|Municipality of Prilep|
|Region||Pelagonia Statistical Region|
|• Mayor||Marjan Risteski (VMRO-DPMNE)|
|• Total||1,194.44 km2 (461.18 sq mi)|
|• Density||64.27/km2 (166.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
Prilep (Macedonian: Прилеп [ˈpriːlɛp]) is a municipality in southern Republic of Macedonia. Prilep is also the name of the city where the municipal seat is found. It is located in the Pelagonia Statistical Region.
The population of the municipality is 76,768 of whom approximately 70,000 live in the municipality center Prilep, the rest live in the villages of the municipality.
According to the last national Macedonian census from 2002 the majority in the municipality is represented by the ethnic Macedonians, 70,878 (92.3%). Other ethnic groups include: Romani (4,433), Turks (917), Serbs (172), Bosniaks (86), Albanians (22), Vlachs (17), and others (243).
The number of the inhabited places in the municipality is 59. There is one city and 58 villages.
- 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)