Vrapčište Municipality

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Vrapčište (Macedonian: Врапчиште , Albanian: Vrapçisht is a municipality in western North Macedonia. Vrapčište is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. This municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.

Municipality of Vrapčište
Општина Врапчиште
Komuna e Vrapçishtit
Official logo of Municipality of Vrapčište
Location of Municipality of Vrapčište
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Polog Region.svg Polog
Municipal seatVrapčište
 • MayorIsen Shabani (AA)
 • Total25,399
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
WebsiteOfficial Website


The municipality borders Bogovinje Municipality to the north, Brvenica Municipality to the east, and Gostivar Municipality to the south, Kosovo to the west.


According to the last national census from 2002, this municipality has 25,399 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 21,101 (83.1%)
  • Turks = 3,134 (12.3%)
  • Macedonians = 1,041 (4.1%)
  • others = 123 (0.5%)


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

Coordinates: 41°50′N 20°52′E / 41.83°N 20.86°E / 41.83; 20.86