Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality

Mavrovo and Rostuša (Macedonian: About this soundМаврово и Ростушa ) (Turkish: Mavrova ve Rostuşa) is a municipality in western North Macedonia. The municipal seat is located in the village of Rostuša. This municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Mavrovo and Rostuše Municipality

Општина Маврово и Ростушe
Rural municipality
Flag of Mavrovo and Rostuše Municipality
Coat of arms of Mavrovo and Rostuše Municipality
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Location of Mavrovo and Rostuše Municipality
Country North Macedonia
RegionPolog Statistical Region
Municipal seatRostuša
 • MayorMukrem Mehmedi (VMRO-DPMNE)
 • Total663.19 km2 (256.06 sq mi)
 • Total8,618
 • Density13/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)


The municipality borders Gostivar Municipality to the north, Kičevo Municipality to the east, Debar Municipality to the south and Albania to the west.


According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 8,618 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 4,349 (50.5%)
  • Turks = 2,680 (31.1%)
  • Albanians = 1,483 (17.2%)
  • others.

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°37′N 20°35′E / 41.61°N 20.59°E / 41.61; 20.59