Municipality to the east, and Mogila Municipality to the south.

Demographics

According to the last national census from 2002, the municipality has 6,150 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 6,126 (99.6%)
  • others = 24

The non-Macedonian minority is composed of Romas and Turks, particularly in the village of Presil where, in 2001, the entire Turkish population of the village was expelled from their homes in an indirect measure aimed at defying ethnic Albanian resistance. Following the ceasefire later the same year, most of the inhabitants returned.

Inhabited places

The main village of Krivogaštani is located along the main route from Prilep to Kruševo. The villages within this municipality include Bela Crkva, Obršani, Vođani, Ruvci and Krušeani.

References

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

Coordinates: 41°21′N 21°20′E / 41.35°N 21.34°E / 41.35; 21.34


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