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Ohrid Municipality

Municipality of Ohrid
Општина Охрид
Urban municipality
Flag of Municipality of Ohrid
Flag
Official logo of Municipality of Ohrid
Coat of Arms
Location of Municipality of Ohrid
Country  Macedonia
Region Southwestern Statistical Region
Municipal seat Ohrid
Government
 • Mayor Nikola Bakracheski (VMRO-DPMNE)
Area
 • Total 389.93 km2 (150.55 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 55,749
 • Density 142.97/km2 (370.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 046
car plates OH
Website http://www.Ohrid.gov.mk/
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
The Church of St. John at Kaneo above the lake.
Type Natural and Cultural
Criteria i, iii, iv, vii
Reference 99
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1979 (3rd Session)
Extensions 1980

The Municipality of Ohrid (Macedonian: Општина Охрид) is a municipality in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia. Ohrid is also the name of the city where the municipal seat is found. Ohrid Municipality is in the Southwestern Statistical Region

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Inhabited places 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Ohrid Municipality borders Debarca Municipality to the west and north, Resen Municipality to the east, and Demir Hisar Municipality to the northeast.

Demographics

According to the national census of 2002, the municipality of Ohrid, before the attachment of Kosel Municipality, had 54,380 inhabitants; according to the census of 1994, it had 52,732. The former Kosel Municipality had a population of 1,369 in 2002 and 1,759 in 1994. The present-day combined municipality has 55,749 residents.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

Inhabited places

The municipality has 29 inhabited places, one town and 28 villages.

References

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

External links

  • Official website
  • Official website for Info, Places to visit and reservations in Ohrid

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