Probištip municipality

Probištip municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Probištip municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Пробиштип
population=16 193
status=Urban municipality
mayor=Duško Jovanovski
municipality_location=MKD muni nonn(Probistip).png coa_pic=

Probištip ( _mk. Пробиштип) is a municipality in eastern Republic of Macedonia. "Probištip" is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. This municipality is part of Eastern statistical region.


The municipality borders Kratovo municipality in the north, Kočani and Češinovo-Obleševo in the east, Sveti Nikole in the west, Štip and Karbinci in the south.

The Municipality spreads over the middle and lower part of the line of Zletovska River.


By the 2003 territorial division of Macedonia, the rural Zletovo municipality was attached to "Probištip municipality". The present municipality has 16,193 inhabitants. The municipality of Probištip had 12,963 inhabitants in 1994 and 12,765 at the census of 2002. Zletovo municipality had 3,687 inhabitants in 1994 and 3,428 in 2002.

Ethnic groups in the municipality (2002 census):
*Macedonians = 15,977
*Serbs = 89
*Roma = 37
*Vlachs = 37
*others = 53

Inhabited places



The main economic objects in the municipality are the lead and zinc mines “Zletovo”, now called “Indo Minerals and Metals” which were in continual exploitation from 1970. The nonmetals mine “Strmos”.


# [ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)]

ee also

* Probištip
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [ Official site ov Probištip municipality]
* [ Probištip municipality on the site of the Macedonian ministry for local self-government]
* [ Probištip municipality on a general macedonian information page]


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