Demir Hisar Municipality

Demir Hisar (Macedonian: Демир Хисар [dɛˈmir‿xisar] (listen)) is a municipality in the southwestern part of North Macedonia. Demir Hisar, which means "iron fortress" in Turkish, is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Demir Hisar municipality is part of the Pelagonia Statistical Region.

Municipality of Demir Hisar
Општина Демир Хисар
Municipality
Flag of Municipality of Demir Hisar
Location of Municipality of Demir Hisar
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Pelagonia Region.svg Pelagonia
Municipal seatDemir Hisar
Government
 • MayorNikola Najdovski (VMRO-DPMNE)[1]
Area
 • Total480.13 km2 (185.38 sq mi)
Population
 • Total9,497
 • Density20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)47
car platesDH

GeographyEdit

The municipality borders Kičevo Municipality to the north, Kruševo Municipality and Mogila Municipality to the east, Bitola Municipality to the south, and Resen Municipality, Ohrid Municipality, and Debarca Municipality to the west.

DemographicsEdit

According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 9,497 inhabitants.[2]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 9,179 (96.7%)
  • Albanians = 232 (2.4%)
  • Turks = 35 (0,4%)
  • others.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Local Elections 2021 – Mayor of Demir Hisar. State Election Commission.
  2. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°13′26″N 21°12′14″E / 41.22391°N 21.20397°E / 41.22391; 21.20397