Centar Municipality, Skopje

Centar (Macedonian: About this soundЦентар ) is the central municipality of the ten municipalities that compose the city of Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. Centar is home to the Assembly of North Macedonia.

Municipality of Centar

Општина Центар
City Municipality (Urban)
Flag of Municipality of Centar
Flag
Location of Municipality of Centar
Municipality of Centar is located in North Macedonia
Municipality of Centar
Municipality of Centar
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°59′42″N 21°25′30″E / 41.99500°N 21.42500°E / 41.99500; 21.42500Coordinates: 41°59′42″N 21°25′30″E / 41.99500°N 21.42500°E / 41.99500; 21.42500
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Skopje Region.svg Skopje
Municipal seatSkopje
Government
 • MayorSasha Bogdanovikj (SDSM)
Area
 • Total7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Population
 • Total82,604
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

GeographyEdit

 
Centar Municipality, view from Skopje Fortress

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 northeast, Aerodrom Municipality to the southeast, and Kisela Voda Municipality to the south.

DemographicsEdit

According to the last national census from 2002, the municipality has 82,604 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 38,778 (85.4%)
  • Serbs = 2,037 (4.5%)
  • Albanians = 1,465 (3.2%)
  • Roma = 974 (2.2%)
  • others.

SportsEdit

The Toše Proeski Arena, the national football stadium, is located in the municipality and hosts home games of FK Vardar and FK Rabotnički.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External linksEdit