Prilep (Macedonian: Прилеп [ˈpriːlɛp] (listen)) is a municipality in the south of North Macedonia. Prilep is also the name of the city where the municipal seat is found. It is located in the Pelagonia Statistical Region.
Municipality of Prilep
|Region||Pelagonia Statistical Region|
|• Mayor||Ilija Jovanoski (SDSM)|
|• Total||1,194.44 km2 (461.18 sq mi)|
|• Density||64.27/km2 (166.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
According to the last national Macedonian census from 2002 the majority in the municipality is represented by the ethnic Macedonians, 70,878 (92.3%). Other ethnic groups include: Romani (4,433), Turks (917), Serbs (172), Bosniaks (86), Albanians (22), Vlachs (17), and others (243).
The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 59. There are one city and 58 villages. Many villages have small populations or are even abandoned.
- 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)