Demir Kapija Municipality

Demir Kapija (Macedonian: Демир Капија [ˌdɛmir ˈkapija] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in southern part of North Macedonia. Demir Kapija, which means "iron door" or "iron gate" in Turkish, is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Demir Kapija Municipality is part of the Vardar Statistical Region.

Demir Kapija Municipality

Општина Демир Капија
Urban municipality
Flag of Demir Kapija Municipality
Flag
Coat of arms of Demir Kapija
Coat of arms
Location of Demir Kapija Municipality
Coordinates: 41°24′32″N 22°14′38″E / 41.409°N 22.244°E / 41.409; 22.244Coordinates: 41°24′32″N 22°14′38″E / 41.409°N 22.244°E / 41.409; 22.244
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Vardar Region.svg Vardar
Municipal seatDemir Kapija
Government
 • MayorTrajche Dimitriev (VMRO-DPMNE)
Area
 • Total311.06 km2 (120.10 sq mi)
Elevation
202 m (663 ft)
Population
 • Total4,545
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal Code
1442
Area Code034
Vehicle registrationDK
Websitewww.demirkapija.gov.mk

GeographyEdit

The Došnica river which springs from Mount Kožuf is the source of drinking water and hydroelectric power production (at Čiflik) for the municipality.[1]

The municipality borders

DemographicsEdit

According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 4,545 inhabitants.[2]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 3,997 (87.9%)
  • Turks = 344 (7.6%)
  • Serbs = 132 (2.9%)
  • others.

Populated settlements include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hidroelektrična Centrala Došnica, Demir Kapija, Macedonia". mindat.org. Retrieved 4 February 2021.
  2. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)