Prilep municipality


Prilep municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Prilep municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Прилеп
population=76 768
density=64,27
status=Urban municipality
area_code=048
mayor=Marjan Ristevski
car_plates=PP
website=www.Prilep.gov.mk
municipality_location=MKD_muni_nonn(Prilep).png coa_pic= Coat of arms of Prilep.png coa_px=120
flag_pic=MKD_muni_flag(Prilep).png flag_px=100
municipality_center=Prilep
postal_code=2 7500
area=1194,44

Prilep ( _mk. Прилеп) is a municipality in southern Republic of Macedonia. "Prilep" is also the name of the city where the municipal seat is found. It is located in the Pelagonia statistical region.

Geography

The municipality borders Čaška and Dolneni municipality in the north, Kavadarci in the east, Krivogaštani, Mogila and Novaci in the west and Greece in the south.

The municipality spreads over the northeastern part of the Pelagonia valley, it takes also a past of Mariovo region.

Demographics

The population of the municipality is 76,768 of whom approximately 70,000 live in the municipality center Prilep, the rest lives in the suburbs and the villages of the municipality.

According to the last National Macedonian census from 2002 the majority in the municipality is represented by the ethnic Macedonians (70,878). Other ethnic groups include: Roma (4,433), Turks (917), Serbs (172), Bosniaks (86), Albanians (22), Vlachs (17), and others (243).

Inhabited places

The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 59. There is one town and 58 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

* Prince Marko
* Markovi Kuli
* Pelagonia
* Prilep
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [http://www.Prilep.gov.mk Official site of Prilep municipality]
* [http://mls.gov.mk/default.asp?id=teritorial&section=2&item=25 Prilep municipality on the site of the Macedonian ministry for local self-government]

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