Vardar Statistical Region

The Vardar Statistical Region (Macedonian: Вардарски Регион) is one of eight statistical regions of North Macedonia. Vardar, located in the central part of North Macedonia, borders Greece to the south. Internally, it borders the Pelagonia, Southwestern, Skopje, Southeastern, and Eastern. The Vardar Statistical Region is named after the Vardar River, which runs through the region.

Vardar Statistical Region
Вардарски Регион (Macedonian)
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Official seal of Vardar Statistical Region
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Country North Macedonia
Area
 • Total3,995 km2 (1,542 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total138,722
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.759[1]
high · 3rd of 8

MunicipalitiesEdit

 
The municipalities of the region

Vardar statistical region is divided into 9 municipalities:

GeographyEdit

The Vardar Statistical Region is bisected by the Vardar River and is bounded to the south by Greece. The region is flatter than most of the rest of the country.

DemographicsEdit

 
Map of the largest ethnic groups in the region

PopulationEdit

The current population of the Vardar Statistical Region is 154,535 citizens, according to the last population census in 2002, making it the least populous of the eight statistical regions.

Census year Population Change
1994 130,793 N/A
2002 154,535 +18.2%
2021 138,722 -10.4%

EthnicitiesEdit

The largest ethnic group in the region is the Macedonians.

2002 2021
Number % Number %
TOTAL 154,535 100 138,722 100
Macedonians 137,520 88.99 112,444 81.06
Albanians 5,127 3.32 6,981 5.03
Turks 3,026 1.96 2,608 1.88
Bosniaks 2,871 1.86 2,238 1.61
Roma 1,259 0.81 2,029 1.46
Serbs 1,386 0.9 1,209 0.87
others 3,346 2.17 1,523 1.1
Persons for whom data are taken from administrative sources n/a n/a 9,690 6.99


See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 41°26′30″N 22°02′44″E / 41.44167°N 22.04556°E / 41.44167; 22.04556

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.