Gostivar municipality

Gostivar municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Gostivar municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Гостивар
Komuna e Gostivarit
municipality_location=MKD_muni_nonn(Gostivar).png coa_pic=Gostivarski_grb.png coa_px=80
flag_pic=Gostivarsko_Zname.png flag_px=160

Gostivar (Macedonian: Гостивар, Albanian: Gostivari) is a municipality in western Republic of Macedonia. "Gostivar" is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Gostivar municipality is part of Polog statistical region.


The municipality borders Mavrovo i Rostuša, Zajas and Oslomej municipality in the south, Makedonski Brod municipality in the east, Brvenica and Vrapčište municipality in the north, and Albania and Kosovo in the west.


According to the last National census from 2002 this municipality has 81,042 inhabitants. ref|census

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
*Albanians = 54,038
*Macedonians = 15,877
*Turks = 7,991
*Roma = 2,237


# [http://msed.stat.gov.mk/msed.nsf/cd549cc3f96284dbc1256f2b0026e546/5db5887c1be3440ac1256f3900547f34/$FILE/I1%20Population%2015%20C2002%20123.pdf Macedonian census data of 2002] ]

ee also

* Gostivar
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [http://www.makedonija.name/municipalities.php?page=gostivar Gostivar municipality on a Macedonian general information Site]

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