Plasnica Municipality

Plasnica (Macedonian: About this soundПласница ,(Turkish: About this soundPlasnitsa , is a municipality in western North Macedonia. Plasnica is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Plasnica Municipality is part of the Southwestern Statistical Region. It is particularly noteworthy in having a mostly ethnic Turkish population.

Plasnica Municipality

Општина Пласница

Plasnitsa Belediyesi
Municipality
Flag of Plasnica Municipality
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Location of Plasnica Municipality
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Southwestern Region, North Macedonia.svg Southwestern
Municipal seatPlasnica
Government
 • MayorIsmail Jahoski (DUI)
Area
 • Total54.44 km2 (21.02 sq mi)
Population
 • Total4,545
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Official language(s)Macedonian, Turkish

GeographyEdit

The municipality borders Makedonski Brod Municipality to the northeast, Kruševo Municipality to the southeast, Kičevo Municipality to the southwest, west and northwest.

DemographicsEdit

According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 4,545 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

  • Turks = 4,446 (97.8%)
  • Macedonians = 34 (0.7%)
  • Others = 65 (1.4%)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°28′N 21°14′E / 41.47°N 21.23°E / 41.47; 21.23