Centar Municipality, Macedonia

Municipality of Centar
Општина Центар
City Municipality (Urban)


Coat of arms
Coordinates: MK 41°59′42″N 21°25′30″E / 41.99500°N 21.42500°E / 41.99500; 21.42500Coordinates: MK 41°59′42″N 21°25′30″E / 41.99500°N 21.42500°E / 41.99500; 21.42500
Country  Macedonia
Region Skopje Statistical Region
Municipal Seat Skopje
  Mayor Andrej Zhernovski (SDSM)
  Total 7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
  Total 45,412
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Centar (Macedonian:  Центар ) is the central municipality of the ten municipalities that compose the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. Centar is home to the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia.


Centar Municipality, view from Skopje Fortress

The Vardar River runs on the edge of the municipality along the border with Čair Municipality. Vodno Mountain overlooks Centar. The municipality's total area is 7.52 km2. Centar borders several other municipalities including: Karpoš Municipality to the west, Čair Municipality to the northeast, Aerodrom Municipality to the southeast, and Kisela Voda Municipality to the south.


According to the last national census from 2002, the municipality has 45,412 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality include:


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

External links

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Skopje/Centar.
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