Skopje statistical region


Skopje statistical region

The Republic of Macedonia is divided in eight arbitrary statistical regions. The Skopje statistical region, located in northern Macedonia, borders Serbia to the north. Internally, it borders Vardar, Polog, Northeastern, Eastern, and Southwestern statistical regions.

Municipalities

The region consists of the Greater Skopje and the following municipalities:
*Aračinovo
*Čučer-Sandevo
*Ilinden
*Petrovec
*Sopište
*Studeničani
*Zelenikovo

Demographics

Population

The current population of the Skopje Statistical Region is 571,040 citizens, according to the last population census in 2002, making it the most populous statistical region in the country.

Ethnicities

The largest ethnic group in the region is the ethnic Macedonians. Albanians are second. Roma, Serbs, Turks, and Bosniaks also make up a small population.

Religion

The most common religion in the region is Eastern Orthodoxy.


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