Bogovinje Municipality

Bogovinje (Macedonian: Боговиње , Albanian: Komuna e Bogovinës) is a municipality in the western part of the Republic of North Macedonia. Bogovinje is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Bogovinje Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Bogovinje Municipality
Општина Боговиње
Komuna e Bogovinës
Rural municipality
Bogovinje Lake
Bogovinje Lake
Flag of Bogovinje Municipality
Official logo of Bogovinje Municipality
Location of Bogovinje Municipality
Coordinates: 41°56′N 20°55′E / 41.933°N 20.917°E / 41.933; 20.917Coordinates: 41°56′N 20°55′E / 41.933°N 20.917°E / 41.933; 20.917
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Polog Region.svg Polog
Municipal seatBogovinje
 • MayorBesnik Emshi (DUI)
 • Total22,906
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
WebsiteOfficial Website


The municipality borders Tetovo Municipality to the north, Brvenica Municipality to the east, Vrapčište Municipality to the south, and Kosovo to the west.


The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 15. According to the last national census from 2021 this municipality has 22,906 inhabitants.[1]

2002 2021
Number % Number %
TOTAL 28,997 100 22,906 100
Albanians 27,614 95.2 20,475 89.39
Turks 1,183 4.1 803 3.51
Macedonians 37 0.1 16 0.07
others 163 0.6 45 0.2
Persons for whom data are taken from administrative sources n/a n/a 1,567 6.84


  1. ^ "2002 census results" (PDF). State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia (in English and Macedonian). 2002.

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