Staro Nagoričane

Staro Nagoričane (Macedonian: Старо Нагоричане ) is a village in North Macedonia and the seat of the Staro Nagoričane municipality. The village is primarily known for its 11th century Church of St. George, first constructed in 1071 during Byzantine Macedonia, and reconstructed between 1313 and 1318 by Serbian King Stefan Milutin.

Staro Nagoričane
Старо Нагоричане
Flag of Staro Nagoričane
Coat of arms of Staro Nagoričane
Staro Nagoričane is located in North Macedonia
Staro Nagoričane
Staro Nagoričane
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°12′N 21°50′E / 42.200°N 21.833°E / 42.200; 21.833
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Northeastern Region, North Macedonia.svg Northeastern
MunicipalityCoat of arms of Staro Nagoričane.svg Staro Nagoričane
 • Total493
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code+389 031
Car platesKU


Staro Nagoričane with cupola of Church of St. George seen in background.

The village is located in the Sredorek region.



As of the 2021 census, Staro Nagoričane had 493 residents with the following ethnic composition:[1]

  • Serbs 302 (61.3%)
  • Macedonians 169 (34.3%)
  • Persons for whom data are taken from administrative sources 18 (3.7%)
  • Others 4

According to the 2002 census, the village had 555 inhabitants, out of which 452 (~80%) were Serbs, 100 (~20%) were Macedonians, 1 was Romani, and 2 Others.


  • Name: The official name is Staro Nagoričane, while it has been historically spelled Staro Nagoričano (Старо Нагоричано) and Staro Nagoričino (Старо Нагоричино)


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