Debar ( mk|Дебар , sq|Komuna e Dibrës) is a municipality in western part of Republic of North Macedonia. ''Debar'' is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Debar Municipality is part of the Southwestern Statistical Region.


The municipality borders Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality to the northeast, Kičevo Municipality to the southeast, Centar Župa Municipality to the south, and Albania to the west.


According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 19,542 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the municipality include: *Albanians = 11,348 (58.1%) *Macedonians = 3,911 (20.0%) *Turks = 2,684 (13.7%) *Roma = 1,080 (5.5%) *others. Mother tongues in the municipality include: *Albanian = 12,051 (61.6%) *Macedonian = 5,973 (30.5%) *Turkish = 1,358 (6.9%) *Roma = 50 (0.25%) Demographic development of Debar municipality within today borders.


External links

Official website
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