Bosilovo (Macedonian: Општина Босилово, Opština Bosilovo) is a municipality in southeastern part of Republic of North Macedonia. Bosilovo is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Bosilovo Municipality is part of Southeastern Statistical Region.
|• Mayor||Zoran Zimbakov (SDSM)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|Area code(s)||161,99 Км|
According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 14,260 inhabitants.
Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
- Macedonians = 13,649 (95.7%)
- Turks = 495 (3.5%)
- others = 116 (0.8%)
Bosilovo Municipality, like neighboring Vasilovo, is notable for its higher concentration of Catholics than is typical for Macedonia which is overall mostly Orthodox and Muslim. In 2002, it was found that there were 959 Catholics, or 7.7% of the municipality's total population. Most of these Catholics are found in the towns of Radovo (where 823 Catholics make up 96.7% of all residents) and Petralinci (where 105 Catholics make up 17.4% of all residents).
In the municipality there are 16 villages: Borievo, Bosilovo, Gečerlija, Drvoš, Ednokukjevo, Ilovica, Monospitovo, Petralinci, Radovo, Robovo, Saraj, Sekirnik, Staro Baldovci, Turnovo, Hamzali and Štuka.