Kumanovo municipality


Kumanovo municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Kumanovo municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Куманово
population=105,484
density=207,04
status=Urban municipality
area_code=031
mayor=Zoran Damjanovski
car_plates=KU
website=www.Kumanovo.gov.mk
municipality_location=MKD muni nonn(Kumanovo).png coa_pic=MMCA(Kumanovo).png coa_px=80
flag_pic=MKD muni flag(Kumanovo).png flag_px=150
municipality_center=Kumanovo
postal_code=1300
area=509,48

Kumanovo ( _mk. Куманово) is a municipality in northern Republic of Macedonia. "Kumanovo" is also the name of the city where the municipal seat is found. Kumanovo municipality is part of Northeastern statistical region.

Geography

The municipality borders Lipkovo municipality, Ilinden and Aračinovo in the west, Serbia in the north, Sveti Nikole and Petrovec in the south, Staro Nagoričane and Kratovo in the east.It expands on an area of 509,48 km².

History

By the 2003 territorial division of the Republic, a part of the rural Orašac municipality was attached to "Kumanovo municipality", the other part of Orašac was atached to Staro Nagoričane municipality.

Demographics

Without Orašac the municipality of Kumanovo had 94,589 inhabitants in 1994 and 103,205 at the lasta national census. The population of the abolished Orašac municipality was 1,638 in 1994 and 1,252 in 2002. The present day municipality has 104,457 inhabitants.

Viewed from the number of inhabitants, Kumanovo with 105,484 residents it is the most populous municipality in Republic of Macedonia, the opposite attribute is assigned to Vraneštica municipality.

According to the 2002 census, ethnic groups in the Kumanovo municipality include:
*Macedonians = 63,746
*Albanians = 27,290
*Serbs = 9,062
*Roma = 4,256
*Turks = 292
*Vlachs = 147
*Bosniaks = 20
*others = 671

Inhabited places

There are 48 inhabited places in this municipality, one town and 49 villages.

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Notes

# [http://www.stat.gov.mk/pdf/kniga_13.pdf 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)]

ee also

* Kumanovo
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [http://www.Kumanovo.gov.mk Official site of Kumanovo municipality]
* [http://mls.gov.mk/default.asp?id=teritorial&section=2&item=19 Kumanovo municipality on the site of the Macedonian ministry for local self-government]
* [http://www.makedonija.name/municipalities.php?page=kumanovo Kumanovo municipality on a general Macedonian information page]

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