Jegunovce Municipality

Jegunovce (Macedonian: Јегуновце , Albanian: Jegunoc) is a municipality in the northwest of North Macedonia. Jegunovce is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Jegunovce Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Municipality of Jegunovce
Општина Јегуновце
Komuna e Jegunocit
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Jegunovce
Coat of arms of Municipality of Jegunovce
Location of Municipality of Jegunovce
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Polog Region.svg Polog
Municipal seatJegunovce
Government
 • MayorToni Koceski (VMRO-DPMNE)
Area
 • Total176.93 km2 (68.31 sq mi)
Population
 • Total8,895
 • Density60.98/km2 (157.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s)044
car platesТЕ
Websitehttp://www.OpstinaJegunovce.gov.mk

GeographyEdit

The municipality borders Kosovo to the north and east, the city of Skopje to the southeast, Tearce Municipality to the west, Želino Municipality to the south and Tetovo Municipality to the southwest.

HistoryEdit

By the 2003 territorial division of the republic, the rural Vratnica Municipality was attached to Jegunovce Municipality.

DemographicsEdit

The municipality has 8,895 inhabitants, according to the 2021 census. Ethnic groups in the municipality:

2002 2021
Number % Number %
TOTAL 10,790 100 8,895 100
Macedonians 5,963 55.3 4,746 53.36
Albanians 4,642 43.0 3,482 39.15
Persons for whom data are taken from administrative sources n/a n/a 518 5.82
Serbs 109 1.0 89 1.0
Roma / / 49 0.55
others 76 0.7 11 0.12

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 42°04′N 21°07′E / 42.07°N 21.12°E / 42.07; 21.12