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Eastern Statistical Region

The Eastern Statistical Region (Macedonian: Источен регион) is one of eight statistical regions of the Republic of Macedonia. Eastern, located in the eastern part of the country, borders Bulgaria. Internally, it borders the Vardar, Skopje, Northeastern, and Southeastern statistical regions.

Eastern Statistical Region

Источен регион
Eastern statistical region en.svg
Country Macedonia
 • Total3,539 km2 (1,366 sq mi)
 • Total177,411
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)



The municipalities of the region

Eastern statistical region is divided into 11 municipalities:


Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region


The current population of the Eastern Statistical Region is 181,858 citizens or 9.0% of the total population of the Republic of Macedonia, according to the last population census in 2002.

Census Year Population Change
1994 180,039 N/A
2002 181,858 +1.01%


The largest ethnic group in the region are the Macedonians.

Number %
TOTAL 181,858 100
Macedonians 168,046 92.4
Romany 6,876 3.8
Turks 2,794 1.5
Vlachs 2,074 1.1
others 2,068 1.1

Coordinates: 41°55′48″N 22°24′00″E / 41.9300°N 22.4000°E / 41.9300; 22.4000