Veles municipality

Veles municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Veles municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Велес
status=Urban municipality
mayor=Ace Kocevski
municipality_location=MKD_muni_nonn(Veles).png coa_pic=Veleshki_grb.png coa_px=90
flag_pic=Veleshko_zname.png flag_px=150
municipality_center=Veles (city)|Veles

Veles ( _mk. Велес) is a municipality in central Republic of Macedonia. "Veles" is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Veles municipality is part of Vardar statistical region.


The municipality borders Čaška municipality and Zelenikovo in the west, Petrovec in the north, Gradsko, Lozovo and Sveti Nikole in the east.


According to the last National census this municipality has 55,340 inhabitants. ref|census At the census of 1994 it had 56,571 inhabitants.

The majority are Macedonians (46,767), while other ethnic groups include Bosniaks (2,406), Albanians (2,299), Turks (1,724), and others.

Inhabited places

There are 28 inhabited places, one town and 27 villages.



# [$FILE/I1%20Population%2015%20C2002%20123.pdf Macedonian census data of 2002]

ee also

* Veles
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [ Official site of Veles municipality]
* [ Veles municipality on the site of the Macedonian ministry for local self-government]
* [ Veles municipality on a Macedonian general information Site]


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