Northeastern Statistical Region

The Northeastern Statistical Region (Macedonian: Североисточен Регион) is one of eight arbitrary statistical regions in the Republic of North Macedonia. It borders Kosovo and Serbia to the north and Bulgaria to the east, while internally, it borders the Skopje and Eastern statistical regions.

Northeastern statistical region

Североисточен Регион
Hircus-Macedonia location Northeastern.svg
Flag of Northeastern statistical region
 • Total2,306 km2 (890 sq mi)
 • Total176,196
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.732[2]
high · 8th of 8


The municipalities of the region

Northeastern Statistical Region is divided into six municipalities:



The current population of the Northeastern Statistical Region is 172,787 citizens or 8.5% of the total population of the Republic of North Macedonia, according to the last population census in 2002.

Census year Population Change
1994 163,841 N/A
2002 172,787 +5.46%


Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region.

The largest group in the region is the Macedonians. Albanians, Serbs, and Roma also account for a significant population.[3]

Number %
TOTAL 172,787 100
Macedonians 102,108 59.1
Albanians 53,650 31.0
Serbs 10,461 6.1
Roma 5,132 3.0
others 1,436 0.8


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  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. ^ Republic of Macedonia - State Statistical Office (in English and Macedonian)

Coordinates: 42°08′24″N 21°42′36″E / 42.1400°N 21.7100°E / 42.1400; 21.7100