Pelagonia Statistical Region

geographic region in southwest Macedonia
Pelagonia Statistical Region
Пелагониски регион
statistical region
Pelagonia statistical region en.svg
Country  Macedonia
Area
 • Total 4,719 km2 (1,822 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 231,500
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)

The Pelagonia Statistical Region (Macedonian: Пелагониски регион) is one of eight statistical regions of the Republic of Macedonia. It is located in southwestern part of the country along the eponymous plain. It borders Greece and Albania. Internally, it borders the Southwestern and Vardar statistical regions.

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MunicipalitiesEdit

 
Map of the municipalities of the region

Pelagonia statistical region is divided into 9 municipalities:

DemographicsEdit

 
Map of the majority ethnic groups in the region

PopulationEdit

The population of the Pelagonia Statistical Region is 238,136 citizens, or 11.8% of the population of the Republic of Macedonia, according to the census of 2002.

Census Year Population Change
1994 214,709 N/A
2002 238,136 +10.91%

EthnicitiesEdit

The largest ethnic group in the region are the Macedonians.

Number %
TOTAL 238,136 100
Macedonians 204,471 85.9
Albanians 11,634 4.9
Romany 7,230 3.0
Turks 7,150 3.0
Bosniaks 2,380 1.0
Vlachs 2,307 1.0
Serbs 713 0.3
others 2,251 1.0

See alsoEdit