Centar municipality

Centar municipality

Infobox Municipality in the Republic of Macedonia
municipality_name=Centar municipality
municipality_name_mkd=Општина Центар
municipality_location=MKD_muni_nonn(Skopje_Centar).png coa_pic=MMCA(Centar).png coa_px=80
flag_pic=Centarsko zname.png flag_px=160

Centar ( _mk. Центар) is the central municipality of the 10 municipalities that make up the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. Centar is home to the Parliament and Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia.


The Vardar River runs on the edge of the municipality along the border with Čair municipality. Vodno Mountain overlooks Centar. The municipality's total area is 7.52 km2. Centar borders several other municipalities including: Karpoš municipality to the west, Čair municipality to the north-east, Aerodrom municipality to the south-east, and Kisela Voda municipality to the south.


According to the last National census from 2002 this municipality has 45,412 inhabitants, with 6,032.18 people per square kilometer.

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
*Macedonians = 38,778
*Serbs = 2,037
*Albanians = 1,465


Centar is home to the main campus of Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje.


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

ee also

* Greater Skopje
* Republic of Macedonia
* Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia

External links

* [http://www.makedonija.name/municipalities.php Municipalities in the Republic of Macedonia]

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