Vraneštica Municipality

Vraneštica (Macedonian: About this soundВранештица ) is a former municipality in western North Macedonia, created in the 1996 territorial organisation and dissolved following the 2013 Macedonian new territorial organisation, after it was merged with Kičevo Municipality.[1] Vraneštica is also the name of the village where the municipal seat was found. This municipality was part of the Southwestern Statistical Region. The last mayor of the municipality was Vančo Srbakovski.

Vraneštica Municipality

Општина Вранештица
Municipality
Flag of Vraneštica Municipality
Flag
Official seal of Vraneštica Municipality
Seal
Location of Vraneštica Municipality
CountryNorth Macedonia
RegionSouthwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seatVraneštica
Population
 • Total1,322
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Split fromKičevo Municipality in 1996
Merged intoKičevo Municipality in 2013

DemographicsEdit

According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 1,322 inhabitants.[2] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 1033 (78.1%)
  • Turks* = 276 (20.9%)
  • Albanians = 10
  • Serbs = 2
  • Other = 1


In the municipality Muslim Macedonians have identified themselves as Turks, for various political reasons.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°28′N 21°01′E / 41.46°N 21.02°E / 41.46; 21.02