Valandovo Municipality

Valandovo (Macedonian: Валандово [vaˈɫandɔvɔ] (listen)) is a municipality in the southern part of North Macedonia. Valandovo is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Valandovo Municipality is part of Southeastern Statistical Region.

Valandovo Municipality
Општина Валандово
Urban municipality
Flag of Valandovo Municipality
Coat of arms of Valandovo Municipality
Location of Valandovo Municipality
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Southeastern Region, North Macedonia.svg Southeastern
Municipal seatValandovo
Government
 • MayorPero Kostadinov (SDSM)
Population
 • Total10,580
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

GeographyEdit

The municipality borders Demir Kapija Municipality to the northwest, Konče Municipality to the north, Strumica Municipality to the northeast, Greece to the east, Dojran Municipality and Bogdanci Municipality to the south, and Gevgelija Municipality to the southwest.

DemographicsEdit

According to the last national census from 2021, this municipality has 10,580 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

2002 2021
Number % Number %
TOTAL 11,890 100 10,508 100
Macedonians 9,830 82.7 8,166 77.71
Turks 1,333 11.2 1,412 13.44
Serbs 639 5.4 469 4.46
others 88 0.7 97 0.92
Persons for whom data are taken from administrative sources n/a n/a 364 3.46

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°19′00″N 22°33′00″E / 41.3167°N 22.55°E / 41.3167; 22.55