Tearce (Macedonian: Теарце [ˈtɛ.artsɛ], Albanian: Tearca) is a municipality in northwestern Republic of Macedonia. Tearce is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. Tearce Municipality is part of the Polog Statistical Region.
The municipality borders Kosovo to the north, Jegunovce Municipality to the east and south, and Tetovo Municipality to the west.
According to the 2002 Macedonian census, this municipality has 22,454 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the municipality:
- Albanians = 18,950 (84.4%)
- Macedonians = 2,739 (12.2%)
- Turks = 516 (2.3%)
| Demographics of Brvenica Municipality || |
| Census year || Population |
| 1994 || 20,797|
| 2002 || 22,454|
|Inhabited places in Tearce Municipality|
| Villages: Brezno (Брезно) | Varvara (Варвара) | Gloǵi (Глоѓи) | Neprošteno (Непроштено) | Nerašte (Нераште) | Dobrošte (Доброште) | Jelošnik (Јелошник) | Lešok (Лешок) | Odri (Одри) | Prvce (Првце) | Pršovce (Пршовце) | Slatino (Слатино) | Tearce (Теарце) |
Coordinates: 42°04′N 21°03′E / 42.07°N 21.05°E