- Gostivar is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found.
- Gostivar Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.
Municipality of Gostivar
Komuna e Gostivarit
|• Mayor||Arben Taravari (AA)|
|• Total||513.39 km2 (198.22 sq mi)|
|• Density||158/km2 (410/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
The municipality borders
The municipality has 35 inhabited places, one town and 34 villages.
According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 81,042 inhabitants.
Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
- Albanians = 54,038 (66.7%)
- Macedonians = 15,877 (19.6%)
- Turks = 7,991 (9.9%)
- Roma = 2,237 (2.8%)
- 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)
- "Komunat shqiptare në Maqedoni anulojnë kremtimet për festat e nëntorit" (in Albanian). Gazeta Express. 27 November 2019. Archived from the original on 28 November 2019. Retrieved 29 November 2019.