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Tetovo municipality
Општина Тетово
Komuna e Tetovës
—  Municipality  —

Country Macedonia
Municipal center Tetovo
 - Mayor Sadi Bexheti
 - Total 261.89 km2 (101.1 sq mi)
 - Total 86,580
 - Density 330.6/km2 (856.2/sq mi)
 - primary Macedonian
 - secondary Albanian
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +389 044
Car plates TE

Tetovo (Macedonian: Тетово; Albanian: Tetovë) is a municipality in northwestern Republic of Macedonia. Tetovo is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Tetovo municipality is part of Polog statistical region.



The municipality borders Kosovo to the north and west, Tearce to the northeast, Jegunovce to the east, Želino to the southeast and Brvenica to the south and Bogovinje to the southwest.


The population of the municipality is 86,580 of whom approximately 75,000 live in the municipality center Tetovo, the rest lives in the suburbs and the villages of the municipality.

According to the last National Macedonian census the majority in the municipality is represented by the Albanians (60,886) followed by Macedonians (20,053), Roma (2,357), Turks (1,882), and others.

By the 2003 territorial division of the republic, the rural Šipkovica municipality and Djepčište municipality were attached to Tetovo municipality. Without these two municipalities the population of the municipality of Tetovo was 65,318 according to the National census of 1994, and 70,841 at the last census. ^  The population of the abolished in 2003 Šipkovica municipality in 1994 was 6,797, and according to the last census was 7,820. The population of the abolished in 2003 Djepčište municipality in 1994 was 7,286, and according to the last census was 7,919. With the Territorial administrative division of the republic in 2003 the municipalities of Djepčište and Šipkovica were atached to Tetovo and so the population of the present day municipality is 86,580.

Inhabited places

The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 19. There is one city and 18 villages.

Inhabited places in Tetovo Municipality
Village(s): Bozovce | Brodec | Vejce | Vešala | Gajre | Golema Rečica | Germo | Jedoarce | Lavce | Lisec | Mala Rečica | Otunje | Poroj | Sarakino | Selce | Fališ | Djepčište | Šipkovica | Pirok

Citys: Tetovo

See also

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