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Republic of Macedonia
Government of the Republic of Macedonia
Law on Territorial Organization
of the Local Self-Government in the Republic of
11 December 2003
of the Law on Territorial Organization
of the Local Self-Government in the Republic of Macedonia
I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
This law regulates the territorial organisation of the local self-government in the Republic of Macedonia, establishes the municipalities, determines the territory of the municipalities and the City of Skopje being a particular unit of local self-government, determines the names, seats and boundaries of the municipalities, determines the type and names of populated places, joining, division and change of boundaries of the municipalities and the City of Skopje, as well as other issues regarding the territorial organisation of the local self- government.
Article 2 The establishment of new municipality (joining, division and change of boundaries) and change of the name and seat may be done only with changes and amendments of this law, following prior consultation with the citizens of the respective territory, in a manner determined by law.
Article 3 The territory of the municipality covers populated places with cadastre municipalities determined in accordance with a law.
Populated place and its cadastre municipality may be a part of one municipality only.
Article 4 Boundaries of the municipality are the boundaries of the cadastre municipalities of the populated places that are part of that municipality in the part[s] that border[s] on the adjacent municipalities.
2 Article 5 Each municipality has a name and a seat of municipality.
The seat of the municipality is in one of the populated places within that municipality.
Article 6 Populated places are the cities and the villages.
A city, in the sense of this law, is a populated place that: has over 3000 inhabitants; has a developed structure of activities and over 51% of the employees are employed outside the primary activities; has a constructed urban physiognomy with zones for housing, economy, recreation and public green space, square, constructed system of streets and communal agencies and represents a functional center of the populated places in the vicinity.
A village, in the sense of this law, is a populated place with a sole functional meaning in which one activity predominates, whereas the ground has an agrarian physiognomy and function.
Those functional entities of the populated places that do not have their own cadastre municipality are defined as settlements in the sense of this law.
Article 8 This law determines the populated places and the names of populated places within the municipality.
On the territory of one municipality, two or more populated places, as a rule, may not have the same name.
II. ESTABLISHMENT, NAME AND SEAT OF THE MUNICIPALITY
1. Municipality of Berovo with a seat in the City of Berovo
2. Municipality of Bitola with a seat in the City of Bitola
3. Municipality of Bogdanci with a seat in the City of Bogdanci
4. Municipality of Valandovo with a seat in the City of Valandovo
5. Municipality of Veles with a seat in the City of Veles
6. Municipality of Vinica with a seat in the City of Vinica
7. Municipality of Gevgelija with a seat in the City of Gevgelija
8. Municipality of Gostivar with a seat in the City of Gostivar
9. Municipality of Debar with a seat in the City of Debar
10. Municipality of Delchevo with a seat in the City of Delchevo
11. Municipality of Demir Hisar with a seat in the City of Demir Hisar
12. Municipality of Demir Kapija with a seat in the City of Demir Kapija
13. Municipality of Kavadarci with a seat in the City of Kavadarci
14. Municipality of Kichevo with a seat in the City of Kichevo
15. Municipality of Kochani with a seat in the City of Kochani
17. Municipality of Kriva Palanka with a seat in the City of Kriva Palanka
18. Municipality of Krushevo with a seat in the City of Krushevo
19. Municipality of Kumanovo with a seat in the City of Kumanovo
20. Municipality of Makedonska Kamenica with a seat in the City of Makedonska Kamenica
21. Municipality of Makedonski Brod with a seat in the City of Makedonski Brod
22. Municipality of Negotino with a seat in the City of Negotino
23. Municipality of Ohrid with a seat in the City of Ohrid
24. Municipality of Pehchevo with a seat in the City of Pehchevo
25. Municipality of Prilep with a seat in the City of Prilep
26. Municipality of Probishtip with a seat in the City of Probishtip
27. Municipality of Radovish with a seat in the City of Radovish
28. Municipality of Resen with a seat in the City of Resen
29. Municipality of Sveti Nikole with a seat in the City of Sveti Nikole
30. Municipality of Struga with a seat in the City of Struga
31. Municipality of Strumica with a seat in the City of Strumica
32. Municipality of Tetovo
33. Municipality of Shtip with a seat in the City of Shtip
b) Municipalities with a seat in a village:
1. Municipality of Arachinovo with a seat in the village Arachinovo
Alternative for subpoint 1:
Point 1 is cancelled.
2. Municipality of Bogovinje with a seat in the village Bogovinje
3. Municipality of Bosilovo with a seat in the village Bosilovo
4. Municipality of Brvenica with a seat in the village Brvenica
5. Municipality of Vrapchishte with a seat in the village Vrapchishte
6. Municipality of Dolneni with a seat in the village Dolneni
7. Municipality of Zhelino with a seat in the village Zhelino
8. Municipality of Ilinden with a seat in the village Ilinden
9. Municipality of Jegunovce with a seat in the village Jegunovce
10. Municipality of Karbinci with a seat in the village Karbinci
11. Municipality of Krivogashtani with a seat in the village Krivogashtani
12. Municipality of Kukurechani with a seat in the village Kukurechani
13. Municipality of Lipkovo with a seat in the village Lipkovo
Alternative for subpoint 13:
6 Point 13 is cancelled
14. Municipality of Mavrovi Anovi with a seat in the village Mavrovi Anovi
15. Municipality of Mesheishta with a seat in the village Mesheishta
16. Municipality of Novaci with a seat in the village Novaci
17. Municipality of Novo Selo with a seat in the village Novo Selo
18. Municipality of Obleshevo with a seat in the village Obleshevo
19. Municipality of Petrovec with a seat in the village Petrovec
20. Municipality of Plasnica with a seat in the village Plasnica
21. Municipality of Rankovce with a seat in the village Rankovce
22. Municipality of Rosoman with a seat in the village Rosoman
23. Municipality of Saraj with a seat in the village Saraj
24. Municipality of Sopishte with a seat in the village Sopishte
25. Municipality of Staro Nagorichane with a seat in the village Staro Nagorichane
26. Municipality of Studenichani with a seat in the village Studenichani
27. Municipality of Tearce with a seat in the village Tearce
28. Municipality of Chashka with a seat in the village Chashka
29. Municipality of Chucher Sandevo with a seat in the village Chucher Sandevo
1. Municipality of Arachinovo with villages: Arachinovo, Brnjarci, Grushino, Mojanci, Orlanci.
Alternative for point 1:
Point 1 is cancelled.
2. Municipality of Berovo with the City of Berovo and villages: Budinarci, Dvorishte, Machevo, Mitrashinci, Ratevo, Rusinovo, Smojmirovo, Vladimirovo.
3. Municipalit of Bitola with the City of Bitola and villages: Bratin Dol, Brusnik, Bukovo, Dihovo, Dolno Orizari, Gorno Orizari, Karamani, Krklino, Lavci, Logovardi, Magarevo, Nizhepole, Orehovo, Poeshevo, Rashtani, Snegovo, Trn, Trnovo, Zhabeni, Bareshani, Bistrica, Dolno Egri, Dragosh, Gorno Egri, Graeshnica, Kanino, Kishava, Kravari, Kremenica, Krstoar, Lazhec, Medzitlija, Oleveni, Optichari, Ostrec, Porodin, Sredno Egri, Velushina, Zlokukjani, Gjavoto, Capari, Dolenci, Gopesh, Kazhani, Lera, Malovishte, Metimir, Ramna, Rotino, Srpci, Strezhevo, Svinishte.
4. Municipalit of Bogdanci with the City of Bogdanci and villages: Gjavato, Selemli, Stojakovo, Gjopcheli, Chaushli, Crnichani, Durutli, Furka, Kurtamzali, Nikolik, Nov Dojran, Organdzali, Sevendekli, Sretenovo, Star Dojran, Dzumabos.
5. Municipalit of Bogovinje with villages: Bogovinje, Zherovjane, Novo Selo, Pirok, Rakovec, Selce Kech, Dolno Palchishte, Gorno Palchishte, Gorno Sedlarce, Jelovjane, Kamenjane, Novakje, Sinichane, Urvich.
6. Municipalit of Bosilovo with villages: Bosilovo, Shtuka, Borievo, Drvosh, Ednokukjevo, Gecherlija, Hamzali, Ilovica, Petralinci, Radovo, Robovo, Saraj, Sekirnik, Staro Baldovci, Turnovo, Bansko, Monospitovo, Murtino, Sachino.
7. Municipalit of Brvenica with villages: Brvenica, Chelopek, Blace, Dolno Sedlarce, Gurgurnica, Miletino, Radiovce, Stenche, Tenovo, Volkovija.
9. Municipalit of Veles with the City of Veles and villages: Chaloshevo, Bashino Selo, Beleshtevica, Buzalkovo, Crkvino, D.Kalaslari, D.Orizari, Drenovo, G.Kalaslari, G.Orizari, Ivankovci, Karabunjishte, Krushje, Kumarino, Lugunci, Mamutchevo, Novachani, Novo Selo, Oraovec, Otovica, Prevalec, Rashtani, Rlevci, Rudnik, Slp, Sojaklari, Sopot, Vetersko, Dzidimirci.
10. Municipalit of Vinica with the City of Vinica and villages: Crn Kamen, Dragobrashte, Gradec, Grljani, Istibanja, Jakimovo, Kalimanci, Krushevo, Laki, Leski, Pekljani, Trsino, Vinichka Krshla, Blatec, Lipec.
11. Municipalit of Vrapchishte with villages: Vrapchishte, Galate, Novo Selo, Pozharane, Toplica, Vranovci, Zubovce, Gjurgjevishte, Dobri Dol, Gorjane, Gradec, Kalishte, Lomnica, Negotino Poloshko, Senokos
12. Municipalit of Gevgelija with the City of Gevgelija and villages:
Bogorodica, Huma, Konsko, Kovanci, Moin, Mrzenci, Negorci, Prdejci, Sermenin, Davidovo, Gabrovo, Miletkovo, Miravci, Petrovo, Smokvica.
13. Municipalit of Gostivar with the City of Gostivar and villages: Chajle, Balin Dol, Belovishte, Debreshe, Malo Turchane, D.Jelovce, G.Jelovce, Leshnica, Pechkovo, Raven, Rechane, Vrutok, Merdita, Zdunje, D.Banjica, G.Banjica, Mitroj Krsti, Sushica, Zhelezna Reka, Kunovo, Lakavica, Padalishte, Srbinovo, Strajane, Trnovo, Chegrane, Forino, Korito, Tumchevishte, Brodec.
14. Municipalit of Debar with the City of Debar and villages: Banishte, Bomovo, D.Kosovrasti, G.Kosovrasti, Gorenci, Hame, Konjari, Krivci, Otishani, Rajchica, Selokukji, Spas, Tatar Elevci, Dzepishte, Zhitineni, Bajramovci, Balanci, Breshtani, Broshtica, Centar Zhupa, D.Melnichani, Dolgash, Elevci, Evla, G.Melnichani, G.Papradnik, Kochishta, Kodzadzik, Mal Papradnik, Novak, Osolnica, Pareshi, Pralenik, Mogorche, Osoj, Gari.
15. Municipalit of Delchevo with the City of Delchevo and villages: Chiflik, Bigla, Dramche, Gabrovo, Grad, Iliovo, Kiselica, Nov Istevnik, Ochipale, Poleto, Razlovci, Selnik, Stamer, Star Istevnik, Trabotivishte, Turija, Vetren, Virche, Vratislavci, Zvegor.
16. Municipality of Demir Hisar with the City of Demir Hisar and villages:
Zhurche, Barakovo, Belche, Edinakovo, Graishte, Kochishte, Kutretino, Leskovo, Novo Selo, Obednik, Pribilci, Rakitnica, Rastojca, Sladuevo, Slepche, Smilevo, Strugovo, Suvodol, Sveta, Utovo, Vardino, Zagoriche, Zheleznec, Zhvan, Babino, Bazernik, Boishte, Brezovo,
17. Municipality of Demir Kapija with the City of Demir Kapija and villages:
Chelevec, Chiflik, Barovo, Besvica, Bistrenci, Drachevica, Dren, Iberli, Klisura, Kosharka, Koprishnica, Koreshnica, Przhdevo, Strmashevo.
18. Municipality of Dolneni with villages: Dolneni, Zhabjani, Belo Pole, Brailovo, Crnilishte, Dabjani, Debreshte, Desovo, Dolgaec, Drenovci, Dupjachani, G.Selo, Gostirachni, Koshino, Kostinci, Kutleshevo, Lazhani, Malo Mramorani, Margari, Nebregovo, Novoselani, Peshtalevo, Rilevo, Ropotovo, Sarandinovo, Sekirci, Senokos, Slepche, Slivle, Sredorek, Strovija, Vranche, Zabrchani, Zapolzhani, Zrze, Zhitoshe, Lokveni, Podvis.
19. Municipality of Zhelino with villages: Zhelino, Chiflik, Cerovo, Dobarce, Dolna Leshnica, Gorna Leshnica, Grupchin, Kopachin Dol, Larce, Lukovica, Merovo, Novo Selo, Ozormishte, Palatica, Rogle, Sedlarevo, Strimnica, Trebosh.
20. Municipality of Ilinden with villages: Ilinden, Ajvatovci, Buchinci, Bujkovci, Bunardzik, Deljadrovci, Kadino, Marino, Miladinovci, Mrshevci, Mralino, Tekija.
21. Municipality of Jegunovce with villages: Jegunovce, Zhilche, Shemshevo, Janchishte, Kopance, Podbrege, Preljubishte, Raotince, Ratae, Sirichino, Tudence, Belovishte, Jazhince, Orashje, Rogachevo, Staro Selo, Vratnica.
22. Municipality of Kavadarci with the City of Kavadarci and villages:
Sheshkovo, Shiec, Begnishte, Brushani, Dabnishte, Dobrotino, Dradnja, Dragozhel, Drenovo, Farish, Galishte, Garnikovo, Glishik, Grbovec, Kesendre, Koshani, Marena, Prevednik, Raec, Resava, Sopot, Vatasha, Vozarci, Chemersko, Bohula, Bojanchishte, Bunarche, D.Boshava, G.Boshava, Klinovo, Konopishte, Krnjevo, Kumanichevo, Majden, Mrezhichko, Radnja, Rozhden, Stragovo.
23. Municipality of Karbinci with villages: Karbinci, Argulica, Batanje, Crvulevo, Dolni Balvan, Dolno Trogerci, Ebeplija, Golem Balvan, Golem Gaber, Gorno Trogerci, Junuzlija, Kalauzlija, Kepekchelija, Kozjak, Krupishte, Kuchica, Kuchilat, Kurfalija, Mal Gaber, Michak, Muratlija, Odzalija, Pripechani, Prnalija, Radanje, Ruljak, Tarinci, Vrteshka.