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Saraj municipality
Општина Сарај
Komuna e Sarajit
—  Municipality  —

Coat of arms
Country Macedonia
region
Municipal seat Saraj (Skopje)
Government
 - mayor Blerim Bexheti
Area
 - Total 229.06 km2 (88.4 sq mi)
Population
 - Total 35,408
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Website http://www.saraj.gov.mk

Saraj (Macedonian: Сарај, Albanian: Saraji) is one of the 10 municipalities that make up the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. Saraj which means "palace" in Turkish is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found.

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Geography

Saraj borders Jegunovce municipality to the north-west, Želino municipality to the south-west, Sopište municipality to the south, Karpoš municipality and Gorče Petrov municipality to the east, and Serbia (Kosovo) to the north.

Demographics

According to the last National census from 2002 Saraj has 35,408 inhabitants. [1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 20,408
  • Macedonians = 12,377
  • Bosniaks = 1,120
  • others.

Notes

  1. [2] Macedonian census data of 2002]

See also

External links

Lake Treska in Saraj

Coordinates: 42°00′N 21°28′E / 42.00°N 21.47°E / 42.00; 21.47

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Saraj municipality
Општина Сарај
Komuna e Sarajit
—  Municipality  —
Country Macedonia
region
Municipal seat Saraj (Skopje)
Government
 - mayor Blerim Bexheti
Area
 - Total 229.06 km2 (88.4 sq mi)
Population
 - Total 35,408
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Website http://www.saraj.gov.mk

Saraj (Macedonian: Сарај, Albanian: Saraji) is one of the 10 municipalities that make up the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. Saraj which means "palace" in Turkish is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found.

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Geography

Saraj borders Jegunovce Municipality to the northwest, Želino Municipality to the southwest, Sopište Municipality to the south, Karpoš Municipality and Gjorče Petrov Municipality to the east, and Serbia (Kosovo) to the north.

Demographics

According to the last national census from 2002, Saraj has 35,408 inhabitants. [1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 20,408
  • Macedonians = 12,377
  • Bosniaks = 1,120
  • others.

Notes

  1. [2] Macedonian census data of 2002

External links

Coordinates: 42°00′N 21°28′E / 42.00°N 21.47°E / 42.00; 21.47


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