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Gazi Baba municipality
Општина Гази Баба
—  Municipality  —

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Municipal seat Skopje
Population
 - Total 72,617
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Gazi Baba (Macedonian: Гази Баба) is one of the 10 municipalities that make up the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. The name of the area and the name of the municipality comes from the nickname of the Ottoman poet Aṣik Çelebi. The name Gazi Baba stems from Ottoman times, Gazi means "war veteran" and baba means "father" in Turkish.

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Geography

The municipality borders Petrovec municipality, Studeničani municipality and Aerodrom municipality to the south, Centar municipality, Čair municipality and Butel municipality to the west, Lipkovo municipality to the north-east, and Aračinovo municipality and Ilinden municipality to the east.

Demographics

According to the last National census from 2002 this municipality has 72,617 inhabitants. [1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Macedonians = 53,497
  • Albanians = 12,502
  • Serbs = 2,097
  • Roma = 2,082
  • others.

Notes

  1. [2] Macedonian census data of 2002

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