Saraj municipality

Saraj municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Saraj municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Сарај
Komuna e Sarajit
mayor=Imer Selmani
municipality_location=MKD_muni_nonn(Skopje_Saraj).png coa_pic=Sarajski_grb.png coa_px=150
municipality_center=Saraj (Skopje)

Saraj (Macedonian: Сарај, Albanian: "Saraji") is one of the 10 municipalities that make up the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. "Saraj" which means "palace" in Turkish is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found.


Saraj borders Jegunovce municipality to the north-west, Želino municipality to the south-west, Sopište municipality to the south, Karpoš municipality and Gorče Petrov municipality to the east, and Serbia (Kosovo) to the north.


According to the last National census from 2002 Saraj has 35,408 inhabitants. ref|census

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
*Albanians = 32,408
*Macedonians = 1,377
*Bosniaks = 1,120


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

ee also

* Saraj
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [ Saraj municipality on a Macedonian general information Site]

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