Bosilovo Municipality

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.

Bosilovo Municipality
Општина Босилово
Rural municipality
Flag of Bosilovo Municipality
Official logo of Bosilovo Municipality
Location of Bosilovo Municipality
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Southeastern Region, North Macedonia.svg Southeastern
Municipal seatBosilovo
 • MayorZoran Zimbakov (SDSM)
 • Total14,260
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)161,99 Км
Map of Bosilovo Municipality with its villages and their areas.


The municipality borders Vasilevo Municipality to the northwest, Berovo Municipality to the northeast, Novo Selo Municipality to the southeast, and Strumica Municipality to the southwest.


According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 14,260 inhabitants.[1]

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.[2] 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).[2]

Inhabited placesEdit

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.


  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)
  2. ^ a b >2002 census results. Page 346-347

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Coordinates: 41°26′N 22°45′E / 41.43°N 22.75°E / 41.43; 22.75